Medical Selfies Detect Proteins, Save Kidneys

Medical Selfies Detect Proteins, Save Kidneys

Kidney disease takes a terrible toll on human life. According to the CDC’s 2017 Summary Health Statistics Tables for U.S. Adults, 5.1 million people representing 2.1% of adults have diagnosed kidney disease. Kidney disease is the ninth most common cause of...
Lego Braille Blocks

Lego Braille Blocks

Many forms of wearable tech aid blind and visually impaired people, often with dramatic impact on their lives. In the past, we’ve written about augmented reality glasses that helps the blind navigate, a video racing game interface for blind players, a headset...
FDA Approves Medical Device to Treat ADHD

FDA Approves Medical Device to Treat ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is estimated to affect 9.4% of children aged 2 to 17, according to the 2016 National Survey of Children’s Health by the CDC. Typical treatment for children with ADHD includes prescription medication and various...
At-Home Medical Exams from Best Buy

At-Home Medical Exams from Best Buy

Clinical-grade sensors take wearable and mobile health devices to a higher level. When a wearable company announces that a product has received FDA clearance, that information is likely more significant for marketing purposes than it is for consumer assurance. In many...