People who already had one stroke are at an increased risk of suffering through another, which means a timely response to any signs of stroke is essential. Yet, symptoms can often be muted and difficult to notice, plus it takes precious time for them to fully develop. Moreover, strokes that occur during sleep may go completely undetected and leave a person permanently disabled, or worse. An Israeli company called Neurokeeper has developed an EEG (electroencephalography) headset that can purportedly identify the signature of a stroke and notify the person wearing it and any caretakers to take action.
Here’s a report from Reuters about the Neurokeeper:
(hat tip: Neurogadget)