monitoring

Decentralized patient monitoring: Sensors quickly detect changes in vital signs

Decentralized patient monitoring: Sensors quickly detect changes in vital signs

The Fraunhofer Institutes project M³Infekt aims to develop a multi-modal, modular and mobile system of sensors for monitoring infectious diseases.

Ideal placement for armband to track vitals

Ideal placement for armband to track vitals

Researchers took a step forward in the development of an armband that could track the heart’s electrical activity without requiring bulky wiring or sticky gel on the skin.

From the wrist into the ear – the potential of hearables

From the wrist into the ear – the potential of hearables

A subset of wearables are the so-called hearables – in-ear devices that are well suited for long-term monitoring as they are non-invasive, inconspicuous and easy to fasten.

Attachable skin patches that wick the sweat away?

Attachable skin patches that wick the sweat away?

Scientists have developed a new preparation technique that could reduce the redness and itching caused by the trapped sweat beneath them.

Wearable heart monitor detects of atrial fibrillation early

Wearable heart monitor detects of atrial fibrillation early

A small, wearable heart monitor can detect atrial fibrillation in high-risk patients ten times more frequently than standard tests.

Sensor detects signs of burnout in sweat

Sensor detects signs of burnout in sweat

Engineers have developed a wearable sensing chip that can measure the concentration of cortisol – the stress hormone – in human sweat.

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