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Code4Health

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On the 18th and 19th March we will be hosting a Code4Health event to teach 20 clinicians how to code and develop an ‘app in day’. Such was the enthusiasm among clinicians, we had to add a second day to this one day event.

For more details of the program, see here

New cholesterol-derived molecules linked to Alzheimer’s

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Source: King’s College London.

Several molecules that are found in the blood and derived from cholesterol have improved our understanding of how Alzheimer’s disease develops, according to research carried out at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN).

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Sleep sensors to detect relapse in Schizophrenia

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News article: King’s College London

Currently, we are testing the devices shown on the right. In order to make sense of each device’s data, all devices are worn on the same wrist of a candidate person. This enables us to compare the different outputs and pinpoints advantages and disadvantages of the devices. Automatic sleep detection and scoring is of particular interest, since greater accuracy and resolution will help to detect relapse in Schizophrenia more reliably.

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