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iCandy: Robots and Us

A smart prosthesis, a robotic brain surgeon, and an exoskeleton

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iCandy: Robots and Us
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Eyal Baror, the CEO of Neur1onix, stands behind his company’s product—a system that helps treat people with Alzheimer’s disease. The noninvasive medical device, which combines electromagnetic stimulation with computer-based cognitive training, has boosted the cognitive functioning of patients in an ongoing U.S. trial. “We see improvement lasting for 9 to 12 months, and the good thing is that patients can return and undergo treatment again,” says Baror. It has already been approved for use in Europe and Israel.

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