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This Wearable Patch May Provide Painless, More Effective Chemotherapy For Melanoma

Melanoma is the most serious type of skin cancer. In the United States, about 100,350 new melanoma cases will be diagnosed and 6,850 people will die of it in 2020. Conventional therapies for this skin cancer include chemotherapy and radiotherapy. However, these treatments produce toxicity and severe side effects due to the aggressive and recurrent […]
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BardyDx Non-Invasive Carnation Ambulatory Monitor Patch for Arrhythmia Detection

Many types of arrhythmias can be hard to diagnose. Atrial arrhythmias, in particular, are very difficult to diagnose due to the difficulty in clearly visualizing the P wave on an ECG. Now, Bardy X Diagnostics has come up with an easier solution for detecting these types of arrhythmias. The company’s Carnation Ambulatory Monitor (CAM) is […]
Onera sleep apnea patch

Onera Bioimpedance Patch Uses Artificial Intelligence to Detect Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts. People suffering from sleep apnea wake up multiple times every night. If you snore loudly and feel tired even after a full night’s sleep, you might have sleep apnea. Close to one billion people around the world suffer from this […]
Smart patch for insulin delivery

This Coin-Sized Smart Patch Delivers Insulin as Blood Sugar Increases

With the rise in diabetes cases worldwide, researchers have been finding novel ways to manage this dreaded disease. Now, a team of researchers from UCLA, UNC School of Medicine and MIT have developed a smart insulin-delivery patch that could one day monitor and manage glucose levels in people with diabetes and deliver the necessary insulin […]
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University of Missouri Engineers Develop On-Skin Device that Works as Personal Air Conditioner

When you have a fever or you’re sweating it out in a gym, it’s important to control your body heat. There are few methods available for lowering body temperature but they aren’t very practical because they require external power source. Read more This Wearable Patch Will Keep You Cool on Hot Summer Days Now, scientists […]
Gatorade sweat patch

Gatorade’s GX Sweat Patch Helps Athletes Keep Track of Hydration and Lost Nutrients

Gatorade, a company that offers sports drinks for athletes to keep them hydrated, has developed a sweat patch that will help them refuel more effectively, providing them with an extra edge on the field. Related Smart Fabric Helps Athletes and Physical Therapy Patients Reduce Injury and Accelerate Recovery The wearable sweat patch can be worn […]