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Device stops bleeding from knife wounds

Device stops bleeding from knife wounds

A student at Loughborough University has designed life-saving device that rapidly stops bleeding from knife wounds.

Microchip sensor measures stress hormones

Microchip sensor measures stress hormones

Researchers have developed a microchip that can measure stress hormones in real time from a drop of blood.

Wearables can help predict blood test results

Wearables can help predict blood test results

Smartwatches and other wearable devices may be used to sense illness, dehydration and even changes to the red blood cell count.

Wearables and the promising future of personalised diagnostics

Wearables and the promising future of personalised diagnostics

Researchers have proposed that wearable devices could be used to develop a network of health data about a patient, allowing for early diagnosis of COVID-19, even when the patient is asymptomatic.

AI platform to assess blood vessel anomalies

AI platform to assess blood vessel anomalies

Researchers have developed an AI platform that could one day be used in a system to assess vascular and eye diseases.

E-textiles can be used to measure photoplenthysmography

E-textiles can be used to measure photoplenthysmography

Advances in wearable devices have enabled e-textiles, which fuse lightweight and comfortable textiles with smart electronics, and are garnering attention as the next-generation wearable technology.

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