Researchers have developed a device to monitor health conditions in the body using a person’s sweat.
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Xsensio has been awarded CHF 1.8 million in EU funding to adapt its Lab-on-Skin sensing patches so that they can detect when a viral illness like the flu or COVID-19 is about to get worse.
Artificial intelligence is developing at an enormous speed and intelligent instruments will profoundly change surgery and medical interventions.
A way to incorporate electronic sensors into stretchy fabrics allows scientists to create shirts or other garments that could be used to monitor vital signs such as temperature, respiration, and heart rate.
A wearable sensor could help doctors remotely detect critical changes in heart failure patients days before a health crisis occurs and could prevent hospitalization.
An AI tool identified breast cancer with approximately 90 percent accuracy when combined with analysis by radiologists.
Scientists created a 3D printed a wearable kirigami sensor patch for shoulders that could improve injury recovery and athletic training.
The clinical trial to determine whether a smartwatch app that analyzes pulse-rate data can screen for a heart-rhythm disorder has enrolled more than 400,000 participants.
“The digital transformation will make healthcare even more human. It will enable us to provide preventive and personalized healthcare,” says Prof. Dr. Koen Kas, Professor of Oncology at Ghent University, Belgium.