Month: October 2018

How does rheumatoid arthritis affect the lungs?

Over time, rheumatoid arthritis can lead to lung tissue damage, which can result in a condition called pulmonary fibrosis. With this condition, lung tissue becomes thick and scarred, making it harder to absorb oxygen into the bloodstream. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune inflammatory disorder that causes chronic pain in the joints. RA can also affect …

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Specially Designed Batteries for Wearable Devices

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration in Germany have developed a way to pack dense batteries into flexible devices such as wristbands of wearable devices. The technology has the potential to provide the necessary power to medical wearables that will be required by next generation of power hungry multi-sensor devices. The investigators have …

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