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MIT new method of stimulating neurons

MIT Researchers Develop New Method of Stimulating Neurons

To manipulate neural cells, doctors and scientists routinely use two methods – electrical stimulation and chemical pharmaceuticals. However, these methods have their drawbacks. Chemicals are usually slow to take effect […]
Magnet Controlled Brain Implant

Rice University Researchers Develop Magnet-Controlled Brain Implant

A team of Rice University engineers has developed the first-ever neural implant that can be both programmed and charged remotely with a magnetic field. This breakthrough may make possible imbedded […]
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. […]
Abbott FDA DBS system

Abbott Secures FDA’s Expanded Indication for its Deep Brain Stimulation System for Parkinson’s Treatment

Abbott’s Infinity Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) system has received an expanded clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to include targeting of an area of the brain called […]
PROTXX collaboration in Alberta

PROTXX Collaborates with Healthcare Providers, Universities and Machine Learning Developers in Alberta

Silicon Valley-based digital healthcare technology pioneer PROTXX, Inc. announced a broad collaboration with Alberta-based organizations. These organizations include Alberta Health Services (AHS), independent clinical healthcare providers, machine learning developers, and […]
SpeechVive for Parkinsons

This Wearable Device Can Improve Speech of People Living with Parkinson’s Disease

People afflicted with Parkinson’s disease usually develop speech impediment; their speech become quieter and less clear that before the disease affected them. In many cases, these people improve their speech […]