Monday, 17 December 2012

Dementia patients in Dutch village given 'alternative reality'

 A dementia care home in the Netherlands is experimenting with a new way of treating patients by offering them an "alternative reality".

Hogeway is being compared to the film the Truman Show but could other countries learn lessons from how the Dutch are dealing with the disease?
Director of Innovation and co-founder Yvonne van Amerongen showed Anna Holligan around their virtual village near Amsterdam.
 

REM sleep disorder and acting out dreams

REM sleep disorder causes people to act out their dreams Researchers have a non-invasive diagnostic tool called a liquid biop...