AI Analyzes Facial Expressions in Videos to Help Detect Parkinson’s

AI Analyzes Facial Expressions in Videos to Help Detect Parkinson’s

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AI Analyzes Facial Expressions in Videos to Help Detect Parkinson’s

An artificial intelligence (AI) tool was able to distinguish, with great accuracy, Parkinson’s patients from healthy peers by analyzing short videos of facial expressions, particularly smiles, a small study shows. The predictive accuracy of the new tool was comparable to that of video analysis that uses motor tasks to detect Parkinson’s, pinpointing facial expressions as a potential digital, diagnostic biomarker of the disease. This type of biomarker could allow remote diagnosis without the need for…

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