Biofeedback technology helping improve balance in Parkinson's patients

Biofeedback technology helping improve balance in Parkinson’s patients Researchers are helping patients with Parkinson’s disease regain stable balance and confidence in performing daily activities in their own homes. A research team is developing the Smarter Balance System (SBS), a smartphone-based biofeedback rehabilitation system that guides patients through a series of balance exercises using wearable technology. …

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New brain death pathway in Alzheimer's disease

New brain death pathway in Alzheimer’s disease Neuroscientists have identified a new way for brain cells to become fated to die during Alzheimer’s diseases. The research team has found the first evidence that the activation of a biological pathway called necroptosis, which causes neuronal loss, is closely linked with Alzheimer’s severity, cognitive decline and extreme…

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