Atrial fibrillation-detecting ring

Eue-Keun Choiand Seoul National University colleages have developed an atrial fibrillation detecting ring, with similar functionality to AliveCor and other watch-based monitors. The researchers claim that the performance is comparable to medical grade pulse oximeters....

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Adhesive emergency response sensors

VitalTag by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is a chest-worn sticker that detects, monitors and transmits blood pressure, heart rate, respiration rate and other vital signs, eliminating the need for multiple medical devices. It is meant for...

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Throat-worn sensor-sticker transforms stroke rehab

John Rogers‘ latest stretchable electronics breakthrough will transform stroke rehabilitation. The throat-worn wearable, developed with the  Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, measures patients’ swallowing ability and patterns of speech, and aids in aphasia diagnosis. The Shirley Ryan...

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