Camera aids memory loss fight?

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SensecamHave you heard about Sensecam? It is produced by Microsoft. It can fit in the palm of a hand and can store up to 30,000 images and takes photos of daily events every 30 seconds and they can be played back later. Experts believe that this wearable digital camera may hold the key to helping people who have memory problems and those that have more serious conditions. The results of the trials showed a positive effects. It showed that it helped people remember the events and emotions associated to it.

Researchers are now testing the device on healthy elderly people who would typically struggle to recall memories as a result of aging as well as patients with Alzheimer's. According to Dr Chris Moulin, from Leeds University, who is involved in the research, "It is very early days, but the signs are encouraging". It is also reported that the Universities in the US and UK are currently testing this device. Read more about this news here.

I hope this camera offers great results and will be out in the market. I am sure it will be a big help to a lot of people including me. I am 28 years old and sometimes my memory is messed up. I need this kind of aid too.'myspace

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