Can Smartwatches Really Alert to Oncoming Sickness?
The worried-well can now use a smartwatch to say “I told you I was sick.” This piece describes how a Stanford researcher relied on smartwatch vital signs monitoring to self-diagnose an onset of Lyme disease, and then study a group of 40 volunteers over a two year period to continuously track pulse and temperature. But it remains to be seen if a smartwatch actually becomes a useful tool in personalized medicine. MORE
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