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Tag: Parkinson’s disease

BBC Stories: This invention helped me write again

When Emma Lawton was 29 she was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. As a graphic designer, drawing is a huge part of her life but over the past three years the tremor in her hands has grown more pronounced stopping her from writing and drawing straight lines. Enter Haiyan Zhang and her invention that is changing …

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Michael J. Fox Foundation: Strength in Numbers | New Technologies

The Michael J. Fox Foundation and Intel are teaming up to use new technologies to monitor and track Parkinson’s disease. Such advances could help individuals manage their care and help researchers test potential new therapies. Above is a transcript by The Michael J. Fox Foundation. Dedicated to finding better treatments and, ultimately, a cure for …

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Andres Lozano: Parkinson’s, depression and the switch that might turn them off

FILMED JAN 2013 • POSTED APR 2013 • TEDxCaltech TED presents Andres Lozano who talks about how deep brain stimulation is becoming very precise. A technique that allows surgeons to place electrodes in almost any area of the brain, and turn them up or down — like a radio dial or thermostat — to correct …

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