Category Archives: Education

Fitbit Mental Health Physiology Monitoring App

Sydney, Australia-based firm Medibio has rolled out a mobile app that integrates with Fitbit and Garmin and allows wearers to check their mental health based on a combination of biometric measurements and traditional assessments.  The app uses sleep, activity, and heart

Fitbit Mental Health Physiology Monitoring App

Sydney, Australia-based firm Medibio has rolled out a mobile app that integrates with Fitbit and Garmin and allows wearers to check their mental health based on a combination of biometric measurements and traditional assessments.  The app uses sleep, activity, and heart

Wearable sensor technology to help people quit smoking

Case Western Reserve has developed wearable sensor technology with an automatic alert system to help people quit smoking. The sensor detects arm and body motions associated with smoking which triggers the app to text video messages to smokers emphasizing the

Wearable sensor technology to help people quit smoking

Case Western Reserve has developed wearable sensor technology with an automatic alert system to help people quit smoking. The sensor detects arm and body motions associated with smoking which triggers the app to text video messages to smokers emphasizing the

Microsoft to create eyeglasses that gauge blood pressure

Microsoft has filed a patent for eyeglasses with monitors capable of tracking blood pressure. The sensor in the glasses would have the benefit of requiring no user input or behavior changes during regular activities. The device, named Glabella, rivals those

Microsoft to create eyeglasses that gauge blood pressure

Microsoft has filed a patent for eyeglasses with monitors capable of tracking blood pressure. The sensor in the glasses would have the benefit of requiring no user input or behavior changes during regular activities. The device, named Glabella, rivals those

Connected health platform aims to improve the way patients take medication

Phillips-Medisize’s platform uses health analytics to integrate patient data with EMR records and other data from pharmacy ad connected devices. The platform can track medications, set reminders, and also enables peer communities to improve medication adherence and potentially promote health

Connected health platform aims to improve the way patients take medication

Phillips-Medisize’s platform uses health analytics to integrate patient data with EMR records and other data from pharmacy ad connected devices. The platform can track medications, set reminders, and also enables peer communities to improve medication adherence and potentially promote health

Wireless, Non-Battery Power for Implantable Devices

Researchers and MIT have found a new method of powering implantable medical devices without the use of a battery. This new power-and-communications modality may help us make implantable devices smaller, longer-lasting, and more versatile than current devices!

Wireless, Non-Battery Power for Implantable Devices

Researchers and MIT have found a new method of powering implantable medical devices without the use of a battery. This new power-and-communications modality may help us make implantable devices smaller, longer-lasting, and more versatile than current devices!

Big Tech to Enter the Race for Health Cloud Services

Healthcare data is currently protected by strong laws (HIPAA) regarding its use and transmission, which has historically protected patient privacy but has hampered medicine’s push towards cloud services for patients. Microsoft and other tech giants are hoping to provide HIPAA-compliant

Big Tech to Enter the Race for Health Cloud Services

Healthcare data is currently protected by strong laws (HIPAA) regarding its use and transmission, which has historically protected patient privacy but has hampered medicine’s push towards cloud services for patients. Microsoft and other tech giants are hoping to provide HIPAA-compliant

3D Printed Capillaries Might Make Organ Printing a Reality

3D printed organs have the potential to reduce wait times for future transplant recipients, and could offer critical on-demand treatment for millions of patients suffering from heart, kidney, and liver failure. One San Francisco company believes it may have brought

3D Printed Capillaries Might Make Organ Printing a Reality

3D printed organs have the potential to reduce wait times for future transplant recipients, and could offer critical on-demand treatment for millions of patients suffering from heart, kidney, and liver failure. One San Francisco company believes it may have brought