Tag Archives: Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s disease symptoms: Three signs in the eyes that could signal the condition

Parkinson’s disease has three main symptoms, states the NHS – involuntary shaking of particular parts of the body, known as a tremor, slow movement, and stiff and inflexible muscles. But not all symptoms of Parkinson’s are linked to movement. According to Parkinson’s UK, people with the condition often experience problems with their eyes and eyesight.… Read More »

Parkinson’s disease symptoms: Five eye problems that could signal you have the condition

Parkinson’s disease occurs after a nerve cells are lost in a part of the brain known as the substantia nigra. This can lead to a reduction in dopamine which is a chemical in the brain that helps regulate movement in the body. If dopamine is in short supply, symptoms of Parkinson’s disease can be triggered.… Read More »

Fingernail Sensor and Artificial Intelligence for Monitoring Parkinson’s, Other Diseases

December 21st, 2018 Editors Diagnostics, Neurology, Rehab Grip strength, as well as walking speed and gait length, can be indicators of a person’s physical and mental health. A variety of conditions and treatments can be monitored from the grip strength, but such measurements are typically only performed infrequently at the doctor’s office. IBM Research has… Read More »