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Subtle patterns in your typing could reveal early signs of Parkinson's

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By Chris Baraniuk SUBTLE clues in how you type on a keyboard may be able to reveal early signs of Parkinson’s. The hope is that this could help spot the disease before pronounced hand tremors or serious changes in the brain have occurred. To test the approach, hundreds of volunteers installed a program on their computers that monitored their typing over nine months. Warwick Adams at Charles Sturt University in Australia then whittled the sample down to 76 individuals who were of the appropriate age, not taking medication,