Innovation

Neurotrack Develops 3-Minute Digital Test to Screen for Cognitive Impairment During Annual Wellness Visits

The Digital Exam Enables Providers, For The First Time Ever, To Quickly Screen Brain Health During A Typical 40-Minute Wellness Appointment, More Efficiently And Accurately Signaling Early Signs Of Cognitive Decline (PRESS RELEASE) Neurotrack, the leader in science-backed cognitive health solutions, announced today the launch of the first ever three-minute digital cognitive assessment that enables […]

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Prevention

Protect Your Brain with a Poke in the Arm

Just when you might be feeling a little sick of shots, there’s new research to encourage you to get your immunizations up to date. There may be a cognitive health benefit from recommended vaccines, including the flu shot, the COVID-19 booster, and for those 50-plus, the shingles vaccine. Don’t forget your flu shot Flu season […]

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Uncategorized

On Bruce Willis, Word Finding, and Dementia Worries

In recent weeks, the family of actor Bruce Willis (Die Hard, Pulp Fiction, The Sixth Sense) announced that he would be stepping away from his acting career due to an ongoing struggle with aphasia. We spoke with Neurotrack clinical researcher and speech-language pathologist Jennifer Myers, PhD, MS, CCC-SLP, about this condition, its connection to dementia, […]

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From the CEO, Prevention, Uncategorized

Introducing Our Brain Health Library

World Alzheimer’s Day has a special urgency this year.  For many people affected by the isolation and disruptions of COVID-19, the impact of changes in sleep, diet, exercise, social contact and mental engagement on their cognitive state is both surprising and concerning. The “brain fog” that so many people have described has also been a […]

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Uncategorized

Neurotrack Awarded $3.3 Million Grant from National Institute on Aging to Study the Impact of its Cognitive Health Digital Therapeutic

(PRESS RELEASE) Neurotrack, an innovative digital health company on a mission to transform the measurement and management of cognition and memory loss, today announced it has been awarded a fast-track grant worth up to $3.3 million, pending the completion of milestones, from the National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the NIH, to assess how […]

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Prevention

Mom Was Right, Eat Your Veggies

What we now know about the link between poor diet and cognitive decline should set off alarm bells in all of us. Each of us makes choices every day about what to put in our mouths, and those choices—though we assume ourselves to have free will—are often subconsciously affected by what we see on TV, in our own homes, and even in the aisles of grocery stores.

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Diagnosis, Innovation, Memory, Prevention

When One Door Closes

What the Failure of Biogen’s Aducanumab Tells Us About Alzheimer’s — Risk Reduction is Still Our Best Weapon Today I serve as Neurotrack’s Head Writer. But three years ago, in a different professional incarnation, I had the privilege of sitting in a packed conference room with a bright, articulate representative from the pharmaceutical company Biogen […]

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