Wearable Analyzes Sweat Biometrics [video]

Wearable Analyzes Sweat Biometrics [video]

We’ve written about sweat sensors many times in the past. Researchers have good reasons to search for biometric data from sweat; the material is readily available and does not require invasive procedures to acquire. In addition to the familiar salts, sweat...
VR Lullaby Uses Brainwave Images [video]

VR Lullaby Uses Brainwave Images [video]

The CDC reports about one in three adults in the U.S. does not get enough sleep (which the CDC defines as 7 or more hours per 24-hour period). With an admitted bias against pharmaceutical use to rack up more sleep hours, we’ve covered a variety of wearable...
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...