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A smartwatch-based algorithm to detect viral infections

A smartwatch-based algorithm to detect viral infections

Purdue University engineers and physIQ have developed a viral detection algorithm for smartwatches.

App monitors cancer patients' quality of life

App monitors cancer patients' quality of life

A team from the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) has developed a new mobile application that facilitates the continuous monitoring of the quality of life of cancer patients.

Smart bandage shows promise for wound management

Smart bandage shows promise for wound management

Wearable sensor detects multiple chronic wound biomarkers to facilitate timely and personalised wound care.

Like yin and yang: mindful breathing for pain control

Like yin and yang: mindful breathing for pain control

Researchers compared traditional mindful breathing and virtual reality, 3D-guided mindful breathing to reduce pain.

Augmented reality helps tackle arachnophobia

Augmented reality helps tackle arachnophobia

Researchers have developed an augmented reality app for smartphones in order to help people reduce their fear of spiders.

Fitness apps keep us moving during lockdown

Fitness apps keep us moving during lockdown

Researchers studied the mental health barriers which promote or prevent people from engaging with physical activity apps during the initial COVID-19 lockdown in 2020.

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