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Can ‘Fitbit For the Stomach’ Help You Eat Right?

(Newsmax Health) -- Could a wearable device help you lose weight by listening to your gut? The answer for Dr. Brennan Spiegel, director of health services research at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, is a hopeful maybe.

2018-03-21T21:26:18+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|

Because Surgery Shuts Down the Digestive System

(U Magazine) — The AbStats system is one of the key sensor technologies set to change the future of medicine, as highlighted in the Medicine 2.0 feature in the latest edition of UCLA Health's quarterly newsletter.

2015-11-14T23:51:01+00:00 November 14th, 2015|

Physicians May Soon Say Goodbye to the Stethoscope, as Digital Devices Take Over the Job of Monitoring Patient Bodily Functions

(Dark Daily) -- Is technology poised to render the iconic stethoscope passé? For centuries, doctors have used stethoscopes for listening to functions in different parts of the body. However, new devices now exist that employ electronic biosensors to “listen” in on those same sounds and analyze them with computer algorithms. The devices then deliver assessments [...]

2015-05-25T14:12:40+00:00 May 22nd, 2015|

The Internet of Everything

(UCLA Magazine) — A look at how the “Internet of Everything” is being embraced by medical researchers at UCLA, including the team behind AbStats.

2015-11-14T23:51:21+00:00 January 15th, 2015|

AbStats listens to gut sounds so you don’t have to

(medGadget) -- Post-operative ileus (POI) is defined as “the absence of intestinal peristalsis without mechanical obstruction”. It is a serious condition that can make recovery from surgery a challenge. Now a new device developed at UCLA that autonomously listens to gut sounds to evaluate how things are moving down there has been shown to be [...]

2015-05-02T16:06:46+00:00 August 14th, 2014|