An idea gaining traction: Can measuring typing cadence help monitor and treat Parkinson’s Disease?

Source: https://sharpbrains.com/blog/2019/01/10/an-idea-gaining-traction-can-measuring-typing-cadence-help-monitor-and-treat-parkinsons-disease/

FDA grants breakthrough device designation to NeuraMetrix (press release):

“The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Device designation to the NeuraMetrix brain health monitoring solution. The designation is granted for devices “that provide more effective treatment or diagnosis of life-threatening or irreversibly debilitating human disease or conditions”. The approved use is monitoring of Parkinson’s disease (PD) to more effectively treat patients with PD, which is a significant challenge for neurologists today as they only see the patient a few times a year. 

PD is a debilitating chronic cond…

Source: https://sharpbrains.com/blog/2019/01/10/an-idea-gaining-traction-can-measuring-typing-cadence-help-monitor-and-treat-parkinsons-disease/

FDA grants breakthrough device designation to NeuraMetrix (press release):

“The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Device designation to the NeuraMetrix brain health monitoring solution. The designation is granted for devices “that provide more effective treatment or diagnosis of life-threatening or irreversibly debilitating human disease or conditions”. The approved use is monitoring of Parkinson’s disease (PD) to more effectively treat patients with PD, which is a significant challenge for neurologists today as they only see the patient a few times a year. 

PD is a debilitating chronic cond…

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