San Diego

By Jonah Comstock August 12, 2014
Los Angeles County in California has become the latest county to implement a mobile app to crowdsource lifesaving CPR, as reported in a recent story in the LA Times. The app, called PulsePoint, is made and distributed by automated external defibrillator (AED) company Physio-Control. "PulsePoint allows citizens that are trained in CPR to receive an alert at the same time as our dispatch center for...
By Brian Dolan July 25, 2013
Researchers at the University of California in San Diego have developed a noninvasive, realtime wearable sensor that continuously monitors the wearer's sweat's lactate levels. The sensor could be used to help assess physical performance for athletes, soldiers, or patients, the researchers wrote in an article published by a medical journal affiliated with the American Chemical Society. "Wearable...

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