Wearable device-based assessment of PD in the clinic and at home shows promise

New data presented at the MDS 2021 virtual congress show that data from smartphones and wearable devices can help differentiate between early untreated Parkinson’s disease (PD) and controls

Specialists from the University of Rochester, New York, USA, reported baseline analyses from the multi-center, prospective WATCH-PD study, which integrates standard clinical assessments with digital tools that objectively measure motor and cognitive function.