(Chinese Association of Automation) Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that manifests through symptoms such as tremor, slow movements, limb rigidity and gait and balance problems. As such, nearly all diagnostic testing revolves around how a patient moves and requires the patient to walk for extensive distances and amounts of time. An international team of researchers based in Saudi Arabia and Sweden proposed a new kind of computational analysis based on less physically-demanding testing.

Original source: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-12/caoa-abt122519.php