Thursday February 20, 2020

Details of new test for dementia announced

Details of a new breakthrough in dementia testing that was developed in Ireland will be unveiled this week.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

@susmitchellsbp
2nd June, 2012

Details of a new breakthrough in dementia testing that was developed in Ireland will be unveiled this week. The quick mild cognitive impairment (Qmci) screen was developed and refined by Cork-based doctors Professor Willie Molloy and Ronan Ó Caoimh.

The pair believe it is a huge advance on standard tests, as it can indicate the early signs of the disease in less than five minutes. Specifically, it aims to discover whether people have mild cognitive...

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