«We write about wearables of all sorts. We’ve covered wearables to track steps, check heart rates, monitor breathing rates, measure blood glucose levels, and even record ECGs. Depending on how far you push the definition of a wearable, the field of devices and applications can get wide indeed. One important application is helping cancer patients manage their pain. We covered work at the University of British Columbia developing a magnetic drug implant, and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center’s research in the use of virtual reality (VR) for pain management.»

Article written by Bruce Brown



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