For the bedridden and wheelchair-bound, electric underwear helps prevent bed sores

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For those who are bedridden or wheelchair-bound, bed sores — also known as pressure ulcers — can be a serious health problem. Recently, however, a Canadian team of researchers have come up with a solution: Smart-e-Pants, electric underwear that combats the problem by sending a mild electrical current to the wearer’s backside every 10 minutes.

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