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Innovative Brain Implant Reads and Stimulates Brain to Improve Parkinson’s Treatment

Neurostimulation is often used to treat conditions such as epilepsy, effects of stroke, and even depression. In this type of treatment, special devices are...
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IBM Develops Fingernail Sensor That Uses Artificial Intelligence to Monitor Parkinson’s, Other Diseases

The strength of grip is a useful metric for monitoring diseases. Grip strength has been linked with the effectiveness of medication in people with...
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Abbott, Medtronic Driving Deep Brain Stimulation Innovation for Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson's disease is a progressive nervous system disorder that affects movement. Symptoms start gradually, sometimes starting with a barely noticeable tremor in just one...
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Which Data are Worth Collecting Through Wearable Sensors for Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms

Although wearable devices can automatically detect Parkinson’s disease symptoms and inform clinicians about the progression of disease, the machine learning algorithms must be trained...
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Sensoria Partners with MJFF for Clinical Trial to Investigate Benefits of Smart Socks for...

Smart sock maker Sensoria has partnered up with the Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) and independent research group Neuroscience Research Australia to launch a...
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Study Explores Use of Wearable Technology and Machine Learning to Monitor Parkinson’s Disease

A new study has found that only a single sensor attached to the back of the hand is enough to collect necessary data for...