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parkinson's disease


Intel wearable devices to aid Parkinson's disease research

The chip maker partners with the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research to use wearable devices and data analytics to help monitor patient treatment.

By August 13, 2014


Vibrating pen aims to help people with Parkinson's write more easily

Still in the testing phase, the ARC pen stimulates the muscles in the hand, making it easier for someone to move the pen and write more legibly.

By March 31, 2015


Google buys Lift Labs, maker of spoon for Parkinson's tremors

The search giant takes another step into biotech, snapping up a device maker focused on neurodegenerative diseases.

By September 10, 2014


Google Glass could help people with Parkinson’s

Medical trials in the UK show that Google Glass can help those with Parkinson's control their symptoms and remind them to take their medication on time.

By April 9, 2014


Cinnamon might slow Parkinson's, research suggests

The tools to slow the progression of Parkinson's disease might one day come from the kitchen cabinet instead of the medicine cabinet, according to a new study.

By July 9, 2014


Smart spoon helps stabilize Parkinson's tremors

Lift Labs out of San Francisco says its patented Liftware Spoon will be available next month.

By August 21, 2013


Arrests made over zombifying drug known as 'devil's breath'

Can a sniff of powder believed to be used by witches in the Middle Ages turn you into a zombie at the beck and call of your attacker? Maybe so, three arrests in Paris indicate.

By September 3, 2015


What if 'Back to the Future Part II' were set in 2045 instead of 2015?

We're currently living in the year imagined by the classic sci-fi flick, but what would another sequel look like if it envisioned the future 30 years from today?

By August 29, 2015


Nifty stem-cell engineering sheds light on Parkinson's disease

Researchers turned skin cells from Parkinson's patients into brain cells and used them to untangle the workings of one form of the disease.

By February 9, 2012


Miniature brain-in-a-dish could help advance Alzheimer's research

A lab-grown brain is the most complete ever developed, equivalent to the brain maturity of a five-week-old foetus.

By August 19, 2015