Virtual reality game takes new approach to Alzheimer’s research

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The constant creation of new technology to assist research into some of the most debilitating and common diseases is proving revolutionary, with dementia being a key condition being tackled by inventors in multiple capacities. A series of virtual reality short films created to trigger happy memories for Alzheimer’s patients and a wearable button that alerts carers when a patient with the disease goes astray have both contributed to the care and investigation into the condition. Virtual reality has an integral place in finding out more about dementia, and free smartphone game Sea Hero Quest hopes to contribute its own findings.…

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