In-Mouth Wireless Sensor Detects Sodium

In-Mouth Wireless Sensor Detects Sodium

Hypertension, aka high blood pressure, is an increasingly common condition affecting one of two U.S. adults — often without symptoms — according to the American Heart Association (AHA). Hypertension increases the risk for heart disease and stroke, two of...
Injectable Sensors Last for Years

Injectable Sensors Last for Years

If you want a wearable sensor to be convenient and require no interaction on your part, perhaps the best place to “wear” it is inside your body. Continuous glucose meters (CGMs) insert a tiny needle under your skin in order to measure glucose levels around...
AI Monitors Heart Patients after Discharge

AI Monitors Heart Patients after Discharge

On average, 23% of heart failure patients are readmitted to a hospital every year, according to a study published in 2016 in Progressive Cardiovascular Disease. About 5.7 million American adults live with heart failure (HF), a sizable number projected to increase to 8...
Study of VR as Component to Treat Back Pain

Study of VR as Component to Treat Back Pain

Back pain is a major problem. Not only does it result in lost worker productivity, it also can lead to opioid dependence and abuse. As a result, healthcare professionals and other researchers are seeking alternatives to medication as a way to treat chronic pain. Five...
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