A New Method Will Enable the Early Detection of Parkinson’s Disease Through Handwriting

A new joint study by researchers at the University of Haifa and Rambam Hospital that compared the handwriting of 40 sick and healthy subjects suggests an innovative and noninvasive method of diagnosing Parkinson’s at a fairly early stage.Today’s primary tool for diagnosing Parkinson’s disease is the diagnostic ability of the physician, who can generally identify the clinical symptoms...More...

ASUH and Prof. Gal Richter-Levin in Chicago

ASUH and Professor Gal Richter-Levin changed thinking and opened minds in two eye-opening lectures in Chicago last Thursday and Friday. Prof. Richter-Levin, Co-Director of the Institute for the Study of Affective Neuroscience at the University of Haifa and Dean of its Faculty of Natural Sciences, explained how a better understanding of emotions can change the way we understand and treat mental...More...