OneRing: 15-Year-Old Student 3D Prints Wearable Device to Help Monitor the Symptoms of …

In the United States alone, nearly one million people are living with Parkinson’s disease, a chronic and progressive movement disorder, which causes the death of nerve cells in the brain that are vital to our movement and coordination. Currently, there is no known cause or cure for Parkinson’s disease, though there are a number of pharmaceuticals and surgical procedure that can help manage the continually worsening symptoms, which include body tremors, bradykinesia (slowness of movement), rigidity, and impaired balance. As researchers continue to battle for a more solid answer to this devastating disorder, one high school sophomore from Cupertino, California, named Utkarsh Tandon, is attempting to revolutionize Parkinson’s treatment with his OneRing project. After volunteering his time at a local Parkinson’s institute over the summer break, the 15-year-old student realized…


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