You may like the company Steve Jobs founded, but no one can deny it. apple watch It is the most complete smartwatch. The smartwatch of the Cupertino-based manufacturer leads the sales lists of such wearable devices every year, surpassing even historical companies such as Rolex.

And the reason is as simple as it is a very complete product. Besides a very attractive design, the Apple Watch not only functions as a smartwatch, but also It has some functions that make its mark in the industry before and after.

There are not few instances where an Apple Watch has saved the life of its owner. The American company’s smart watch has saved several lives, both with its ability to communicate with emergency services, as well as the drop sensor that sends instant messages to the people you choose, and the ability to perform an electrocardiogram (ECG) to monitor your heart in real time.

Now, Apple Watch will help patients with Parkinson’s disease

Now there is another reason to confirm that this smartwatch is an undoubted option: it will also help Parkinson’s patients. As reported by Reuters, the FDA (United States Food and Drug Administration) has now approved Rune Labs, a startup specializing in healthcare. Use the new software on Apple Watch to track the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.

This isn’t the first time the FDA has authorized such functionality in the Apple Watch.since earlier this month they have enabled watchOS’s AFib History function to monitor your heart condition.

As reported on the Rune Labs website, their software “”addresses common barriers that patients face in remote care settings. By incorporating algorithms into a full-featured consumer device, users benefit from covert symptom monitoring without the stamp of a dedicated medical device or the burden of active duties.”

for him, this software can monitor common symptoms of this disease, such as involuntary movements or tremors, stiffness or lack of balance. The idea is that a full follow-up of the patient can be made over a period of time so that doctors can access the stored data. makes the tool a complement to a regular medical examination.

Undoubtedly, excellent news and shows that wearables can be far more complete gadgets than we ever imagined.

Source: Cincodias Elpais

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