Calgary High School Student Creates Test for Heart Disease (CTV News)

Jun. 09, 2016

Zeel Patel, student at Sir Winston Churchill High School. Photo | CTV Calgary

A Calgary high school student has created a faster and cheaper test for heart disease.

It’s called CADSense and 16 year old Zeel Patel’s invention can tell you in minutes if you have Atherosclerosis which is plaque buildup in your arteries and that can lead to heart attack, stroke or even death.

“It’s a paper based sensor,” says Patel. “Once the user puts in a blood based sample you will see the colour reaction occur.”

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