Smart Lighting Aims to Improve Your Sleep [video]

Smart Lighting Aims to Improve Your Sleep [video]

Interest in insufficient sleep has soared in recent years as people of all ages spend more time looking at digital device screens. New understandings of risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease including insufficient sleep have spurred increases in brain research,...
Self-Regulating Fabric Reacts to Body Temperature

Self-Regulating Fabric Reacts to Body Temperature

What if we could drop the need for layered clothing to add or shed when the air temperature changes? We write fairly often about developments in smart clothing with embedded biometric sensors in which the garments play a literally supporting role as transport...
FDA OKs App-Recommended Insulin Dosage

FDA OKs App-Recommended Insulin Dosage

Advances in diabetes management is always big news due to the prevalence of the disease. The CDC’s latest (2017) report states that 30.2 million U.S. adults had diabetes, including 7.2 million, who were unaware of having the disease or not getting treatment. The...
Interwoven Garment with 12-Lead ECG and More [video]

Interwoven Garment with 12-Lead ECG and More [video]

Wearable with ECGs take home health monitoring further than most consumers would have deemed likely so soon after the heath tech began to emerge from fitness trackers. We’ve written about Cambridge Heartwear’s Heartsense 3-lead ECG device. We also covered...