Wearable Devices May Aid Diagnosis, But Need Improvement

Wearable Devices May Aid Diagnosis, But Need Improvement

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Wearable Devices May Aid Diagnosis, But Need Improvement

Wearable devices show considerable promise in helping diagnose people with Huntington’s disease, but the studies evaluating them need to be standardized to maximize their potential benefit to patients, a review found. That review determined that these devices can distinguish people with and without Huntington’s, and between symptomatic and pre-symptomatic cases. However, a lack of standardization in how evaluations of the devices are performed is limiting their usefulness. These findings were described in a recent study,…

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