An overview of healthcare monitoring by flexible electronics

(Science China Press) Flexible electronics integrated with stretchable/bendable structures and various microsensors that monitor the temperature, pressure, sweat, bioelectricity, body hydration, etc., have a wide range of applications in the human healthcare sector. Now researchers in Chinese Academy of Sciences and Dalian University of Technology have reviewed the designs, materials, structures and functions of numerous flexible electronics for signal monitoring in the human healthcare sector. Some perspectives in this field are discussed.