Sensors

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Video • Early detection of dementias

Promising sensor to screen for Alzheimer's

Canadian researchers are developing a new, ultra-sensitive biosensor to screen for Alzheimer’s disease and other diseases. The device has successfully completed the proof-of-concept stage.

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News • Diagnosis of tumors, organ malfunction and more

Wearable skin patch could help monitor at-risk patients

Engineers have developed an electronic patch that can give medical professionals unprecedented access to crucial information that could help spot life-threatening conditions.

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News • Healtchare devices

Hearing aids could read lips through masks

A new system capable of reading lips with remarkable accuracy even when speakers are wearing face masks could help create a new generation of hearing aids.

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News • Biotechnology

Miniature biosensor monitors condition of serious wounds

Researchers at Nottingham Trent University and Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust have developed a new biosensor capable of accurately monitoring the condition of a chronic wound.

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News • Support for seniors

Sensor-based early detection of age-related diseases from home

Swiss researchers have demonstrated how sensors could help detect health problems in the elderly at an early stage. This could help seniors to live a self-determined life at home for longer.

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News • Green revolution

Bacteria could power medical sensors

Engineers have developed a biofilm capable of producing long-term, continuous electricity from an individuals' sweat.

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