Saturday, May 10, 2014

Cellphones as health monitor

GaitTrack app makes cellphone a medical monitor for heart and lung patients
May 9, 2014

(Credit: University of Illinois) By simply carrying around their cellphones, patients who suffer from chronic disease could soon have an accurate health monitor that warns their doctors when their symptoms worsen. GaitTrack, an app developed by researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the U. of I. at Chicago, doesn’t just count steps. It uses eight parameters … more…

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