8th Grade Student Invents Diabetic Aid [video]

8th Grade Student Invents Diabetic Aid [video]

People with diabetes have to test their blood glucose levels multiple times a day so that they know how much insulin they need to inject. Patients insert test strips into a blood glucose meter and apply a tiny finger-prick blood sample. When people are first diagnosed...
Most U.S. Patients Bullish on Health Tech

Most U.S. Patients Bullish on Health Tech

The outlook in the U.S. for the digital health and medical tech industry continues to shine ever brighter. Hospital executives, health insurance leaders, physicians, and patients respond with increasingly positive opinions of health tech in surveys and studies....
Alexa, Monitor the Baby’s Breathing

Alexa, Monitor the Baby’s Breathing

Health applications may not have a giant share of the 100,000+ Amazon Alexa smart speaker Skills, but we’ve found an interesting assortment of voice-enabled health and medical tools that take advantage of the open Alexa Toolkit. Alexa helps ambulance attendance...
Triple-Headed Toothbrush [video]

Triple-Headed Toothbrush [video]

How long should it take to thoroughly brush your teeth? In the past five years, several companies have introduced new dental care solutions that promise to save time and do a better job than manual brushing or standard electric products. Phophix by Onvi’s...
Remote Tremor Monitoring for Parkinson’s Disease

Remote Tremor Monitoring for Parkinson’s Disease

Neurologists monitor Parkinson’s Disease patient tremors with an in-office task-based Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS) to manage and treat the progressive disease. Unfortunately, as is the case with blood pressure measurements and other variable...