Key Research on Technologies for Parkinson’s Disease Management Published in IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics

London, United Kingdom, 2nd November 2015 – The latest technology advances for the clinical management of Parkinson’s disease are explored in cutting-edge research published today by the IEEE’s Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (J-BHI). Authored by distinguished researchers in the field, the papers of the Special Issue on “Enabling Technologies for Parkinson’s Disease Management” are available to download now from the IEEE Xplore® Digital Library via

Parkinson’s disease is the most common neurological movement disorder, with a prevalence of up to 2% in the elderly. The new research published in this Special issue represents the edge between the current technical abilities of engineering solutions and clinical applications for the management of Parkinson’s disease, spanning wearable technologies and the Internet of Things, body sensor networks and smart home techniques.

Cambridge Wireless Discovering Start-Ups winner goes on to global success

Cambridge Temperature Concepts (CTC), one of the winners in the Cambridge Wireless Discovering Start-Ups competition at the end of last year, is one of six global finalists in the Qualcomm Ventures’ QPrize™ competition to represent Europe; and has already picked up a prize of 100,000 euros in venture financing. CTC, founded by a group of scientists from the University of Cambridge, has developed a non-invasive DuoFertility fertility monitor to help couples start their families.

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ToumazSensium Platform successfully monitors health of record-breaking Transantarctic expedition team

Toumaz, the leading provider of ultra-low power wireless telemetry technologies for medical monitoring and internet-connected consumer devices, today announces that Sensium™-enabled devices are being used to monitor the health status of a team of explorers and scientists involved in a record-breaking expedition across the Antarctic. On Thursday 9th December 2010, the 10-man expedition team carried out the fastest ever vehicle crossing of the continent – the driest and coldest place on Earth – and aims to be the first vehicle-based team ever to complete the return journey.

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