Smart clothing for detecting heart disease in babies

Heart diseases babies

Today, in Best Doctors’ blog, we are going to look at a very up-to-date product, wearables. These are items of clothing or accessories, such as glasses, watches or clothes, that we are starting to wear, which allow us to connect to the internet in another way and access information in real time through sensors.

We will consider the health applications of these devices and focus on a new “smart sleep suit” that has been developed by a new Research Department for Technological Innovation in Paediatrics (Peditec) at the Universidad Politécnica [Polytechnic University] in Valencia, Spain, in collaboration with the Hospital General [General Hospital] in Valencia.  The sleep suit for babies is made of hypoallergenic cotton and what is most important is that it may be able to detect congenital heart disease or sepsis early on. Sepsis involves our body having an exceptionally serious response to bacteria and other types of microorganisms. In this case, through Read more