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Smart Mouthguard Monitors Your Saliva and Your Health

Your spit says a lot about your health, and now there’s wearable technology being tested to track it. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, have demonstrated a mouthguard with electronic sensors that can detect concentrations of certain chemicals in saliva. …Continue reading

The Treatment Gap

There are several truths about mental disorders. The first is that they are associated with higher levels of disability than nearly all other medical disorders. Unlike most forms of heart disease and cancer, mental disorders often begin before age 30 and interrupt …Continue reading

Paralyzed Man’s Arm Wired to Receive Brain Signals

After doctors bridge his spinal injury with electronics, a paralyzed man can control his arm with his thoughts. Scientists at Case Western Reserve University in Ohio say they’ve used electronics to get around a paralyzed man’s spinal injury, permitting him to use …Continue reading