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Gifts, Gizmos & Gadgets: Assistive Technology for People with Parkinson's


Struggling to come up with gift ideas this holiday season? Wondering what gizmos and gadgets are available to help folks with Parkinson's carry out daily activities such as eating and reading? This …
December 02, 2014

Apple CareKit Could Completely Change What It's Like To Live With Parkinson's Disease & Epilepsy


Apple's new health app CareKit will help people better manage their health, and it could change what it's like to live with unpredictable diseases like Parkinson's disease and epilepsy.
March 21, 2016

Phone app to help spot Parkinson's disease symptoms


Up to 10 million people around the world are living with Parkinson's disease, which causes symptoms such as a shuffling walk and tremor in the hands. But researchers in the UK hope that a phone app…
January 31, 2016

Google Glass Trial Improves Parkinson’s Disease Sufferers Ability To Self-Manage


By now, most people who visit AndroidHeadLines probably have a good idea of what Google Glass is, with barely a day going by without hearing about some new way that it has been used; be it skydiving, …
April 09, 2014

Smartphone App Could Be Used To Diagnose Parkinson’s Disease


Programs are being developed for smartphones that could be used to detect whether or not a person has Parkinson’s disease. A new initiative hopes to use the technology to circumvent the lengthy diagno…
May 01, 2014

Google Reveals Gigantic Ambitions To Fight Cancer, Diabetes, Parkinson's, Heart Problems


Google is pumping vast amounts of cash into its cutting-edge life sciences plans, turning a secretive unit based on smart contact lenses into a high powered, expert company. The newly announced busi…
August 24, 2015

Pfizer and IBM Launch Innovative Research Project to Transform Parkinson's Disease Care


Pfizer and IBM are launching an innovative new research project focused on Parkinson’s disease, which the companies hope will ultimately help deliver better care to patients and speed up clinical tria…
April 07, 2016

Built By A Parkinson’s Sufferer, MyHealthPal Tracks Symptoms, Creates Research Data


The development and availability of wearables is running hand in hand with the exploding interest in the digital health space. Managing our health via apps and devices is slowly becoming the norm. And…
March 27, 2015

Hope in a glove for Parkinson's patients


A wearable device promises to help steady hand tremors by using an old technology - gyroscopes
January 14, 2016

More Benefits Found In Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s


While it is well-recognized that deep brain stimulation (DBS) improves motor symptoms of patients with early and advanced Parkinson’s disease (PD), new research finds that DBS also reduces the number …
June 26, 2014

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