How your meds will grass on you

The Times (South Africa) - - The Things You Need To Know Today -

A dig­i­tal pill with an em­bed­ded sen­sor to track if pa­tients take med­i­ca­tion has been ap­proved in the US.

It lets third par­ties check if pa­tients swal­low pills on time and is use­ful in cases of bipo­lar, de­pres­sion and com­plex medicine regimes. The salt-grain-sized sen­sor ac­ti­vates as it hits stom­ach juice, send­ing a sig­nal to a smart watch or phone.

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