NC State Scientists Develop Wearable System To Predict, Prevent Asthma Attacks

An integrated, wearable system designed to predict and prevent asthma attacks has been developed by scientists at North Carolina State University. Called the ‘Health and Environmental Tracker’ (HET), the system integrates a suite of new sensor devices that monitor a user’s environmental parameters in real time. Included are ozone concentration, temperature, and relative humidity; heart rate via photoplethysmography and electrocardiography and respiratory rate via…

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