New Wireless Sensor First For Instant Monitoring Of Brain Oxygen, University of Sassari and National University Of Ireland Study

Published: Apr 27, 2009

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ScienceDaily (Apr. 27, 2009) — Scientists in Italy and Ireland are reporting development of the first wireless sensor that gives second-by-second readings of oxygen levels in the brain. The new microsensor — smaller than a dime — could become the basis for tiny devices to help test drugs and other treatments for patients with traumatic brain injury, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases, and other conditions.

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