The five-minute test that warns of dementia – years before symptoms start: There’s still no cure for the debilitating condition… so would you be brave enough to try a new method that could predict you are at risk?
Published 25 October 2021 in The Daily Mail
‘In the earliest stages of Alzheimer’s, it is not memory that gets affected,’ says Mr Medcalf.
‘Research shows instead that it is your brain’s processing speed that starts to slow, and this is what the new test shows.’
It is designed to work on screens such as an Apple iPad. The company says the test is so straightforward that it plans to sell an abbreviated two-minute form to anyone who wants to use it at home.
‘You could use it every day, to track how you’re doing over the weeks,’ adds Mr Medcalf.