BREATHALYSERS THAT DO MORE THAN JUST SNIFF OUT ALCOHOL
Turns out a single breath can speak volumes about your insides. For example, foods that disagree with you will ferment in your gut and emit gases. Even diseases release chemical compounds with each breath. And to sort through this breathy smorgasbord are new handheld breathalysers that analyse and identify these chemicals and either help design a suitable diet if there are foods that disagree with you (like gluten or lactose) or diagnose 17 different diseases, from cancers to Parkinson’s disease.