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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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Brain imaging to detect suicidal thoughts

Last year, Carnegie Mellon professor Marcel Justand Pitt professor David Brentused brain imagining to identify suicidal thoughts. Supported by the NIMH, they are now working to establish reliable neurocognitive markers of suicidal ideation and attempt....

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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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