Apple update improves Watch’s ability to track movement disorders, report says

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Apple (NSDQ:AAPL) is upping its diagnostic game with the Apple Watch yet again, adding the ability to more accurately detect tremors for individuals with Parkinson’s Disease, according to a CNBC report.

The company is updating the bio-sensor laden smartwatch to make it easier for researchers to differentiate between random movement and the shakes and dyskinesia experienced by Parkinson’s patients while they’re under treatment from medication, according to the report.

The announcement came last week at Apple’s WWDC developer conference, CNBC reports.

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