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Parkinson’s Disease

IBM Research develops fingerprint sensor to monitor disease progression

By | Gadgets, Health, IBM, machine learning, Parkinson's Disease, TC

IBM today announced that it has developed a small sensor that sits on a person’s fingernail to help monitor the effectiveness of drugs used to combat the symptoms of Parkinson’s and other diseases. Together with the custom software that analyzes the data, the sensor measures how the nail warps as the user grips something. Because virtually any […]

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