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Digital trials drive new technologies in health care

Just as the ECG sensor on your health app uses electrical sensors on the back of the wearable wristband to measure heart health, EEG sensors embedded in ear buds can measure brain health

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Pranjal Sharma
Clinical advances and digital technologies are at an extraordinary crossroads that is pushing the frontiers of preventive, predictive and precision medicine, using artificial intelligence (AI), bioengineering, digitisation of clinical trials and improved understanding of human pathogen control. 

Just as the ECG sensor on your health app uses electrical sensors on the back of the wearable wristband to measure the health of your heart, EEG sensors embedded in earbuds can measure brain health and quantify brain activity, including cognitive decline over time. 

In the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic, bioengineering and AI were extensively utilised to understand the behaviour of
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First Published: Jan 22 2023 | 6:36 PM IST

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