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Telefonica helps develop device for Parkinson's patients

Tuesday 21 April 2015 | 14:35 CET | News
Telefonica I+D, the research and development arm of the Telefonica Group, has joined forces with the Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC) and the Quiron Teknon hospital to develop what the creators describe as a "revolutionary" device in the diagnosis, treatment and management of Parkinson's disease. The EUR 5 million telemedicine project has created a holter monitor, dubbed REMPARK, which aims to accurately determine and quantify the disease's symptoms. The system is made up of a device the size of a mobile phone which is worn around the patient's waist, attached to a bio-compatible

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Countries: Spain / World
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