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

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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

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

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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

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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

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

More Benefits Found In Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s

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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

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

Gizmo Invented for Parkinson's Falls

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AUSTRALIAN scientists have invented a device that warns people with Parkinson's disease when they are in danger of a bone-breaking fall. Although backed by serious science, it's a simple headband t…
January 25, 2014

New Smart Cap can 'Read' Your Mind

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Scientists have developed a new mind-reading cap that uses LEDs to record neural activity. Researchers advanced a brain-scanning technology that tracks what the brain is doing by shining dozens of t…
June 01, 2014

Pen for Parkinson's makes writing easy again

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British design group Dopa Solutions has created the ARC pen, a writing implement specifically intended for sufferers of Parkinson's disease who have motor control difficulties that affect their handwr…
March 30, 2015

Smart shoes with lasers make strides in mobility

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The right shoes can do more than complement your outfit. A new mobility aid named Path helps people who have trouble walking – simply by being fitted to their shoes.
December 17, 2014

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