Michael J. Fox Foundation uses wearable electronics to research Parkinson's disease

Original author: Billy Steele
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To collect data from patients, the Michael J. Fox Foundation experts teamed up with Intel. Wearable devices will track the symptoms of Parkinson's disease, after which the Intel platform is used to process statistical data.

The advantage over the classic “hands-on” data collection with data recording in magazines is obvious: wearable gadgets will be able to track information about the slowness of movement, intensity of tremor and quality of sleep 24 hours a day. The Foundation and Intel also plan to develop a mobile application with the help of which patients can independently add information about their condition and medications, which will add details for researchers.

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