Diabetes patients may be able to avoid having to draw blood to measure their glucose levels following the creation of a new laser-based innovation in the US. 192 more words
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Washington: A compact, inexpensive handheld device that monitors diabetes, detects malaria and environmental pollutants is being trialed in India by Harvard scientists. The device costs about $25, weighs just two ou-nces, and is about the size of a pack of cigarettes. 139 more words
Adances in wearable technology, mobile devices and apps mean that consumer health care monitors are set to become ever more integrated with our day-to-day lives. In the first of a new series of features rounding up available consumer health technology, we take a look at a selection of the best home blood pressure monitors currently available to buy. 559 more words
Want to measure your blood pressure? There’s an app for that – more than one, actually – and they have doctors worried sick.
A story on wired.com recounts physicians’ concerns that patients will use substitute certain apps, such as Instant Blood Pressure or Instant Blood Pressure Pro, for traditional blood pressure testing. 277 more words
A water-based gel, ‘hydrogel,’ has shown promising results in animal trials
Individuals who have had transplant surgery need drugs that suppress their immune system and prevent it from turning on the new organ. 529 more words