Author Archive | Waqaar Khawar
How media coverage correlates with health app downloads.
A recent study shows that paid health apps don’t necessarily use better behavior change techniques than free ones.
Swedish researchers test a smartphone based telemedicine platform for assessing sun exposure & risk of malignancy.
Using an iPhone kit to detect counterfeit antimalarial drugs.
How Google Fit and Apple Healthkit will enable accessing standard health metrics.
AliveCor gets FDA clearance for automated detection of atrial fibrillation.
Assisted living facilities track residents location in real time to improve safety.
Google’s aptly named Baseline Study project will attempt to map the entire physiology of a perfectly “normal” patient.
After an unsuccessful attempt, surgeons turned to a 3D printer to help them succeed at a complicated case.
A recent study looked at the pros and cons of residents using a hospital specific iPhone app
An implantable birth control device is being developed that can be controlled remotely.
Pavlok is a wearable device being developed to force good habits through negative reinforcement
This study shows hand hygiene could keep mobile devices from acting as reservoirs for pathogenic bacteria.
The Venous Window Needle Guide (VWING) was designed to make cannulation easy
A small spectroscopy device could detect testicular torsion more rapidly than Ultrasound.
Recent study shows Avita BPM15S wrist BP monitor is as accurate as traditional methods.
Preliminary results from the DISCOVER study are favorable
A study in in Artificial Organs shows potential for a new type of artificial lung
A power source for wearable devices in the future