Artificial intelligence accurately predicts who will develop dementia in two years

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Artificial intelligence can predict which people who attend memory clinics will develop dementia within two years with 92 percent accuracy, a largescale new study has concluded.

Using data from more than 15,300 patients in the US, research from the University of Exeter found that a form of called can accurately tell who will go on to develop dementia.

The technique works by spotting hidden patterns in the data and learning who is most at risk. The study, published in JAMA Network Open and funded by funded by Alzheimer’s Research UK, also suggested that the algorithm could help reduce the number…

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