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— Medical

Self-moistening chest strap could be used for multi-day ECGs

By - May 6, 2015 1 Picture
In order to conduct electrical signals from the skin, the electrodes on heart rate monitors need to be slightly moist. That's why gel is first applied to patients' skin. Unfortunately, that gel dries up within 24 hours. Now, however, scientists from Switzerland's Empa research institute are developing a solution – a self-moistening heart rate-monitoring chest strap, for use in situations where electrocardiograms (ECGs) need to be recorded over a period of several days.

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— Health and Wellbeing

SensiumVitals could allow for near-constant observation of patients' vital signs

By - August 5, 2014 3 Pictures
A new system developed by the Toumaz Group may hold the key to improving the level of life-saving attention received by patients, providing two-minute updates on their vital signs 24 hours a day with the use of a comfortable, wireless sensor pad. The equipment, known as SensiumVitals, is claimed to be so portable and convenient that it could even be used in the future to provide hospital-level observation to individuals in the comfort of their own homes. Read More
— Mobile Technology Review

Review: Samsung Galaxy S5

By - April 17, 2014 27 Pictures
Sometime within the last couple of years, smartphones hit a wall. Make no mistake, they're still improving. But manufacturers are having to try a lot harder to make their phones stand out from the crowd. Can the latest flagship from the world's biggest smartphone-maker rise above the rest? Let Gizmag try to answer, as we review the Samsung Galaxy S5. Read More
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