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‘Smart’ Spoon Allows Parkinson's Sufferers to Feed Themselves

One of the biggest challenges for people living with Parkinson’s is the difficulty - and sometimes inability - to feed themselves, due to the shaking tremors associated with the disease. But help might be on the way. A new, high-tech, “smart” spoon promises to stabilize the vibrations. For people suffering from Parkinson’s disease, a disorder of the central nervous system, simply eating a meal can be an ordeal. The most common symptoms of the disease are related to movement. The basic...

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