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Stick-on ultrasound patch helps monitor cardiovascular health

July 28, 2021

A new, wearable ultrasound patch that essentially tracks the rate at which blood flows through a patient’s body can help warn of impending cardiovascular problems such as blockages and blood clot. Engineers at the University of California-San Diego (UCSD), US, developed the patch to continuously monitor blood flow and pressure, and heart function in real […]

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Smart Toilet uses AI to monitor gut health

May 31, 2021

A new “Smart Toilet” technology developed by Duke University could potentially inform about a patient’s gut health by analysing their stool and looking out for irregularities like blood – profiling the contents of faeces could improve understanding of bacteria living inside our gut and highlight signs of conditions like inflammatory bowel disease or irritable bowel […]

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Smart jewellery concept design helps monitor blood glucose levels

December 14, 2020

Instead of frequent finger pricks to analyse blood glucose levels, a student from England has designed an earring that would track blood glucose levels via the earlobe. The Sense Glucose Earring (Sense) would pierce the earlobe and pulse high-frequency radio waves through the surrounding tissue as a way of measuring blood sugar levels. The earring […]

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