Embedded Systems Conference
Breaking News
Comments
Oldest First | Newest First | Threaded View
eewiz
User Rank
Author
re: Electronics in medical apps: Fertility monitor design
eewiz   2/21/2013 4:31:49 PM
NO RATINGS
Haha interesting application... Will be useful in some Asian countries with very low fertility levels.

Asha Ganesan
User Rank
Author
re: Electronics in medical apps: Fertility monitor design
Asha Ganesan   2/21/2013 5:32:36 PM
NO RATINGS
Thanks! In today's world many women are looking for such equipments.

EREBUS0
User Rank
Author
re: Electronics in medical apps: Fertility monitor design
EREBUS0   2/21/2013 8:36:53 PM
NO RATINGS
With our current population growth I fail to see how helping more women get pregnant is a benefit. Now if you use it to help women AVOID getting pregnant, we can help lift a lot of people out of poverty. Just my opinion.

eewiz
User Rank
Author
re: Electronics in medical apps: Fertility monitor design
eewiz   2/22/2013 2:18:13 AM
NO RATINGS
@ EREBUS this is not the case in everywhere.. if you look at places like hongkong/japan/korea/singapore the TFR(total fertility rate) is much lower than the replenishment rate of 2.1. ie..these countries can potentially get wiped off in future. Ofcourse the main reason is social and cultural and not medical. but then, there is a small percentage who will have medical/stress related problems to whom things like this could be helpful.

Asha Ganesan
User Rank
Author
re: Electronics in medical apps: Fertility monitor design
Asha Ganesan   2/22/2013 4:32:21 PM
NO RATINGS
@EREBUS: Yes, this system can also be used by women who do not want to get pregnant. This can avoid the usage of contraceptive pills which may have some side effects. @EEWIZ: Thanks for providing this statistical information. This is absolutely correct. I think designing such gadgets would be of great use in those Asian countries.

Etmax
User Rank
Author
re: Electronics in medical apps: Fertility monitor design
Etmax   2/23/2013 5:08:13 AM
NO RATINGS
An interesting view of the presented work, and something actually does work, such methods are used as an alternative to the pill (not LH measurement, temperature). It also has the benefit of reducing the likelihood of birth defects which given the impact on families and the community is another noble cause. Yes we should be reducing the world population (preferably to around 2billion) but if we don't reinvent our economy I'm afraid the outcome may be almost as undesirable.



Top Comments of the Week
Flash Poll
Radio
LATEST ARCHIVED BROADCAST
EE Times Senior Technical Editor Martin Rowe will interview EMC engineer Kenneth Wyatt.
Like Us on Facebook

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
Special Video Section
After a four-year absence, Infineon returns to Mobile World ...
A laptop’s 65-watt adapter can be made 6 times smaller and ...
An industry network should have device and data security at ...
The LTC2975 is a four-channel PMBus Power System Manager ...
In this video, a new high speed CMOS output comparator ...
The LT8640 is a 42V, 5A synchronous step-down regulator ...
The LTC2000 high-speed DAC has low noise and excellent ...
How do you protect the load and ensure output continues to ...
General-purpose DACs have applications in instrumentation, ...
Linear Technology demonstrates its latest measurement ...
10:29
Demos from Maxim Integrated at Electronica 2014 show ...
Bosch CEO Stefan Finkbeiner shows off latest combo and ...
STMicroelectronics demoed this simple gesture control ...
Keysight shows you what signals lurk in real-time at 510MHz ...
TE Connectivity's clear-plastic, full-size model car shows ...
Why culture makes Linear Tech a winner.
Recently formed Architects of Modern Power consortium ...
Specially modified Corvette C7 Stingray responds to ex Indy ...
Avago’s ACPL-K30T is the first solid-state driver qualified ...
NXP launches its line of multi-gate, multifunction, ...