wearables

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.

Wearable antennae stretches boundaries of medical tech

Wearable antennae stretches boundaries of medical tech

Researchers from Penn State led two international collaborations to prototype a wireless, wearable transmitter while also improving the transmitter design process.

Wearable biofuel cells produce electricity from lactate

Wearable biofuel cells produce electricity from lactate

Scientists have developed and tested a wearable biofuel cell array that generates electric power from the lactate in the wearer's sweat, opening doors to electronic health monitoring powered by bodily fluids.

Wearables and the promising future of personalised diagnostics

Wearables and the promising future of personalised diagnostics

Researchers have proposed that wearable devices could be used to develop a network of health data about a patient, allowing for early diagnosis of COVID-19, even when the patient is asymptomatic.

Optimal use of activity trackers fails due to outdated computer skills

Optimal use of activity trackers fails due to outdated computer skills

Activity trackers are rising in popularity. Yet a new study demonstrates that many struggle to optimally use these devices. The cause? Outdated digital literacy skills.

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