Personalized Epileptic Seizure Detection Device

Personalized Epileptic Seizure Detection Device

Early detection and diagnosis can have a huge impact on the treatment outcomes for many diseases and medical conditions. Epilepsy is a catch-all term for a number of conditions with abnormal electrical activity in the brain that can lead to seizures. According to the...
Thin-Film Batteries Improve Implant Performance

Thin-Film Batteries Improve Implant Performance

Wearable, implanted, and injectable tech devices can perform some amazing tasks, but most also require advances in miniature power sources. In previous posts, we wrote about various technologies for wearables and implants. Georgia Tech researchers created a device...
Wearable Pressure Sensors Monitor and Detect

Wearable Pressure Sensors Monitor and Detect

Wearables continue to take new forms and gain new features. Early wearable health tech devices were typically incorporated in wristbands, brooches, necklaces, or belts. Developments in skin patches and sensor-embedded garments have even greater potential for...
Eko Scores FDA Breakthrough Device Designation

Eko Scores FDA Breakthrough Device Designation

This time it’s the software. We’ve written numerous times about Eko’s Duo digital stethoscope. Last week the FDA granted Breakthrough Device status to the artificial intelligence algorithm designed to detect heart failure. The designation is granted...