Multi-sensor and app could help individuals detect health problems early

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Making it easier to monitor patients' vital signs not only helps warn healthcare professionals of potential conditions, but also reduces the burden on healthcare systems, as the VISI Mobile System has demonstrated. Designed to help individuals keep track of their own health, the Scanadu Scout is a palm-sized device that is packed with sensors to aid the early detection of a number of conditions. The idea behind the innovation is inspired by the fictional 'tricorder' – a device in the Star Trek series that can scan and collect data about living things. By placing the Scanadu Scout to their forehead…

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