Can brain training slow the progression to Alzheimer's?

Cambridge University neuroscientists have invented a memory-boosting app called GameShow, designed to help patients in the very first stages of...
07 July 2017
Presented by Katie Haylor

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Millions of people worldwide are affected by Alzheimer’s Disease; Terry Pratchett was famously a victim of the condition, which progressively robs sufferers of their mental faculties. At the moment, no therapies are available to halt the disease, but it might be possible to keep patients functioning well for longer, with a bit of brain-training. Cambridge University neuroscientists have invented a memory-boosting app called GameShow. Katie Haylor went to see the game's co-inventor Barbara Sahakian and lead scientist George Savulich...

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