Affordable, Sensitive, Point-of-Care Bacterial Detection through Paper-Based Device for Resource Limited Settings

Kim, Unyoung ;   Leineweber, William ;   Williams, Mallory ;   Gonzales, Jesus ;   Figueira, Silvia

Tags POC diagnosticsLab on a chipmHealth

Currently, accurate pathogen detection methods are dependent upon special equipment, electricity, cold storage, or sterile environments not...

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An Algorithm to Screen for Preeclampsia using a Smart Phone

Tagare, Hemant ;   Rood, Kara ;   Buhimschi, Irina

Tags Mass screening of critical diseasesAffordable global healthcaremHealth

Preeclampsia is one of the leading causes of maternal death in developing and underdeveloped countries. A simple urine test, called the Congo...

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An mHealth Approach to Remote Fetal Monitoring

Kazantsev, Alexander ;   Senin, Andrey ;   Ponomareva, Julia ;   Mochalova, Marina

Tags mHealthAffordable global healthcareHealthcare services

The research is aimed at reducing perinatal morbidity by prevention of pregnancy complications with large-scale e-health fetal monitoring. An...

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Clinical Validation of a Wrist Actigraphy Mobile Health Device for Sleep Efficiency Analysis

Bhagat, Yusuf ;   Choi, Byunghun ;   Kim, Do Yoon ;   Cho, Jaegeol ;   Black, Ryan ;   Foster, Gregory ;   Kim, Insoo

Tags POC technologiesmHealthWearable sensors

Sleep-wake cycle activity monitoring or actigraphy is an essential tool in sleep research and sleep medicine. In this paper, we investigated the...

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Clothing-Embedded ECG Monitor: A Light-Weight Continuous Vital Signal Monitoring System

Periyaswamy, Thamizhisai ;   Slack, Kaitlin ;   Maifert, Aleisha

Tags Wearable sensorsMedical devicesmHealth

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Detrended Fluctuation Analysis of Photoplethysmogram Pulse Rate Intervals in Sleep Disordered Breathing

Kheirkhah Dehkordi, Parastoo ;   Garde, Ainara ;   Karlen, Walter ;   Petersen, Christian ;   Ansermino, J. Mark ;   Dumont, Guy

Tags mHealthPOC technologies

The fluctuation of heartbeat intervals is irregular and erratic in healthy young individuals. Sleep disordered breathing (SDB) influences the...

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Low-Cost Quantitative Palpation Device for Breast Lesion Tracking and Telehealth

Blank, Molly ;   Antaki, James

Tags Medical devicesmHealthClinical decision support systems

Evaluation of tissues by palpation has been a regular part of physical examination for generations yet it relies on the experience and...

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Noise Management in Mobile Speech based Health Tools

Yadav, Nikhil ;   Daudet, Louis ;   Poellabauer, Christian ;   Flynn, Patrick

Tags mHealthPOC diagnosticsClinical decision support systems

Noise impacts speech recognition and processing capabilities on mobile devices. The Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR) is a good indicator of noise in...

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Non-Invasive Monitoring of Eating Behavior using Spectrogram Analysis in a Wearable Necklace

Alshurafa, Nabil ;   Kalantarian, Haik ;   Pourhomayoun, Mohammad ;   Sarin, Shruti ;   Liu, Jason Jun Hing ;   Sarrafzadeh, Majid

Tags Wearable sensorsBody sensor networksmHealth

Food intake levels, hydration, chewing and swallowing rate, and dietary choices are all factors known to impact one's health. This paper...

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Using Phone-Based Activity Monitors to Promote Physical Activity in Older Adults: A Pilot Study

Vathsangam, Harshvardhan ;   Sukhatme, Gaurav

Tags mHealthHealthcare informatics and decision support systemsPreventive medicine

Physical inactivity is a leading risk factor in a number of chronic diseases. Older adults are at the highest risk because they are the least...

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