scientist 57: the gastroenterologist – Stephen Middleton Smart pill for IBS (2013)

An electronic medical procedure offers an innovative way for doctors to find out what’s going on inside the intestine. The ‘SmartPill’ is a tablet-sized device with sensors to take measurements inside your gut and transmit them wirelessly outside the body. This procedure is available at the private Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital in Impington. We speak to consultant physician, Dr Stephen Middleton about the technology and its benefits.

27/07/2013 Tagged 105science, biology, breath, Cambridge, Chris Creese, health, IBS, life, SmartPill,technology,