Smartwatches can detect Parkinson’s seven years before symptoms appear, studies show

Smartwatches can detect Parkinson's seven years before symptoms appear, studies show

Smartwatches can help identify Parkinson’s disease up to seven years before key symptoms appear and a clinical diagnosis can be made, a study has found. Data collected by a device that measures how fast people move over seven days was analyzed by the researchers. They discovered that they could use artificial intelligence (AI) to accurately … Read more

Carillion’s former chief financial officer was banned from the British board for 11 years

Carillion's former chief financial officer was banned from the British board for 11 years

Receive free Carillion PLC updates We’ll send you one myFT Daily Digest latest roundup email Carillion PLC news every morning. Carillion’s former chief financial officer has been barred from holding the company’s directorship for more than a decade, marking the first boardroom ban for an executive at a construction company that collapsed. Zafar Khan, who … Read more

Smartwatches can detect Parkinson’s years before diagnosis

Smartwatches can detect Parkinson's years before diagnosis

Smartwatches carry a series of sensors that allow you to record physical activity, heart rate and sleep quality.Nastasik (Getty Images) Before the onset of Parkinson’s disease became apparent, the patient began to write in progressively smaller letters. Before they even know it themselves, they hold down the phone button longer while texting. And a few … Read more