Tag Archives: Diagnosis

Medical News Today: Is virtual reality the next frontier of Alzheimer’s diagnosis?

New research that aimed to highlight the potential of new technologies to diagnose disease has suggested that virtual reality may play a crucial role in monitoring Alzheimer’s disease. VR headsets may soon serve as a better alternative to standard testing for Alzheimer’s. Dementia is a general term to describe the impairment of cognitive functions such… Read More »

Suicide risk rises in year following cancer diagnosis

(Reuters Health) – Although cancer survival rates have greatly improved in recent decades, a diagnosis with certain types of cancer can still be upsetting enough to increase a patient’s risk of suicide, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers examined data on more than 4.6 million cancer patients, including 1,585 people who died by suicide within one… Read More »