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Biogen Apple partnership dementia study

Biogen Partnering with Apple for Cognitive Health Study Using Apple Watch and iPhone

Biogen, a medtech company based in Massachusetts, is partnering with Apple in a research study to investigate the role Apple Watch and iPhone could play in monitoring cognitive performance and […]
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Neuralink human trials

Elon Musk’s Neuralink Could Start Human Trials This Year

Elon Musk has announced that his brain-computer interface Neuralink is looking to accelerate its pace to enable human trials as soon as possible. Provided that things go well, the Tesla […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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. […]
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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 […]
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