Candy sensor prototype to monitor electrolytes, ovulation, kidney function through saliva

Korea University professors Beelee Chua and Donghyun Lee have developed a health monitoring sensor using saliva collected from a Tootsie Roll candy to detects salt and electrolyte levels, and monitor ovulation status and kidney health. The easily accessible, low-waste sensor is simply licked. To make the prototype sensor, a Tootsie roll was flattened and crevices […]

Apple partners with UCLA, Biogen for iPhone mental/cognitive health monitoring

The Apple/UCLA project “Seabreeze” and Apple/Biogen project “Pi” represent a further move into iPhone health monitoring. According to the Wall Street Journal, Apple is attempting to develop an algorithm to identify depression and cognitive decline from sleep patterns, mobility, and how one uses the phone — for example, how often they look at its clock. […]

ApplySci’s 14th Wearable Tech + Digital Health + Neurotech conference returns to MIT on September 30, 2022. ApplySci’s 14th Deep Tech Health + Neurotech conference returns to MIT on September 30, 2022, focused on healthy longevity  –  understanding, detecting, treating and preventing disease through technology.  Topics include: Slowing and reversing aging The new preventive care paradigm Next generation […]