Wearables

Smart Patches & Bandages

Medical smart patches and bandages are helping doctors who want to monitor their patients' health and manage their drug intake. Explore applications for medical smart patches and get to know the suppliers and manufacturers.

News : Wearables
'Painless' Patch Delivers Insulin When Needed

Treatment for certain diabetes cases involves constant monitoring of blood-glucose levels and daily insulin shots. Scientists from the University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill, NC), North Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC), and the Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry (Changchun, P.R....

News : Medical
Smart Patch Release Blood Thinner as Needed

A new smart patch from North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, precisely releases blood-thinning drugs as needed. The device monitors a patient's blood to prevent thrombosis, the occurrence of blood clots.

News : Wearables
Wearable Patch Monitors Biochemical, Electrical Signals

For athletes looking to track their workouts or physicians who want to monitor a patient's heart disease, a flexible Chem-Phys patch from the University of California San Diego analyzes the body's biochemical and electric signals. The Chem-Phys wearable technology records electrocardiogram...

News : Wearables
Smart Patch Tracks Blood Sugar, Releases Insulin

A “smart insulin patch” created by researchers at the University of North Carolina and North Carolina State University detects increases in blood sugar levels and secretes doses of insulin into the bloodstream whenever needed.

Briefs : Medical
SMART Bandage Measures Tissue Oxygenation

Inspired by a desire to help wounded soldiers, an international, multidisciplinary team of researchers at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine of Senors and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, has created a paint-on, transparent “SMART” bandage that can protect severe wounds and burns while also...

Features : Wearables
Liquid Crystal Device Can Assess Cardiovascular Health

Engineers at Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, have teamed up to create a new wearable medical device that can quickly alert a person if they are having cardiovascular trouble.

News : Sensors/Data Acquisition
Elastic Patches for Wireless Health Monitoring

A team of engineers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, developed stick-on patches that incorporate off-the-shelf chip-based electronics that can support wireless health monitoring. The patches adhere like a temporary tattoo and incorporate...

News : Sensors/Data Acquisition
Elastic Patches for Wireless Health Monitoring

A team of engineers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, have demonstrated thin, soft stick-on patches that stretch and move with the skin and incorporate commercial, off-the-shelf chip-based electronics, can support sophisticated wireless...

News : Communications
Wireless Patch Outperforms Holter Monitor for Tracking Heart Rhythm

A study conducted by the Scripps Translational Science Institute, San Diego, has found that a small adhesive wireless device worn on the chest for up to two weeks does a better job detecting abnormal and potentially dangerous heart rhythms than the traditional Holter monitor,...

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