New Smart Patch Analyzes Sweat to Track Stress

New Smart Patch Analyzes Sweat to Track Stress

Who knew sweat could be such a big deal? Looking back through our coverage here on Health Tech Insider, in 2020 alone we wrote about five technologies that monitor sweat to measure drug levels at UCLA and the Stanford School of Medicine, pH at National Univerity of...
Fidget Spinner Inspires UTI Diagnostic Microlab

Fidget Spinner Inspires UTI Diagnostic Microlab

Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) are unfortunately a common condition. Each year approximately 12% of women aged 18 or older in the U.S. will report a UTI, according to a study by the University of Michigan School of Public Health. In elderly patients, UTI symptoms...
Wearable pH Patch Tracks Skin Health

Wearable pH Patch Tracks Skin Health

Wearable skin patches with microfluidic sensors can monitor various biometrics from sweat. Professor John Rogers from Northwestern University’s Center for Bio-Integrated Electronics is one of the leaders in the field. Last year we wrote about Rogers’ work...
Unlocking the Secrets of Sweat

Unlocking the Secrets of Sweat

An article in IEEE Spectrum describes work by researchers at the University of Cincinnati and the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratories. They started with the fact that signs of over-exertion and dehydration can be detected in a person’s sweat before the problem...