New device can detect signs of Parkinson’s with a breath
We’re constantly looking for innovative ways to improve the Springwise experience, and so we’re now introducing BeeLine Reader, a new technology that helps you read more quickly and efficiently. To learn more about BeeLine Reader, an award-winning startup funded by Intel Capital, see BeeLineReader.com.
Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder. Around 60,000 people are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease every year in the US alone. There is no cure for the disease, although there are medications that can help to manage some of the symptom. However, many people are not diagnosed until the disease is advanced, making treatment more difficult. Now, a team of scientists at the Lab for Nanomaterial-based Devices at the Israel Institute of Technology (Technion) has developed a device that uses the partients’ breath to detect Parkinson's. Different diseases have different 'chemical signatures'. These can be identified in exhaled breath, in…
Spotted another good idea???
Join our network and earn rewards