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The new device automatically manages glucose levels and delivers needed insulin quickly.
For wearable devices to function as intended, they need to have a secure, reliable hold for the desired duration of use.

FDA has issued multiple emergency use authorizations, loosened regulations for telemedicine, and eased the requirements for production...

The stretchable fabric is embroidered with conductive threads that provide excellent signal-to-noise ratio.
The new method could be a breakthrough treatment of myocardial infarction.

Researchers at the University of California, Irvine, have developed a tool that could be instrumental in “tracing and tracking individuals” in order to identify those who need...

LauzHack — an online hackathon held by an EPFL student association in early April — proved to be a big hit. Over 100 project teams worked day and night to develop applications for...

Researchers have developed an artificial intelligence-based system that can listen to your cough and indicate whether you have COVID-19. With the new Coughvid app, developed by five researchers at EPFL’s...

LifeSignals Group Inc. has announced that a single use, wireless biosensor patch for the early detection and monitoring of coronavirus...

The mobile health tool plugs into a phone to diagnose illnesses such as coronavirus.

Biomedical engineers have demonstrated that while different wearable technologies, like smartwatches and fitness trackers, can accurately measure heart rate...

To develop a better adhesive alternative, researchers turned to a polymer: poly (vinyl alcohol) (PVA).
The sensor has remarkable sensitivity, allowing the wearer to detect the light brush of a feather.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Prototype Patch Acts Like Heart Tissue
The patch mimics electrical signaling of the heart.

Researchers have designed a tiny portable lab device that plugs into a phone, connecting it automatically to a doctor’s office through a custom app. With a single drop of blood or...

A noninvasive, wearable, magnetic brain stimulation device could improve motor function in stroke patients. In an initial clinical trial of 30 chronic ischemic...

Engineers have created the first neural implant that can be both programmed and charged remotely with a magnetic field. Their breakthrough may make possible embedded devices like...

The sensor allows for quick recovery and reuse of the platform.
The flexible device harvests heats from the human body.
The patch significantly prolonged survival, inhibited growth of tumors in mice.

According to the World Health Organization, antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest threats to global health. Sensing and treating bacterial infections earlier could help...

A device the size of a wristwatch can monitor an individual’s body chemistry to help improve athletic performance and identify potential health...

This year’s MD&M West conference program features new formats — including Lightning Workshops, Tech Talk Panels, and exclusive networking opportunities — designed to meet...

Soft pressure sensors have received significant research attention in a variety of fields, including soft robotics, electronic skin, and wearable electronics. Wearable soft pressure sensors have great potential for real-time health monitoring and for the early diagnosis of diseases.

University of Toronto engineering researchers have developed a super stretchy, transparent, and self-powering sensor that records the complex sensations of human skin. Dubbed artificial...

Diabetic patients need to measure their blood sugar level by drawing blood before and after a meal. It is easy to develop complications due to diabetes. Recently, a...

Researchers from ETH Zurich and the National University of Singapore have developed a new kind of bandage that helps blood to clot and doesn’t stick to the wound. This marks...

A wearable monitoring device makes treatments easier and more affordable for millions of people with swallowing disorders. The skin-mountable sensor sticker attaches firmly to...

Features: Connectivity
The Future of Connected Health

The three main global goals of healthcare continue to be: improving the quality of care, universal access to care, and keeping costs under control. Technologies and remote connected healthcare are touted as the...

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