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New Pill Sends Text Message When Taken

  • Aired: 1/17/2013
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A new pill sends a text message when taken. Often, we worry if our loved ones have taken their pills on time.Proteus Digital Health has developed a new pill which sends a text when patients have taken their meds.The system consists of a pill with a miniature sensor, a patch worn by the patient, and a smart phone to communicate the texts. When the sensor reaches the stomach, it sends a signal to a patch worn on the patient € s torso.

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