Predict Illness

Wearable Technology to Track Brain, Predict Illness

University of Houston researcher examines skin to predict stress, illness HOUSTON, May 14 — University of Houston electrical engineer Rose T. Faghih has been awarded $175,000 by the National Science Foundation to examine whether wrist-worn wearable devices, like Fit Bits or Apple Watches, can be used to peer into the brain. She thinks they can. “Decoding brain states using wrist-worn wearables will transform how mental-stress-related diseases are diagnosed and treated,” said Faghih. Currently to track […]