A Soft Wrap Treats Infant Jaundice [video]

A Soft Wrap Treats Infant Jaundice [video]

Approximately 60% of all babies have jaundice according to the CDC. Mild cases of jaundice in newborns go away in a few weeks, but higher levels of bilirubin, a substance that indicates jaundice severity, may require treatment. The most common treatment for newborn...
Wearable Vibrator Combats Bone Loss

Wearable Vibrator Combats Bone Loss

According to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, the most commonly cited global source on the disease, 1 in 4 women and more than 1 in 8 men over 50 years of age in North America have osteoporosis. Also, 1 in 4 women and men in the same age group have evidence...
What If Patients Reject Wearables and AI?

What If Patients Reject Wearables and AI?

French researchers at two Paris institutions recently published the results of an investigation of patients’ perceptions of wearable biometric monitoring devices (BMDs) and artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare in npr Digital Medicine. The researchers from...
Verizon Gives Vets Unlimited Telehealth Access

Verizon Gives Vets Unlimited Telehealth Access

In theory, telehealth promises easier patient access to medical and health services, more efficient use of clinical resources, and improved cost containment compared to conventional face-to-face care models. Telemedicine and telehealth are still in their early stages;...
Optimize Your Coffee Intake with Help from AI

Optimize Your Coffee Intake with Help from AI

If you’ve ever regretted miscalculating your coffee consumption, now you can let AI be your guide. Researchers from two U.S. military organizations developed an algorithm to predict alertness levels based on caffeine intake amount and timing. Scientists from the...