May 23, 2023

‘Carebots’: A Dream for Carers or a Dangerous Fantasy?

(The Guardian) – Even more revolutionary would be “care bots” such as Pepper, a semi-humanoid bot that engages in conversation and leads exercises or games. It’s one of several such bots that the Japanese government has introduced to residential care … Read More

May 15, 2023

Promising New Alzheimer’s Drugs Face Questions About Real-World Benefit

(Axios) – Promising clinical trial results from another new Alzheimer’s drug haven’t put to bed questions about how much the treatments actually benefit patients, and whether their strong points outweigh their safety risks. Why it matters: Preliminary data for Eli … Read More