Headband Helps Improve Sleep

Headband Helps Improve Sleep

At CES 2019, there were more companies showing sleep technology products than ever before, from smartphone apps to high tech sleeping pods. I often say that sleep technology is like weather reports; they tell you what happened but don’t give you any way to make...
Camera AI Helps You Remember Names [video]

Camera AI Helps You Remember Names [video]

Many adults start to notice memory loss in their mid-40s, but mild age-related cognitive decline among healthy, educated adults typically starts in the 20s and 30s, according to a study by the National Institute of Health. Remembering other people’s names can be...
Pain Relief Device Gets Upgrade [video]

Pain Relief Device Gets Upgrade [video]

As concerns grow about the abuse of pain medications, professionals and patients are looking first to non-chemical solutions. We saw several products in this category at CES 2019, including the Quell product from Neurometrix. We’ve reported on this product in...
“All of Us” Can Pull Fitbit Data

“All of Us” Can Pull Fitbit Data

In January, the National Institute of Health’s “All of Us” program added a significant data collection channel. The NIH’s big data research program compiles and analyzes health and medical information from volunteers, with the goal of enrolling...
Another Smart Mouth Guard Tracks Head Impacts

Another Smart Mouth Guard Tracks Head Impacts

According to UPMC Sports Medicine, people involved in sports and recreation suffer 1.7 to 3 million concussions every year in the U.S. and half of them go unreported and undetected. (For those who may be interested, about 10% to 20% of these are football-related.) We...