Firms Race to Find New Ways to Scan Brain Health

How con­sis­tent­ly you type on a key­board and the way you use your smart­phone may one day tell your doc­tor — or some­one else, like your employ­er — if your brain is ailing.

Right now, doc­tors gen­er­al­ly rely on ques­tion­naires about a person’s symp­toms and writ­ten chal­lenges like draw­ing a clock to begin to home in on brain dis­eases like depres­sion and demen­tia. New tech­nolo­gies would replace these with pas­sive mon­i­tor­ing of things like com­put­er or smart­phone use, or even changes to a person’s brain waves, to detect brain changes con­sis­tent with dis­eases like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, PTSD, depres­sion, and injuries like a con­cus­sion.” Keep read­ing arti­cle over at WebMD

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