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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 […]
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 the internal globus pallidus (GPi). The GPi plays an integral role in the motor function and can be targeted with DBS to improve the symptoms […]