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Imec wireless eye tracking glasses

Imec’s Wireless Eye-Tracking Glasses Will Help Research Neurological Disorders

Patients with neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease often experience symptoms of abnormal eye movements. There had been extensive research conducted to utilize eye movement tracking technology to help diagnose and monitor the progression of these disorders. Conventional eye-tracking technology depends heavily on cameras. While these cameras produce accurate results, they are usually […]
Deep brain stimulation

New Method of Deep Brain Stimulation Adapts to Patient’s Changing Needs

Scientists at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) have discovered a new way to use Deep brain stimulation (DBS) for Parkinson’s disease management that is more effective than the conventional DBS method. In Parkinson’s disease Deep Brain Simulation has been a standard therapy that works fairly well in most but not all people. It’s […]

Michael J. Fox Foundation’s Collaboration with Verily Aims to Deepen Understanding of Parkinson’s

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) and Verily Life Sciences LLC, have formed a partnership to monitor Parkinson’s patients. The collaboration aims to use Verily’s smartwatch to collect data on people with Parkinson’s disease and ultimately help accelerate advancements in early diagnosis, find new treatments and better manage the condition. Around 1 […]