Cloud Monitors Heart Implants

Cloud Monitors Heart Implants

Most implanted cardiac pacemakers and defibrillators now use two-way wireless technology¬†for routine monitoring and device adjustments. The implants also can send alerts if something goes wrong with the person’s heart or the device itself. We’ve written...
3D Printed Superhero Prosthetics Save the Day [video]

3D Printed Superhero Prosthetics Save the Day [video]

3D printing technologies already deliver key benefits to medicine across diverse applications. We’ve written about 3D printed cartilage implants, sensors and electronics that are 3D-printed directly on the skin, and 3D printed hemispherical bionic eyes. Various...
Wristband Promises Bloodless Glucose Monitor [video]

Wristband Promises Bloodless Glucose Monitor [video]

And now we present you with YANIGM: Yet Another Non-Invasive Glucose Monitor. While diabetes patients continue to prick their fingers multiple times a day, the idea of a reliable non-invasive glucose monitor system remains a Holy Grail of sorts for the wearable health...
Mass General Updates findERnow Smartphone App

Mass General Updates findERnow Smartphone App

The hospital “emergency room” may no longer exist, ceding its place in modern medical care to emergency departments (ED) that handle an increasing volume of visitors. In 2015 there were 136.9 million emergency department visits, 9% of which, or 12.3...
Brain Tumor Second Opinion Consults by Telemedicine

Brain Tumor Second Opinion Consults by Telemedicine

Telemedicine may be still in its formative, pioneer stage, but new applications for the resource-efficient medical and healthcare alternative continue to spring up. We’ve written about telemedicine’s rapid growth fields as diverse as addiction recovery...
AI-Driven Wearable Heart Monitor

AI-Driven Wearable Heart Monitor

Heart disease and stroke rank among the top five causes of death in the United States, according to the latest figures from the CDC. Heart disease is in the unenviable first position on the list and stroke is number five. We have written about a variety of wearable...