New device developed at Western could improve life for those with Parkinson's Disease
Of the six million people who suffer from Parkinson's disease, as many as a quarter also have an action tremor because of a condition. While this makes routine tasks difficult, a wearable glove created at Western University could be a big improvement over current devices for managing the condition. Ana Luisa Trejos, an assistant professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering at Western, lead a team that developed the prototype. She spoke about it with Afternoon Drive host Chris dela Torre.