Apple is Conducting Research on How the iPhone Can Monitor Parkinson's Patients

Published: Nov 18, 2016

Many patients with Parkinson's disease only see their doctor every six months or so. That's a problem as symptoms might have improved or worsened between visits, which might mean that they're on the wrong dose of medication for months at a time.

Apple is internally conducting research into whether its devices, the iPhone and Apple Watch, can be used to passively monitor data in real time on the well-being of patients suffering from the disease, three sources tell Fast Company.

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