wearables

Wearables are technologies in the form of sensors or mobile applications that collect health data. We report on the use of bracelets, smartwatches and smart fabrics to measure, monitor and track e.g. vital signs, blood glucose level or sleep data. We also cover the development of smartpatches that deliver medications.

Wearables identify psychological effects of pandemic

Wearables identify psychological effects of pandemic

The number of individuals with COVID-19 in the community was a significant factor associated with stress in health care workers over time.

Wearable devices in the surgical environment

Wearable devices in the surgical environment

In surgery, wearable technologies can assist, augment, and provide a means of patient assessment before, during and after surgical procedures.

Wearables made with laser-induced graphene

Wearables made with laser-induced graphene

Graphene could advance flexible electronics according to a Penn State-led international research team.

Has graphene lived up to its potential in medical technology?

Has graphene lived up to its potential in medical technology?

Graphene represents incredible opportunities for advancement in many fields, including medical science.

‘Smart’ shirt keeps tabs on the heart

‘Smart’ shirt keeps tabs on the heart

A flexible carbon nanotube fibers can be incorporated into clothing to function as wearable health monitors.

Beetle inspired skin crawling treatment for acne

Beetle inspired skin crawling treatment for acne

Scientists have invented a smart device for personalized skin care modeled after the male diving beetle.

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