Two Thirds of U.S. Concerned about Weight

Two Thirds of U.S. Concerned about Weight

An new Harris poll commissioned by A&D Medical discloses that two out of three Americans are concerned about their weight, according to a MedCity News article. Only about half of those surveyed, however, were concerned about their blood pressure. And just over...
A New Game for Back Pain

A New Game for Back Pain

According to the National Institute of Health, four out of five people will encounter back pain at some point in their lives. Most treatments include exercises, often to be done under the supervision of professional physical therapists. A new device aims to make this...
Tech Execs Launching Elderly Healthcare Ventures

Tech Execs Launching Elderly Healthcare Ventures

The Baby Boomers are now the Sandwich Generation, faced with taking care of their aging parents as well as their children. Executives in Silicon Valley are not immune to this development, but some of them have a different reaction to the challenge. In the spirit of...
Gel Sticks Sensors to Body Parts

Gel Sticks Sensors to Body Parts

Researchers at the University of Tokyo, with the support of the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), have developed a new gel suitable for attaching sensors to the human body, inside or out. The gel has strong adhesive properties, and  readily conforms to...