Microsoft and Novartis fight Multiple Sclerosis with Kinect

Multiple Sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that affects millions of people around the world, and that’s why Microsoft Research has teamed up with the medical company Novartis to try and do something about it. MS, as the disease is widely known, comes about when the patient’s immune system starts attacking the person’s own neurons, damaging connections and leading to impaired movement, cognitive function and so on. It’s a disease that can vastly affect one’s quality of life, especially as it can be unpredictable so doctors might not know exactly if a patient is getting better or worse over time. And this is where the Microsoft’s and Novartis’ partnership comes in, with the two companies working on a tool to help medical professionals in their diagnostic approach. The two companies are…


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