New research shows hope in treating and diagnosing Parkinson’s disease using software and existing smartphone technology. This was presented at the British Science Festival this year in the UK. The technology uses a smartphone to measure and record symptoms and raises hope for treating and diagnosing Parkinson's disease.
Smartphones Bring Hope in Treating Parkinson's Disease
This Research was presented at the British Science festival by researchers at Aston University, UK. Essentially, the device works as a ‘pocket doctor’ to provide supplemental data that a doctor can use in addition to existing screening methods to make a diagnosis or prescribe medication.