Watch what you eat: Swallowable sensors reveal how the stomach fights foreign bodies like a second immune system



The stomach may have its own immune system that fights off foreign invaders that stay in our digestive system too long, a new invention helped scientists discover.
Researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia conducted the first human trials of tiny devices that, after being swallowed, detect changes in gas levels in the stomach to provide feedback about gut health. 
Information was transmitted from inside peoples' guts to mobile phones, where the researchers could observe their digestion in real time. 
With one in five people in the world suffering from a gastrointestinal... read more

 
8 January 2018 in Health, Views: 38
Source: Daily Mail
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