Toshiba’s Breathalyzer Diagnoses Diseases Rather Than Chart Blood Alcohol
The device can be used to monitor disease progression and support activities like diet and exercise.
Japanese corporation Toshiba has developed a prototype breath analyzer designed for medical applications such as diagnosing and monitoring diseases.
The medical breathalyzer can detect various trace gases in a person’s breath and provide an indication of that person’s health. For example, the presence of acetone can be an indicator of diabetes and methane can be an indicator of intestinal health.
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