New app could harvest data from up to 20,000 iPhones

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Author: AdminPublished: 8 April 2015

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A study of ‘symptom variation’ in Parkinson’s will use newly available open software from Apple to gather data “more frequently and more accurately” from potentially thousands of participants – via their iPhones.

Parkinson ‘mPower’ is a patient-centred study sponsored by Sage Bionetworks, a nonprofit biomedical research organisation, using a Parkinson’s specific app developed in partnership with experts at two UK universities.

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