Researchers Use App in Diagnosing Parkinson’s

Two researchers are using smartphone data to try to diagnose Parkinson’s disease.

In a paper published Thursday, Patrick Schwab and Walter Karlen of the Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Systems in Switzerland proposed using smartphone data and machine learning to help diagnose Parkinson’s disease. The idea is to use data collected by a smartphone and analyze it for signs of the disease, as well as its progression.

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