Apple Watch will help people with Parkinson’s disease

Apple plans to expand the functionality of its smartwatch. Apple Watch can be a medical device in the near future. Company engineers are investigating the possibility of using it to monitor Parkinson's disease.

When first reported on Apple Watch, Apple's smartwatch was said to be a device with advanced medical capabilities. None of these gossip was confirmed, but the Cupertino company engineers did not abandon this concept. Would like to use it in the second generation of watch.

There are reports that Apple Watch may be used in the future to passively monitor the symptoms of Parkinson's disease. The purpose of this concept is to collect data on the state of the patient's health so that when he visits the doctor, he has access to the latest information on the subject.

Patients suffering from Parkinson's disease need to visit a doctor about every six months, so they may get worse during these visits. Thanks to the data collected by the watch, the doctor would immediately receive information about the condition of the patient.