Better Hearing One Ear at a Time [video]

Better Hearing One Ear at a Time [video]

Hearables are the fastest growing segment of the wearables market, according to the latest IDC quarterly wearables marketing report. We’ve written about and looked at hearables before, including Nuheara’s IQBuds Boost and Wear and Hear’s BeHear Now....
Partners Seek No-Cuff Blood Pressure Monitoring

Partners Seek No-Cuff Blood Pressure Monitoring

Blood pressure is one of the most essential vital signs when it comes to monitoring a patient’s health. The traditional method is to use a pressure cuff on a patient’s upper arm and then listen to the sounds of blood flow as the pressure changes. The main...
Free Mental Health App for Frontline Workers

Free Mental Health App for Frontline Workers

Experts believe that the Covid-19 pandemic has caused first responders and frontline healthcare workers to experience trauma and distress. Such experiences could increase their risk for mental health conditions, especially post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The...
Help for Incontinent Prostate cancer Survivors [video]

Help for Incontinent Prostate cancer Survivors [video]

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in the U.S. There were more than 200,000 new cases of prostate cancer in 2017, the latest year with available data from the CDC. The incidence of surgery for prostate cancer has dropped during the past decade, from...
Market Report: Earwear and Wristbands Lead Wearables

Market Report: Earwear and Wristbands Lead Wearables

Despite pandemic-related supply chain issues, wearables shipments worldwide grew 29.7% year over year during the first quarter of 2020 according to IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker. Smartwatch and regular watch numbers declined, but wristband...
Remote Heart Monitoring Subscription Service

Remote Heart Monitoring Subscription Service

In keeping with the telemedicine and remote patient monitoring trend, AliveCor has announced KardiaCare which is a new service that helps patients monitor their hearts’ health at home. KardiaCare works with AliveCor’s consumer ECG devices: KardiaMobile and...