Category Archives: Smartphones

Telemedicine Leads to Increased Postoperative Quality of Life

This article, titled “Telemedicine may increase patient satisfaction with medical care”, focused on a study which utilized telemedicine with patients who received vascular surgery. The patients were sent home with a blood pressure cuff, scale, pulse oximeter, thermometer, and a

Telemedicine Leads to Increased Postoperative Quality of Life

This article, titled “Telemedicine may increase patient satisfaction with medical care”, focused on a study which utilized telemedicine with patients who received vascular surgery. The patients were sent home with a blood pressure cuff, scale, pulse oximeter, thermometer, and a

L’Oréal Teams Up with Apple to Launch La Roche-Posay My Skin Track UV Tracker

A new wearable device is on the market. This battery-free sensor measures individual UV levels and a companion app tracks your exposure to pollution, pollen, and humidity. Full article: https://www.wearable-technologies.com/2018/11/loreal-teams-up-with-apple-to-launch-la-roche-posay-my-skin-track-uv-tracker/

L’Oréal Teams Up with Apple to Launch La Roche-Posay My Skin Track UV Tracker

A new wearable device is on the market. This battery-free sensor measures individual UV levels and a companion app tracks your exposure to pollution, pollen, and humidity. Full article: https://www.wearable-technologies.com/2018/11/loreal-teams-up-with-apple-to-launch-la-roche-posay-my-skin-track-uv-tracker/

Uber Health, Removing Transportation as a Barrier to Care

One of the big steps preventing patients from making it to their appointments has always been transportation. Uber introduced Uber Health earlier this year as a way for healthcare providers to assist patients with getting to their appointments. Will this

Uber Health, Removing Transportation as a Barrier to Care

One of the big steps preventing patients from making it to their appointments has always been transportation. Uber introduced Uber Health earlier this year as a way for healthcare providers to assist patients with getting to their appointments. Will this

Apple Watch and ECG Readers

Apple Watch announced in September 2018 that it’s new Apple Watch Series 4 would be equipped with ECG readers pending FDA approval. Placing your finger on the digital crown along with electrodes placed on your back will allow the ECG

Apple Watch and ECG Readers

Apple Watch announced in September 2018 that it’s new Apple Watch Series 4 would be equipped with ECG readers pending FDA approval. Placing your finger on the digital crown along with electrodes placed on your back will allow the ECG

A study shows Apple Watch Incentive Programs are Working!

A large-scale study from the insurance company, Vitality, has shown a 34% increase in physical activity when patients are given goal-orientated incentives and behavioural change programs tracked by iWatches. Full Article: https://www.digitalhealth.net/2018/11/vitalitys-apple-watch-initiative/

A study shows Apple Watch Incentive Programs are Working!

A large-scale study from the insurance company, Vitality, has shown a 34% increase in physical activity when patients are given goal-orientated incentives and behavioural change programs tracked by iWatches. Full Article: https://www.digitalhealth.net/2018/11/vitalitys-apple-watch-initiative/

Brain-computer interface enables people with paralysis to control tablet devices

Handheld computing devices are now integrated into our lives. Accessibility to these devices for people with disabilities, especially those with paralysis, is still limited. An ongoing clinical trial by BrainGate is using a brain-computer interface to allow paralyzed users to

Brain-computer interface enables people with paralysis to control tablet devices

Handheld computing devices are now integrated into our lives. Accessibility to these devices for people with disabilities, especially those with paralysis, is still limited. An ongoing clinical trial by BrainGate is using a brain-computer interface to allow paralyzed users to

High exposure to radio frequency radiation associated with cancer in male rats

The National Toxicology Program concluded that exposure to high frequency radio radiation, like that in 2G and 3G phones was developed cancerous heart tumors. The evidence for female rats is equivocal. It is important to note that the rats’ whole

High exposure to radio frequency radiation associated with cancer in male rats

The National Toxicology Program concluded that exposure to high frequency radio radiation, like that in 2G and 3G phones was developed cancerous heart tumors. The evidence for female rats is equivocal. It is important to note that the rats’ whole