Writing-based early detection Parkinson's test set for 2022 release

Posted in Medicine on 29th Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

A team of Australian researchers has developed a novel early detection test for Parkinson’s disease based on a short series of drawing and writing tasks.

RightEye partners with Tobii on EyeQ vision tests to detect brain injury and Parkinsons

Posted in Software on 7th Jan, 2018
by Alex Muller

The EyeQ tests each have specialized parameters, which analyze users for early signs of Parkinsons disease or symptoms of autism.

Scientists sniff out Parkinson's disease smell

Posted in Medicine on 19th Dec, 2017
by Alex Muller

Scientists are close to establishing what causes a smell associated with sufferers of Parkinson's disease.

Asthma Medicine Halves Risk of Parkinson

Posted in Medicine on 1st Sep, 2017
by Alex Muller

Using data gathered from 100 million Norwegian prescriptions, researchers have found that asthma medicine can halve a patients risk of developing Parkinson disease.

Diabetes drug could help those living with Parkinson's disease, research reveals

Posted in Medicine on 7th Aug, 2017
by Alex Muller

Exenatide, currently used to treat type 2 diabetes, improves movement-related issues and might also slow the progression of Parkinson's.