The heart activity-monitoring bathroom scale
A prototype bathroom scale not only measures the user's weight, but also performs an electrocardiogram on them (Image: Shutterstock)
People being monitored for heart conditions currently have to go into a hospital or clinic on a regular basis, to have an electrocardiogram performed on them. That may be about to change, however, as researchers from Spain’s Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya have developed a bathroom scale that performs the procedure right in the user’s home.
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