Student develops bra for breast cancer detection
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We have already seen wearable technology that can be used to monitor levels of vitamin D or to alert wearers to the possibility of an imminent heart attack. Now, an 18-year-old student has developed a bra equipped with biosensors for detecting physical changes associated with breast cancer. In Mexico, getting a mammogram can involve a great deal of expense and a long wait, as there are only 9.5 mammography machines per million people, according to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development. This can mean life-threatening delays in receiving diagnosis and treatment. Inspired by his mother’s battle with breast cancer,…
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