Biomedical technology

Advanced electronic skin for multiplex healthcare monitoring

Scientists from the Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation (TIBI) have devised a first-of-its-kind electronic skin (E-skin) patch for advanced health care monitoring. With an optimum choice in materials coupled with ...


Researchers achieve contactless electrocardiogram monitoring

Recently, a team led by Prof. Chen Yan and researcher Sun Qibin from the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) achieved contactless electrocardiogram (ECG) monitoring through a millimeter-wave radar system. ...


Are 'natural' skin products irritating your skin?

Sensitive skin is a pain—sometimes literally—and for skin allergy sufferers, contact with an allergen causes an itchy red rash that may last for weeks. Common skin care products such as soaps, serums and lotions (often ...


Q&A: All about food allergies and intolerances

I'm a grandmother to three wonderful grandchildren. My oldest grandchild is lactose intolerant. Recently, my youngest grandchild was diagnosed with a peanut allergy. What is the difference between food intolerance and allergy?

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