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Cancer-Detecting Bras

Higia Technologies' 'EVA' Bra Spots Early Stages of Breast Cancer

— May 12, 2017 — Tech
Julián Ríos Cantú developed 'EVA,' a potentially life-saving smart, cancer-detecting bra that was inspired by the loss of his own mother to breast cancer five years ago.

The app-connected EVA bra boasts biosensors that are able to track significant changes in the body, such as temperature, texture and even color. As Cantú explains: "When there is a tumor in the breast, there is more blood, more heat, so there are changes in temperature and in texture." While the bra has the potential to alert its wearer about the early stages of cancer, ultimately a the advice of a doctor should be sought out, especially in case of dramatic changes.

The most remarkable part about Cantú, the CEO and co-founder of Higia Technologies is that he is just 18 years old. For his remarkable creation, he recently received the first place in the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards.
Trend Themes
1. Smart Cancer-detecting Wearables - The development of smart wearables, like Higia Technologies' 'EVA' bra, that can detect early stages of cancer through tracking significant changes in the body.
2. Personalized Healthcare Technology - The emergence of personalized healthcare technologies, such as biosensors in bras, that provide individuals with real-time data and insights about their health.
3. Youth-led Entrepreneurship - The rise of young entrepreneurs, like 18-year-old Julián Ríos Cantú, who are creating innovative solutions to address pressing social and health issues.
Industry Implications
1. Healthcare - The healthcare industry can explore the integration of smart wearables, like cancer-detecting bras, to enhance early detection and prevention strategies for various medical conditions.
2. Fashion - The fashion industry can collaborate with technology companies to design and produce stylish and functional smart wearables, such as bras with built-in biosensors.
3. Tech Hardware - The tech hardware industry can further develop and refine the technology behind smart wearables, improving accuracy and user experience.
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