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Alphabet's life sciences unit halts glucose-sensing lens project

(Reuters) – Verily, Alphabet Inc’s life sciences division, is putting on hold one of its oldest and high-profile projects, a smart lens to help monitor sugar levels. The project, started in 2014, aimed to help diabetics better manage their blood sugar levels by embedding sensors on a contact lens to monitor the glucose levels in… Read More »

What is a TENS unit and does it work?

A transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) unit is a battery-operated device that some people use to treat pain. TENS units work by delivering small electrical impulses through electrodes that have adhesive pads to attach them to a person’s skin. These electrical impulses flood the nervous system, reducing its ability to transmit pain signals to the… Read More »