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IT project gives hope to epilepsy patients with mobile and wearable technologies


by IT on 11-04-2021
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The PreEpiSeizures project wants to provide novel tools to diagnose, monitor and help patients with epilepsy.
 

Epilepsy is a neurological disease that affects around 50 million people worldwide, and 50 thousand in Portugal alone. It is a disorder of the central nervous system, characterized by recurrent seizures that can have a massive impact in the physical and mental health of the people who suffer from it, as well as their loved ones.
 

Bringing together a multidisciplinary team from IT and collaboration with two Lisbon hospitals, the goal of this project is to design a versatile acquisition system that can record multimodal biosignal data (using wearable devices), and be integrated with Machine Learning algorithms, which will eventually help patients with automated seizure detection.


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