3D Printing for Orthopedic and Dental Implants

3D printing can now be used for orthopedic and dental implants, crowns, bridges, and metal bridges. This new technology hopes to expand into organ transplants in the near future. Full article: https://www.medicalplasticsnews.com/news/technology/press-print-3d-printing-to-disrupt-implants-industry/

3D Printing for Orthopedic and Dental Implants

3D printing can now be used for orthopedic and dental implants, crowns, bridges, and metal bridges. This new technology hopes to expand into organ transplants in the near future. Full article: https://www.medicalplasticsnews.com/news/technology/press-print-3d-printing-to-disrupt-implants-industry/

No more finger pricks for diabetes patients?

Researchers at MIT are using spectroscopy to measure blood glucose levels. They developed a device that passes a laser over the skin that measures different wavelengths associated with glucose in the blood and can be used to calculate glucose levels

No more finger pricks for diabetes patients?

Researchers at MIT are using spectroscopy to measure blood glucose levels. They developed a device that passes a laser over the skin that measures different wavelengths associated with glucose in the blood and can be used to calculate glucose levels

Can Amazon’s Alexa tell when you are sick?

Amazon recently purchased a patent to allow their Alexa echo device to recognize voice changes when someone is feeling sick or even different emotions. If Alexa detects that the user has a sore throat, for example, an order of cough

Can Amazon’s Alexa tell when you are sick?

Amazon recently purchased a patent to allow their Alexa echo device to recognize voice changes when someone is feeling sick or even different emotions. If Alexa detects that the user has a sore throat, for example, an order of cough

Abandonment of Personal Health Tracking Devices

As the popularity of personal health tracking devices grows, there has also been an increase in the number of said devices being resold on craigslist. A study by Columbia University investigated the reasons for these resales and found that most

Abandonment of Personal Health Tracking Devices

As the popularity of personal health tracking devices grows, there has also been an increase in the number of said devices being resold on craigslist. A study by Columbia University investigated the reasons for these resales and found that most

Heart Rate and Energy Expenditure Accuracy in Wrist Worn Devices

The journal of personalized medicine published a study in 2017 that compared the accuracy of heart rate and energy expenditure measurements in 7 wrist worn devices, including the Apple Watch, Basis Peak, Fitbit Surge, Microsoft Band, Mio Alpha 2, PulseOn,

Heart Rate and Energy Expenditure Accuracy in Wrist Worn Devices

The journal of personalized medicine published a study in 2017 that compared the accuracy of heart rate and energy expenditure measurements in 7 wrist worn devices, including the Apple Watch, Basis Peak, Fitbit Surge, Microsoft Band, Mio Alpha 2, PulseOn,

Apple Continues to Grow Health Records Application

Nine new hospitals and clinics have signed on to allow patients to access EHR data through the Apple Health Records data viewer, adding to the >50 health systems currently integrated. Apple has also opened the Health Records feature up to development through

Apple Continues to Grow Health Records Application

Nine new hospitals and clinics have signed on to allow patients to access EHR data through the Apple Health Records data viewer, adding to the >50 health systems currently integrated. Apple has also opened the Health Records feature up to development through

Smart Pillbox Tracks Med Adherence

Hong Kong-based Qualife has designed a  smart pillbox to remind users to take their medications on time.  Patients can store up to one week’s medication and manage the drug names, frequency, and dosage with a smartphone app, which integrates with the case.

Smart Pillbox Tracks Med Adherence

Hong Kong-based Qualife has designed a  smart pillbox to remind users to take their medications on time.  Patients can store up to one week’s medication and manage the drug names, frequency, and dosage with a smartphone app, which integrates with the case.