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Wearables for Parkinsons study

Wearables Should Replace Self-Reporting Diaries for Tracking Parkinson’s Symptom, Says New Study

According to a new study published in the journal npj Digital Medicine, wearable technology can be a better alternative to self-reporting diaries to track symptoms in people with Parkinson’s disease. “For clinicians to effectively manage the disease and for researchers to develop new therapies, high quality data are critical,” said Paolo Bonato, a senior author […]
Alzheimers Research UK to Use Wearables

Alzheimer’s Research UK Launches Global Initiative to Use Wearables to Revolutionize Disease Detection

Alzheimer’s Research UK, the leading dementia research charity in the UK, has launched a global initiative to revolutionize the early detection of neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s. A wealth of data will be used to develop “fingerprints” of neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s that can then be detected through wearable technologies, such as smartwatches. Read more Tata […]
Savonix Boston University Alzheimer’s Study

Savonix-Boston University Partnership Launches Study to Collect Brain Data for Alzheimer’s Disease

Savonix, a global leader in digital tests for cognitive health, and Boston University School of Public Health, announced the launch of a landmark population health study in dementia. The study, titled Alzheimer’s Disease Discovery Study (ASSIST), will digitally collect cognitive data, health history and lifestyle tracking data from 400,000 individuals. The study will capture data […]
Apple Eli Lilly Study

Apple Joins Eli Lilly to Study How iPhone and Apple Watch Can Detect Signs...

Apple has been continuing its efforts to establish itself in the healthcare platform by adding health monitoring features to its iPhone and smartwatch. Now, the company has teamed up with Eli Lilly to see if data from Apple devices can help identify early signs of dementia. The results of the feasibility study showed that sensors […]
Care Indeed VR training

Virtual Reality Training to Empower Caregivers with Proper Skills in Dementia Care

Caring for someone with dementia poses many challenges for families and caregivers. People with conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease have a progressive neurological disorder that makes them unable to remember things, make decisions or communicate with others. This condition can also cause mood swings and change the person’s behavior. Many caregivers report they wish they’d […]
BioSensics NIH grant

BioSensics Receives $4.3M Grant Award from the NIH to for Remote Monitoring of Cognitive...

BioSensics, a global leader in wearable movement sensors for healthcare, has received a grant award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop technology for continuous, remote monitoring of cognitive decline. Using this technology, BioSensics will be able to perform objective assessment of instrumental activities of daily living, life space, and digital social interactions, […]