Its sister company, Google examines Dutch parkinson’s patients
The American Verily, a sister company of search engine giant Google, is investigating along with the Radboudumc data of the Dutch parkinson’s patients.
It concerns the data of the 650 patients, says the NOS.
The necessary medical data are collected via a special watch of Verily. This device keeps a daily activity at by, among other electrical activity of the brain and the heart to be measured.
By data on a large scale to analyze, hope both parties are new to get insights about the disease. They want to see the differences between the patients studies.
The researchers say a way to have the privacy of patients is guaranteed. So every time permission is given to use data. In addition, data is encrypted and stored, in which the patient can choose which bodies they consult.
Earlier in september began Verily a collaboration for diabetes research.