Can Electricity Make Meditation Better? 

Can Electricity Make Meditation Better? 

Does a little electrical head stimulation make meditation easier? The folks at Bodhi NeuroTech say yes; the South Carolina-based tech startup is planning the launch of a headset that delivers gentle electrical currents designed to activate areas of the brain that are...
Your Phone’s Smarts Now Can Improve Your Hearing

Your Phone’s Smarts Now Can Improve Your Hearing

Health Tech Insider often covers new developments in hearable technology, starting well before the 2017 OTC Hearing Aid Act legislation. The law directed the FDA to create a category of over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids. The act’s intent is to loosen...
A New Wearable Measures Brain Activity

A New Wearable Measures Brain Activity

If you’ve ever had a brain scan, or even just seen one on TV, you probably know that it’s kind of a big deal. Measuring brain activity usually involves functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) — that’s when the patient goes into the big humming...
A Device for Custom-Fit Face Masks [video]

A Device for Custom-Fit Face Masks [video]

One might be tempted to believe that “one size fits all” applies to face masks, but most of us know that not to be true. And ill-fitting face masks can greatly increase the risk of both transmitting and contracting airborne diseases, as they allow aerosols...