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Breath Monitor Can Easily Detect Health Problems

Breath Monitor Can Easily Detect Health Problems

A newly developed handheld device can spot both existing and latent disease.

Don Michael Acelar De Leon
  • 11 october 2010

Researchers at Stony Brook University have recently developed a new nanomedicine device that can instantly detect and monitor diseases by simply exhaling onto it. Led by chief researcher Perena Gouma, the project titled Nanosensor Device for Breath Acetone Detection introduced a single breath analysis diagnostic tool for monitoring disease or metabolic functions that can be used to check cholesterol levels, diabetes, and even lung cancer. among many others.

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