Intel Helps Tackle Parkinson’s with Big Data

Intel Helps Tackle Parkinson’s with Big Data

In an online press event today, Intel announced a new joint project with the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. The goal is to apply Big Data tools and techniques to gather and analyze information from wearable devices in order to learn more...
Companies Team Up to Help ALS Patients

Companies Team Up to Help ALS Patients

Royal Philips and Accenture have joined forces to develop a proof of concept platform designed to give ALS patients and others with neurodegenerative diseases a means to communicate and control their environment, in spite of their paralysis. In a press release issued...
Smart Medical Alert Links to Health Data

Smart Medical Alert Links to Health Data

  Like millions of people, I have a chronic health condition. And like many others, I wear a medical alert bracelet to tell emergency responders the basic details in order to speed (or avoid) treatment. But there’s only so much information that this little tag...