Two New Tests for COVID-19 in Your Own Home

Two New Tests for COVID-19 in Your Own Home

This week marks a significant step in the global campaign to detect and defeat the COVID-19 virus. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)) issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for COVID-19 home tests from two companies. After successful clinical studies of...
New App Delivers Digital Therapy for COPD Patients

New App Delivers Digital Therapy for COPD Patients

Chiesi Group, an international therapeutic research and development group, has announced it will help bring to market a mobile app designed to assist individuals in managing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Designed by digital therapeutics company Kaia...
Stretchy, Durable, Sensitive New E-Skin

Stretchy, Durable, Sensitive New E-Skin

In the quest to develop a reliable artificial skin sensor, engineers face three primary concerns–sensitivity and durability. Researchers at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia have developed an electronic skin that performs...
New Contact Lenses Could Give You Superpowers

New Contact Lenses Could Give You Superpowers

We’re breaking our rules on this one. We seldom mention new health tech products prior to their development. Due to the potential benefits of the technology and the assets of the two participants, we make an exception in this case. Earlier this month, Japanese...
Vision Testing at Home Can Be a Game [video]

Vision Testing at Home Can Be a Game [video]

Who ever thought getting your vision checked could be fun? We’ve written about in-home vision testing in the past with apps from EyeQue, Easee, and others. Those apps represent notable advances in remote patient vision testing, especially in light of COVID-19...