Summary:

Software that monitors astronaut health in space now monitors high-risk patients at home.”

“When chronic pain flares, the trip from your door to the doctor’s office can seem as difficult as getting from Earth to Mars. The same could be said for the challenge faced by an elderly grandparent going to post-surgery checkups or the frequent office visits required for conditions such as diabetes. At times like these, a spacesuit could come in handy.”

Article written by Margo Pierce

30|09|2020

Source:

NASA Spinoff

https://spinoff.nasa.gov/astronaut-remote-health-monitoring

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