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Wearable Sensors Challenge Traditional Medical Technology

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Modern sensor technology already enables the noninvasive recording of basic health information. Further advancements may move basic medical diagnostics from the hospital to the home.

FAROOQ AHMED, SCIENCE WRITER

From Apple to Fitbit to Garmin to Google, in the U.S. alone, dozens of companies are producing wearable sensors that record our movements as well as basic health information. Many of these devices rely on optical telemetry to read information about the body and transmit it to a smartphone via...Read full article

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