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Sep 25, 2022

New wireless device can monitor Parkinson’s progression remotely

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, innovation

Tracking the severity and progression of Parkinson’s disease is a complicated but absolutely necessary task that leaves clinicians baffled. Now, according to an MIT report published on Wednesday, there may be a new device that can help physicians do just that.

Monitoring movement and gait speed

The invention is an in-home device that can monitor a patient’s movement and gait speed, “which can be used to evaluate Parkinson’s severity, the progression of the disease, and the patient’s response to medication.”

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