Hand Tremor App Could Determine Which Patients Are 'Faking It' For Drugs (VIDEO)

August 29, 2014 8:05 PM

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A new app can tell if tremors are real or are related to substance abuse.

Many patients quit drinking alcohol and experience symptoms of withdrawal, which is potentially fatal and can be treated with benzodiazepine drugs, the University of Toronto reported. These drugs are also easily abused, so healthcare providers are often reluctant to write prescriptions.

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