Infrared Avacta Group plc Detector; Device That Can Detect A Tell-Tale Odor From A Patient And Diagnose Their Condition

Published: Aug 20, 2008

Engineer -- Physicians have known for millennia that the smell of human breath can reveal certain medical conditions. Until now it has been a subjective assessment based on the nasal sensitivity and experience of the doctor. But that may change with the development of a device that can detect a tell-tale odour from a patient and diagnose their condition.

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