RESEARCH UPDATE

RESEARCH UPDATE : THREAD BASED WEARABLE SENSORS TO DETECT DISEASE Sensory patch, a first-of-its-kind flexible electronic patch that can be sewn into clothes to help study the sweat for multiple markers. This is a revolutionary step in medicine leading to diagnose and monitor acute and chronic health conditions or athletic performance. In a specific way, metabolic markers such as electrolytes and other biological molecules provide more detailed information about human health. This patch created by engineers at the Tufts university performs at real-time measurements of important biomarkers present in sweat including sodium and ammonium ions (electrolytes), lactate (a metabolite), and acidity (pH). It is versatile enough to add a wide range of sensors to indicate nearly every marker in the sweat. These measurements taken have a very useful diagnostic approach that can lead to tracking of different level, for instance, sodium from the sweat indicates the hydration status and electrolyte balance of the body, lactate concentration can be because of the muscle fatigue, cystic fibrosis because of chloride ion levels and stress levels can be managed by the level of cortisol, the stress management. Different coatings alter the functionality of the threads. Tests were conducted on human subjects, monitoring their electrolyte and metabolite response during maximum exertion sessions on stationary bikes. The sensors were able to detect variation in analyte levels as they moved up and down, within 5 to 30-second intervals, sufficient for most real-time tracking needs. Content source: Journal Nature..

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