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So moving on now could bad breath be a sign of disease researchers are working to develop accurate sensing technology that might be used to detect and monitor several conditions despite a whiff of your breath -- start this time with doctor Siegel.
-- and we've been hearing about this since the time hippocrates who studied bad breath.
And we've looked -- breath in terms of you know dental problems and problems with the stomach it's a warning about all -- But now we have.
New researchers Perino go look at Stony Brook I actually heard from her last night they're doing studies using one of David's favorite things here which is -- technology.
The tiniest little particles to assess the breath.
And the thing that everyone's worried about is is it going to be sensitive enough to pick up.
And she's looking at particular markers are one of the ones she told me about his acetone which is it which is tied -- with diabetes and I think that's going to be the first one out of the starting gate.
They're starting clinical trials now.
So we may actually see something from this over the next year -- in other words you breathe into -- something called and they assess how much acetone is in your breath or nitrous oxide in the case of asthma or another problem in the case of cholesterol.
In the future we may simply be able to breathe into -- two.
In a few years in the future and -- -- may be able to tell us what diseases we have more ones were at risk for very exciting stuff I -- blood tests blood you know -- Again it did can technology's being advanced I think we're beginning -- diagnosis.
You know bad -- was always the you know socially awkward but that's not the whole point of disappointing is that a good -- -- good oral surgeon.
Can't really find that -- -- just gingivitis would dental cavity or is it coming from their chronic sinus infection or -- try to sort of formation of this summit.
There are many other things -- bronchitis so we can learn a lot from this kind of technology.
Within a year is this in research that's being done at Stony Brook are able to give us a very small.
Breathalyzer is and you can breathing it costs about twenty dollars I would tell you whether they sign of diabetes -- -- that's amazing did you really think about it.
Now you get treated as far as money can come back and do the same color tests to see if it's effective or not so I think that technology and -- nanotechnology.
Lou can I do really do particles that's in our breath is going to give a lot of you know future diagnosis and that's exciting.
-- -- is a graduate started working more of their star graduates.
And you don't want is a good time just could actually catch -- -- brilliance and and I can't.
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