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Diagnosing Parkinson's May Lie in Analyzing Finger Taps on Cellphones – Parkinson's News Today

Wednesday, 16 February, 2022

Diagnosing Parkinson's May Lie in Analyzing Finger Taps on Cellphones – Parkinson's News Today


Collecting finger tapping, voice, and walking data on a smartphone to be digitally processed by deep machine learning tools can accurately distinguish between people with and without Parkinson’s disease, a study of more than 7,000 people reported.
This approach, known integrative digital biomarkers, may help to diagnose the disease in its early stages and provide a more convenient way to monitor patient symptoms and progression, its scientists suggested.
The study, “Heterogeneous digital biomarker integration out-performs patient self-reports in predicting Parkinson’s disease,” was published in the journal Nature Communication Biology.
Read more at: https://parkinsonsnewstoday.com/2022/02/14/digital-biomarkers-cellphone-finger-taps-analysis-identifies-parkinsons/

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