Crowd-funding platform Indiegogo’s recently highlighted the GoBe wearable sensor, an activity tracker with an alluring twist: “GoBe is the first and only wearable device that automatically measures the calories you consume and burn all day.”
We reviewed over 1000 abstracts in search of studies using apps for self-management of hypertension as well as a host of meta-analyses, reviews, and guidelines to identify key features that we think are likely to help our patients be more successful. Here’s what we found.
Samsung Austria and the Faculty of Life Sciences at the University of Vienna have formed a collaboration to let users of Samsung smartphones donate their phone’s idle processor power to further scientific research on cures for diseases such as cancer and Alzheimer’s disease
A partnership between Samsung Electronics and UC San Francisco has been announced to establish the UCSF-Samsung Center for Digital Health Innovation in order to accelerate the validation and commercialization of new sensors, algorithms, and digital health technologies for preventative health solutions.
Researchers from UCLA’s Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science have created a Google Glass application and server platform that lets Glass users perform instant, wireless diagnostic tests on a range of diseases and health conditions.
Having closely followed Apple’s releases dating back to the iPod and by keeping an ear close to the ground when it comes to the Apple blogosphere, here are my predictions for Apple’s upcoming smartwatch.
New goggles that allow surgeons to visualize cancer cells were first used in surgery recently. The technology, created at the Washington University School of Medicine, causes cancer cells to glow blue to the surgeon.
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