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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.

“Smart Hospital Beds” to prevent falls

“Smart Hospital Beds” to prevent falls

5G smart beds, a prototype innovation to prevent elderly patients from falls in both hospitals and homes was showcased recently.

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.

Hybrid materials advance wearable devices

Hybrid materials advance wearable devices

We spoke to wearables and medical device expert Professor John Rogers about the benefits, challenges, trends and innovation within the sector.

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.

Wearable sensors to track Parkinson's symptoms

Wearable sensors to track Parkinson's symptoms

Scientists have developed algorithms that, combined with wearable sensors, could help clinicians to monitor the progression of Parkinson’s disease.

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