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Feb 15, 2021

New skin patch brings us closer to wearable, all-in-one health monitor

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, chemistry, health, wearables

Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a soft, stretchy skin patch that can be worn on the neck to continuously track blood pressure and heart rate while measuring the wearer’s levels of glucose as well as lactate, alcohol or caffeine. It is the first wearable device that monitors cardiovascular signals and multiple biochemical levels in the human body at the same time.

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