With more patients seeking medical care for sleep disorders, the world is waking up to the challenge of healthy sleep, its impact on overall health and the need for a good’s night rest. During the recent IFA conference here in Berlin, Philips presented the Dream Family solution designed to improve the sleep therapy experience for people with obstructive […]
Wearable devices are enabling patient-generated data for a U.S. cancer study, as connected technology is proving increasingly useful for medical research. As reported in an article by Mobile Health News, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) has teamed up with cloud-based analytics startup Medidata to research multiple myeloma. This comes as wearbles are used increasingly […]
Tianjin Chase Sun Pharmaceutical is leapfrogging from the ancient to the future, as it moves from producing traditional Chinese medicines into making wearable medical devices. China Daily reports that Chase Sun, based in the northeastern Chinese city of Tianjin, is extending its lines of business into wearble medical technology. Specifically, the company aims to manufacture […]
Medical wearable devices have a pivotal role to play in empowering patients to take ownership of their own health. But overcoming the medical community’s skepticism remains a daunting challenge for medical device makers, as related by mHealth Intelligence. One medical wearable maker says it is incumbent on both the wearable technology firms and the medical […]
The global healthcare market for medical wearables just passed its physical with flying colors, with a new study predicting the segment will grow a respectable 30% by 2020. An article by Enterprise Innovation reports the results of a study by research firm Frost & Sullivan that predicts the global healthcare market for wearable devices will […]
Scientists at Harvard have created an amazing new 3D pen that creates metallic objects with ease. Similar to the recent 3Doodler pen in some concepts, this new pen goes above and beyond and was created for adult use, with various possibilities in mind. See also: 10 Crazy Things 3D Printers Can Make Today This new […]
With the proliferation of connected devices, comes the fear that our home and work environments will eventually become hopelessly entangled with endless power and data cables. Enter Energous, a maker of wire-free charging technology, which is moving into providing cordless juice for wearables and hearing aids. The San Jose-based company announced that it is partnering […]
Though cybercriminals haven’t yet started hacking pacemakers for kicks, the U.S. Veteran Affairs Department (VA) has launched a new project to ensure connected medical devices are protected. As reported by NextGov.com, VA has begun fact-finding information on methods to safeguard wirelessly connected medical equipment from malicious cyber attacks. As the Internet of Things (IoT) is […]
The medical wearable devices market is expected to grow over 16% by 2023 thanks to seniors with more money to spend on technology to ease their chronic pain and diabetes. MedGadget reports that the worldwide medical wearables market is expected to increase from $2.73 billion in 2014 to $10.7 billion by 2023, amounting to a […]
Wearables are available in all shapes and sizes, from the inconspicuous Fitbit Zip to the immediately noticeable Apple Watch. One factor that connects most of them, apart from the ability to tell the time, is fitness and health tracking. The health features are basic at the moment, but might not be for long, according to […]
It may be a hassle, but in a crowded field, it’s necessary.
It could keep us healthy and free our data.
It’s not about doctors on demand for the wealthy. It’s about hooking everything together and creating something new.
First, Google hopes the lenses can help diabetics track their glucose levels. Beyond that—well, you thought Glass was a far out idea.
Infusing objects with intelligence—anywhere, on demand.
Scanadu is getting closer to delivering the Scout, a portable device that could replace your thermometer and much, much more.