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Scientists create comfortable e-skin wearable that lasts for a week

A group of Japanese scientists have created an “inflammation-free, lightweight, stretchable” e-skin sensor capable of lasting for up to a week, published in Nature Nanotechnology this week. The new development could open the way for medical wearables that track heart-rate, blood pressure, and blood sugar throughout the week, without being invasive to the user. See […]

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Stanford U: Future wearables to diagnose diseases early?

Wearables of the future might be used as a diagnostic tool to spot disease early, according to a study by the Stanford University School of Medicine. The researchers collected approximately two billion measurements from 60 people for the study, who wore between one and eight commercial wearable devices. Using that data, the researchers were able […]

ARM developing medical devices for chronic conditions

Digital health firm US TrustedCare and ARM, a leader in the semiconductor market, have announced a partnership to build medical devices for people with chronic conditions. The new collaboration will give third-parties access to variety of secure, authenticated, and auditable medical information. US TrustedCare said it will focus on the transition period, as patients recover […]

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ARM has prescription for medical devices for chronic conditions

Digital health firm US TrustedCare and ARM, a leader in the semiconductor market, have announced a partnership to build medical devices for people with chronic conditions. The new collaboration will give third-parties access to variety of secure, authenticated, and auditable medical information. US TrustedCare said it will focus on the transition period, as patients recover […]

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AT&T hooks up Biotricity for medical device data work

Biotricity has selected AT&T as its prefered network partner, providing the wireless carrier entry into the medical market. AT&T has a pilot program in place that provides Biotricity with “near real-time connectivity for data transmission.” That will expand to a full program later this year, when Biotricity launches its first wearable. See Also: IoT revenues […]

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Can this new wearable detect depression?

A health wearable in development at Michigan State University with collaboration from Bell Labs could provide doctors with a complete and impartial picture of patients suffering from obesity, diabetes or asthma. The wearable, which is called HeadScan, sticks to the patient’s shoulders and bounces radio waves off their head. The radio waves can capture all […]

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Relax, dude: Mindset aims at controlling stress with wearables

Wearables have the ability to improve health and give us insights into our mental state — all we need are the apps that can analyze and quantify the data. Missouri startup Mindset, created by engineering students at Washington University of St. Louis, has launched an app aimed at stress management. It uses wearable data to […]

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Will smart pills help remind patients to take their medicine?

One of the biggest issues in the United States when it comes to medication is patients refusing to take their pills or forgetting the correct dose, but new smart pills that track and alert patients may improve the percentage of people sticking to their plans. That’s what Proteus Digital Health is hoping will happen with […]