App-Driven EStim Controls Acute Migraines

App-Driven EStim Controls Acute Migraines

Migraine is a neurological disease that affects 12% of the population, worldwide according to the Migraine Research Foundation. Pharmaceutical treatments for migraine range from over-the-counter acetaminophen to antidepressants. We’ve written several times about...
Compression Sleeves Speed Recovery [video]

Compression Sleeves Speed Recovery [video]

If you have been admitted to a hospital recently, there’s a good chance that your lower legs got wrapped in plastic contraptions hooked up to a pneumatic device at the foot of your bed. These wraps apply rhythmic pressure to maintain good circulation in your...
FDA Gives the Nod for AliveCor’s 6-Lead ECG

FDA Gives the Nod for AliveCor’s 6-Lead ECG

Personal electrocardiogram (ECG) devices provide a view of the heart to help patients and physicians detect arrhythmia and other conditions. With ECGs, the more information the better, which translates to viewing the heart’s electrical activity from a greater...
Global Wearable Technology Market to Accelerate 15%

Global Wearable Technology Market to Accelerate 15%

Multiple factors contribute to the remarkable growth of the wearable technology market worldwide, according to a recent market report by Technavio. Overall the market value will increase by nearly $36 billion from 2019 to 2023, a compound annual growth rate of greater...
Health Tech to Support Adult Vaccinations

Health Tech to Support Adult Vaccinations

Anti-vaccine groups use social media to spread misinformation. Now social media networks are fighting back against the harm from bogus claims about the dangers of vaccinations. The CDC remains adamant about the individual and greater societal health benefits from...
Latest Fitbit Goes Corporate [video]

Latest Fitbit Goes Corporate [video]

For a long time, I’ve been predicting that the future of fitness trackers is with the enterprise customers, not consumers. While these devices are “nice to haves” for individuals — especially exercise enthusiasts — they don’t save...