IDTechEx: Digital Health to Disrupt Healthcare

IDTechEx: Digital Health to Disrupt Healthcare

More than 1 billion people worldwide lack access to medical care, but do have access to cellphones. According to Dirk Schapeler, Director of Digital Health for Bayer HealthCare LLC, the cost that results from patients not adhering to their treatment regimen costs more...
Health Tech Is Hip: SXSW

Health Tech Is Hip: SXSW

South By Southwest (SXSW) is one of the hippest, multifaceted events of the year. This celebration takes over Austin, Texas each spring, and spotlights the latest in entertainment and technology. And next year, the organizers are adding a Health Tech component in the...
Carbon Nanotubes Could Restore Vision

Carbon Nanotubes Could Restore Vision

Diseases such as macular degeneration can damage the light-sensitive cells on the surface of the eye’s retina. Eventually, the patient can lose sight altogether. Researchers have been investigating ways to create implants that would convert light into electrical...
Device Watches What You Eat

Device Watches What You Eat

Calories consumed minus calories burned. If the result is greater than zero, you will probably gain weight. If the result is less than zero, then you’ll probably shed pounds. Simple enough, but difficult to track. Fitness bands and other devices can do a pretty...