‘Smart toilet’ could help detect cancer, other diseases

A device that can be mounted on an everyday toilet could be used to help detect multiple diseases, including certain cancers, chronic kidney disease and irritable bowel syndrome, according to research published in Nature Biomedical Engineering.The technology was designed to act as a continuing health monitoring device that collects health information from a user daily, similar to a wearable device.“The thing about a smart toilet, though, is that unlike wearables, you can’t take it off,” Sanjiv S. Gambhir, MD, PhD, professor of radiology in the Molecular Imaging Program atRead More

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