IBM Fingernail Sensor for Parkinson’s

1.What is it? This fingernail sensor is a wearable, wireless device being developed by the IBM research team that monitors changes in the degree of bend in the fingernail, offering surprising information on health status In particular the sensor measures grip strength, which has been associated with the effectiveness of medication in Parkinson’s disease, the…

gammaCore – Non-invasive Pain Relief for Cluster Attack and Migraine Sufferers

1.What is it? gammaCore and the updated gammaCore Sapphire are hand-held devices designed to use non-invasive electrical stimulation to assist in the relief of acute pain associated with episodic cluster headaches and migraines. ¹ Both versions of the device – FDA approved 2.Why is it important? Migraines affect approximately 3,000 people in every 1,000,000 of…