Wearable patch could improve health monitoring

Wearable technology and fitness trackers are in high demand these days, however, some people question their accuracy. Scientists have therefore created an improved tracker that attaches straight on to the users’ skin.

Attaching directly to the skin, the device can directly measure properties that an armband or other device cannot.

The wearable patch recently developed monitors heart rate and changes in body chemistry to give a more accurate picture of the users’ fitness and health. Read more about this innovation in wearable healthcare technology here: http://jilard.com/wearable-patch-could-improve-health-monitoring/2810745/

Photo credit: Peter Mooney

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