neurology

Wearable sensors to track Parkinson's symptoms

Wearable sensors to track Parkinson's symptoms

Scientists have developed algorithms that, combined with wearable sensors, could help clinicians to monitor the progression of Parkinson’s disease.

Gamification: fighting dementia with play

Gamification: fighting dementia with play

Cognitive motor training helps in the fight against Alzheimer’s and dementia, as demonstrated for the first time in a study by an international team of researchers .

A promising future for soft bioelectronic interfaces

A promising future for soft bioelectronic interfaces

Researchers have demonstrated MRI compatibility in their soft electrode arrays – a crucial step in translation to the clinic.

'Organs-on-a-chip' system sheds light on gut-brain connection

'Organs-on-a-chip' system sheds light on gut-brain connection

Researchers have developed an “organs-on-a-chip” system that replicates interactions between the brain, liver, and colon.

What happens when your brain can't tell which way is up or down?

What happens when your brain can't tell which way is up or down?

Using virtual reality, researchers found that people differ in how much they are influenced by their visual environment.

VR applied to rehabilitation for stroke patients

VR applied to rehabilitation for stroke patients

VR-based rehabilitation programs are becoming an important complement to conventional motor therapy for stroke patients and individuals with neurodegenerative diseases.

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