Real-time seizure alerts captured by SmartWatch equipped with accelerometer and Bluetooth technology

mHealth Research Daily with Tim Bredrup Caregivers of epileptic patients are often concerned about unwitnessed seizures that can cause injury and sometimes even death. In an effort to address this concern, neurologists at Stanford University performed a study to determine if a wrist-worn accelerometer could accurately detect the classic epilepsy seizure known as a tonic-clonic, […]

Echo Therapeutics announces positive clinical trial results of its Symphony® Transdermal CGM system

mHealth Research Daily, with Tim Bredrup In efforts to improve the tracking and trending of glucose in patients with diabetes, Echo Therapeutics is developing the Symphony tCGM system; a non-invasive, wireless, transdermal continuous glucose monitoring (tCGM) system and the Prelude® SkinPrep System for transdermal drug delivery. A feasibility study was designed to evaluate the performance […]

How will Apple’s media event affect the digital publishing industry?

Apple’s education media event on Thursday suggests Apple are primed and ready to enter the world of digital publishing. As we pointed out in our last article, evidence suggests that Apple is likely to bring important changes to the iBook platform with a particular focus on academia and furthermore push into the education industry. Previously, […]

mHealth News Briefs

by Tim Bredrup Healthline releases its top 10 health-related searches performed by smartphones and tablets in 2011 According to researchers, diseases were searched five times more often then symptoms while  mobile searches tended to search for more private health matters than desktop searches. Read the remaining details here: press release | Mobile health care provider […]

Resident Physicians in Botswana using Android smart phones to practice in remote locations

mHealth Research Daily, with Tim Bredrup With the growth of mobile health in recent years, learning through the use of mobile devices (mobile learning [mLearning]) has gained recognition as a potential method for increasing healthcare providers’ access to medical information and resources in resource-limited settings. To further explore the role of smart phone based mLearning, […]