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Patches detect when a viral disease is getting worse

Patches detect when a viral disease is getting worse

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.

Diabetes: Painless paper patch test uses microneedles

Diabetes: Painless paper patch test uses microneedles

Researchers have developed a microneedle patch for monitoring glucose levels using a paper sensor.

Monitoring sleep positions for a healthy rest

Monitoring sleep positions for a healthy rest

Researchers have developed a wireless, private way to monitor a person’s sleep postures using reflected radio signals from a small device mounted on a bedroom wall.

'Biases’: AI’s limitations in coronavirus response

'Biases’: AI’s limitations in coronavirus response

AI is playing a key role in the Covid-19 response, but it could also be exacerbating inequalities within our health systems – a critical concern that is dragging the technology’s limitations back into the spotlight.

Withings’ wearable receives medical CE marking

Withings’ wearable receives medical CE marking

Withings announced the European availability of ScanWatch after receiving the CE marking for medical devices.

COVID-19: Robot takes patients’ vital signs

COVID-19: Robot takes patients’ vital signs

Researchers hope to reduce the risk to healthcare workers posed by Covid-19 by using robots to remotely measure patients’ vital signs.

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