New technology puts health care in palm of your hand


  • TECH
  • Friday, 08 Jan 2016

An attendee tries the ReliefBand wearable electronic device, described as used to treat nausea and vomiting associated with motion sickness and pregnancy, during the opening event at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas January 4, 2016. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

LAS VEGAS: Managing your health care is moving increasingly to the palm of your hand – with new smartphone-enabled technology and wearable sensors that examine, diagnose and even treat many conditions and ailments. 

The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas saw the debut of new applications for “virtual checkups” and ways to treat pain, manage stress and monitor conditions such as diabetes. 

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