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Machine learning improves when social factors are included

Machine learning improves when social factors are included

Machine learning can accurately predict cardiovascular disease and guide treatment — but models that incorporate social determinants of health better capture risk and outcomes for diverse groups.

Skin patch for early warning of strokes

Skin patch for early warning of strokes

Engineers developed a soft and stretchy ultrasound patch that can be worn on the skin to monitor blood flow through major arteries and veins deep inside a person’s body.

Ultrasound sensor measures blood pressure

Ultrasound sensor measures blood pressure

Imec uses an ultrasound sensor to measure the central pulse wave velocity, to determine arterial stiffness, and monitoring blood pressure.

Tiny injectable chips use ultrasound for monitoring

Tiny injectable chips use ultrasound for monitoring

Engineers have developed the smallest single-chip system that is a complete functioning electronic circuit - and implantable chip visible only in a microscope.

Soft sensors for monitoring pregnant women

Soft sensors for monitoring pregnant women

Researchers have developed three soft, flexible, wireless sensors that allow movement and provide more precise data than existing ones.

Patching up your ehealth

Patching up your ehealth

Researchers have developed ultrathin self-powered health patches that can monitor a user's pulse and blood pressure, which may lead to new flexible motion-based energy harvesting devices.

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