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E-book Library Detecting diseases earlier and treating them faster

Detecting diseases earlier and treating them faster

Sponsored by TempTraq

When it comes to health care, timing is everything.

Whether it’s detecting a case of Covid-19 or the flu, or catching cancer in its earlier stages, the sooner doctors and patients know about a problem, the sooner they can act. And in many cases, intervening earlier gives patients a better shot at a speedier recovery.

It’s with that race against the clock in mind that health care companies are developing new ways to diagnose and treat health issues faster than ever before. In cancer research, synthetic biologists are trying to create their own cancer biomarkers to find signs of tumors before a cancer spreads. In the world of infectious diseases, researchers are mining real-world data to unravel the mysteries of conditions like Covid — and hopefully, uncover better ways to diagnose and treat the conditions.

The stories in this e-book highlight the most promising new advances in disease detection and treatment, and hint at where the science is headed next.

Publication date: October 2022

Print length: 64 pages

File size: 5 MB

File format: PDF

Language: English

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About the sponsor

About the sponsor

Founded in 2003 in Westlake, Ohio, Blue Spark Technologies is dedicated to pioneering continuous vital sign monitoring solutions that improve patient care, reduce readmissions, and optimize hospital reimbursement. Blue Spark’s flagship product, TempTraq®, is the only continuous, disposable adhesive patch for real-time body temperature monitoring, clinically proven to detect fevers earlier than the standard of care. The comfortable, wireless TempTraq sensor transmits data via Bluetooth®. As an FDA Cleared Class-II, EU-Cleared Class II, and HIPAA-compliant, medical device, it can upload real-time data to the TempTraq Connect platform, which integrates seamlessly into a hospital’s central monitoring station or can be accessed in outpatient settings via Apple® or Android™ compatible mobile devices. Through continuous monitoring, TempTraq improves the way healthcare professionals monitor for fever, providing a simple, effective way to elevate the standard of care delivered in the clinical environment. For more information about TempTraq®, visit