Pain Relief Device Gets Upgrade [video]

Pain Relief Device Gets Upgrade [video]

As concerns grow about the abuse of pain medications, professionals and patients are looking first to non-chemical solutions. We saw several products in this category at CES 2019, including the Quell product from Neurometrix. We’ve reported on this product in...
Another Smart Mouth Guard Tracks Head Impacts

Another Smart Mouth Guard Tracks Head Impacts

According to UPMC Sports Medicine, people involved in sports and recreation suffer 1.7 to 3 million concussions every year in the U.S. and half of them go unreported and undetected. (For those who may be interested, about 10% to 20% of these are football-related.) We...
Breath Reveals Weight Loss [video]

Breath Reveals Weight Loss [video]

We are familiar with all sorts of biometric tests that can give us information about our health. Blood tests are a routine part of most checkups, and other body components can be analyzed to reveal insights about possible diseases and other conditions. Many...
Health Tech Wakes Up to Sleep Measurement

Health Tech Wakes Up to Sleep Measurement

“How are you sleeping these days?” “How’d you sleep last night?” If anyone asked you those questions lately, you are not alone. Wearable health and medical technology advances and awareness both factor in a discernable increase in the...
Wearable pH Patch Tracks Skin Health

Wearable pH Patch Tracks Skin Health

Wearable skin patches with microfluidic sensors can monitor various biometrics from sweat. Professor John Rogers from Northwestern University’s Center for Bio-Integrated Electronics is one of the leaders in the field. Last year we wrote about Rogers’ work...