Head-Wearable Device Detects Diabetes Early

Head-Wearable Device Detects Diabetes Early

One of the problems with diabetes is that patients can develop autonomic neuropathy. This means that the nerves that control the automatic body systems — such as heart beats or digestion — become progressively impaired. The problem is that this can be...
Coffee, Tea, or Thync?

Coffee, Tea, or Thync?

Pop quiz: It’s 3:20 in the afternoon. It’s a busy day at the office, and you’re hitting the wall. And you’ve got another deadly staff meeting coming up in ten minutes. What do you reach for? A cup of strong coffee? A sweet treat to spike your...
Smart Bandage Aids Wound Healing

Smart Bandage Aids Wound Healing

Not all smart Health Tech solutions require complex electronics to work their magic. A research team led by Assistant Professor Conor L. Evans at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Harvard Medical School (HMS) has come up...
Smart Diaper Monitors Infant Health [video]

Smart Diaper Monitors Infant Health [video]

One of the scary parts about being a new parent is that your baby can’t tell you what’s wrong. Pixie Scientific is a new company that hopes to give parents a bit more peace of mind by creating Smart Diapers. These disposable diapers have reagents that...
New Glucose Monitor Eliminates Finger Pricks

New Glucose Monitor Eliminates Finger Pricks

Last week, Abbott Diabetes Care received European Union approval for a new blood glucose monitoring device for diabetes patients: FreeStyle Libre. The wearable sensor eliminates the need for pricking the patient’s finger to get a drop of blood. Instead, a tiny...
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