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

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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

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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

Smartphones Track Motor Function in Parkinson's Disease

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Researchers are using smartphones to collect and analyze data on motor symptoms and mobility of patients with early Parkinson's disease (PD). The technology reflects how well patients with PD are func…
June 08, 2017

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

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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 busin…
August 24, 2015

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

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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

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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

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

Diagnosis by keyboard

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Analyzing people’s keystrokes as they type on a computer keyboard can reveal a great deal of information about the state of their motor function, according to a new study from MIT.
April 01, 2015

Apple Inc.’s ResearchKit Enables iPhone Parkinson’s Disease Study To Release Treasure Trove Of Data

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Can the iPhone cure disease? That’s the hope behind a landmark study of Parkinson’s disease released Thursday that used Apple’s iPhone to track the progression of the disease among 9,500 people — with…
March 03, 2016

Virtual Reality Test Could Make It Easier To Diagnose MS And Parkinson’s

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Scientists are developing an affordable virtual reality test to help doctors make early diagnoses of neurodegenerative disorders such as MS and Parkinson’s.
September 06, 2016

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