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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.

Assessing mental illnesses through digital phenotyping

Assessing mental illnesses through digital phenotyping

Digital phenotyping and machine learning have emerged as promising tools for monitoring patients with psychosis spectrum illnesses.

IoT results-oriented exercise system for social distancing

IoT results-oriented exercise system for social distancing

An IoT system that allows geneticists, nutritionists, clinicians and exercise physiologists to work together remotely encourages middle-aged and elderly people to train using Interval Walking Training.

Gamification: Intervention app may improve mental health

Gamification: Intervention app may improve mental health

A new randomized control trial has found that turning mobile mental health intervention into a smartphone game can potentially improve well-being.

Wearable sensor tracks biochemical data

Wearable sensor tracks biochemical data

Scientist are developing a patch that monitors the sweat of high performance athletes for medical information.

Chatbot ‘Gene' to help with hereditary cancer

Chatbot ‘Gene' to help with hereditary cancer

Myriad Genetics, Inc. announced a new collaboration with OptraHEALTH to implement a cognitive chatbot named Gene to provide genetic and financial assistance information to prospective patients.

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