Capillary blood microsampling is a simple procedure that allows participants to draw their own blood in small, precise, useful amounts. This makes it easy to collect samples anywhere, which opens the door for a host of innovations in consumer health and wellness.
Vitamin D acts as an essential enhancer of phosphate and calcium homeostasis. Scientists are familiar with the role the hormone plays in the formation and maintenance of strong bones and teeth in vertebrates. As a hormone, it can be synthesized by the skin after prolonged exposure to sunlight. It is also obtained from a wide variety of animal products such as eggs, cheese, and milk.
Your research matters. It can improve safety and outcomes for untold numbers of people. In order to get precise results from blood samples, you need to follow meticulous processes. Any miscalculation can skew an entire project. When monitoring for patients with diabetes, always keep in mind the following.
The makeup of the human body is determined by genes. For every human gene, there are hundreds of corresponding bacterial ones. This is what is referred to as your “microbiome.” The microbiome has a huge impact on your health, including your digestive system and more.
Blood microsampling, as performed using Mitra® devices, is an absurdly simple concept with revolutionary implications and many new emerging applications. Some of the most interesting of these are in the booming industry of consumer health and wellness.
By taking small, precise volumes of blood (or another biological fluid), microsampling technology and Mitra devices have opened the landscape for consumer health and wellness offerings that plug into the appeal and benefits of concepts such as precision medicine, patient-centered drug and alcohol testing, the quantified self, and other new notions in the health and wellness space.
Topics: Health and Wellness
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