Contest Focuses on Sports Injury Solutions

Contest Focuses on Sports Injury Solutions

Element14 is a global electronic component distributor, and the company promotes innovation and invention in an interesting way. They essentially conduct worldwide hack-a-thons, offering prizes to teams that create solutions to a stated problem. The company’s...
Are Health Tech Devices Designed for the Elderly?

Are Health Tech Devices Designed for the Elderly?

Our world faces challenges dealing with an aging population as individuals live longer than ever before. Wearable Health Tech and other mobile devices hold forth the promise of helping provide more effective healthcare for the elderly, save costs, and give individuals...
Device Helps Children Strengthen Breathing [video]

Device Helps Children Strengthen Breathing [video]

According to the makers of Alvio, asthma is the third-leading cause for hospitalization of children under the age of 15. Children with asthma miss a total of 14 million school days a year. Some studies have shown that when patients can exercise their breathing and...
Apple Health App Goofs on Glucose Monitoring

Apple Health App Goofs on Glucose Monitoring

According to a report in Mobile Health News last month, Apple has a problem with patient-entered glucose readings in its Health app. Devices in the U.S. and some other countries measure blood glucose levels in “milligrams per deciliter” (mg/dL). In some...