MHU @ “Laat je hart zien”

Saturday, January, 28th Hasselt University and the Belgian Medical Student Association organized a screening event  “Show me your heart” to determine the cardiovascular risk by using several small tests. Seniors can participate and test their blood pressure, cholesterol, weight, …

MHU was present with an information booth on mobile technology for health like medical smartphone apps, wireless devices to measure your blood pressure, weight or physical activity, wearable technology to detect heart rhythm disorders, tools to transform your smartphone into a thermometer or glucometer and so on. Many of these new technologies are currently validated or their effectiveness is tested in clinical trials in Hospital East-Limburg or Jessa Hospital.