diagnostics

Sensor warns of impending COVID-19 cytokine storm

Sensor warns of impending COVID-19 cytokine storm

Scientists report preliminary results on a sweat sensor that acts as an early warning system for an impending cytokine storm, which could help doctors more effectively treat patients.

mhealth: savvy smartphone imaging systems

mhealth: savvy smartphone imaging systems

Development of smartphone-based imaging systems for medicine and healthcare can be optimized by newly published guidelines for holistic assessment.

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.

Tattoo made of gold nanoparticles for diagnostics

Tattoo made of gold nanoparticles for diagnostics

Scientists have developed a novel type of implantable sensor which can be operated in the body for several months to transmit information on vital values and concentrations of substances or drugs in the body.

Early detection of bipolar disorder with AI-based tool

Early detection of bipolar disorder with AI-based tool

Researchers have created a machine learning model that helps identify bipolar disorder at earlier stages.

Sticker detects cystic fibrosis in newborn's sweat

Sticker detects cystic fibrosis in newborn's sweat

Researchers have developed a novel skin-mounted sticker that absorbs sweat and then changes color to provide an accurate, easy-to-read diagnosis of cystic fibrosis within minutes.

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