The pill that 'sniffs' your intestines
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Gas detecting pill could diagnose poor gut health

Researchers at RMIT in Australia have recently conducted the first human trials of a pill-sized sensor capsule which transmits live data from the intestines of patients.

The capsule can measure gas levels and transmit this information to a mobile phone app.

The researchers hope that their sensor will provide unprecedented levels of information to better diagnose gastrointestinal disorders and diseases.

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  • 23 Jan 2018
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