Check your stress

Written by Jenny Straiton

Researchers have developed a stress sensor that allows patients to monitor their health and stress levels at home. In today’s world there is a lot to be stressed about and the so-called “silent killer” can have devastating effects on both physical and mental health. Based on the levels of stress biomarkers in blood, sweat, urine or saliva, University of Cincinnati (OH, USA) researchers have now developed a simple stress sensor device that can be used at home to allow patients to monitor their health and check their stress levels. “I wanted something that’s simple and easy to interpret,” commented author...

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