Markku Honkala

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BACKGROUND With the aging population and rising healthcare costs, wearable monitoring is gaining importance. The motion artifact affecting dry electrodes is one of the main challenges preventing the widespread use of wearable monitoring systems. In this paper we investigate the motion artifact and ways of making a textile electrode more resilient against(More)
The rapid development in the fields of sensor and telecommunication technologies has created completely new possibilities also for the textile and clothing field. New smart textile and clothing systems can be developed by integrating sensors in the textile constructions. Application fields for these added-value products are e.g. protective clothing for(More)
Mosquitoes are vectors for many diseases such as malaria. Insecticide-treated bed nets and indoor residual spraying of insecticides are the principal malaria vector control tools used to prevent malaria in the tropics. Other interventions aim at reducing man-vector contact. For example, house screening provides additive or synergistic effects to other(More)
The antihypertensive effect of a new compound, prizidilol hydrochloride (SKF 92657), with both vasodilator and non-selective beta-adrenoceptor antagonist properties was assessed in a series of 17 outpatients 2 of whom were subsequently withdrawn. After a placebo period the systolic supine blood pressure decreased from 154 (SD 3) mmHg to 143 (SD 4) mmHg (p(More)
Globalization had forced fashion companies to move their manufacturing to low cost bases. However, in the recent times several challenges like poor transparency, ethical issues, high transportation costs, long lead times, etc. have motivated major reshoring initiatives. Steadily the fashion companies in the west are relocating back their production and are(More)
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