Depth Sensors Monitor Stroke Rehab Progress

Depth Sensors Monitor Stroke Rehab Progress

Each year, more than 795,000 people in the U.S. suffer a stroke, about 75% of which are first strokes. Stroke is also the leading cause of serious disability and results in reduced mobility more than 50% of the time for survivors who are 65 and older, according to the...
Tiny Pump Makes Blood Pressure Easier [video]

Tiny Pump Makes Blood Pressure Easier [video]

Ambulatory blood pressure measurement (ABPM) is more accurate and therefore more useful than anecdotal measurement in clinical settings, especially those that require 24-hour monitoring. The American Heart Association’s recent scientific statement on blood...
Lightweight Wearable Multi-Lead ECG [video]

Lightweight Wearable Multi-Lead ECG [video]

Home ECG devices epitomize the conflict between patient-facing usability and doctor-facing accuracy and usefulness. We’ve written about many ECG technology development projects such as Bardy Diagnostics’ Carnation Ambulatory Monitor (CAM) and...
Fitbit Watches Identify Irregular Heart Beats [video]

Fitbit Watches Identify Irregular Heart Beats [video]

Fitbit smartwatch users who live in select EU countries will soon be able to monitor their heart rhythm with the FibriCheck Fitbit app, previously available only with smartphones. The CE-marked FibriCheck employs Fitbit’s PPG (photoplethysmography) sensors to...