Energy Efficiency for Biomedical Devices

Energy Efficiency for Biomedical Devices

Smaller, more efficient, more effective: researchers around the globe are working to find ways to make sensors and other Health Tech systems better. This is especially true for devices worn on — or in — the body. Scientists at the University of Technology...
FTC Weighs in on Data Privacy

FTC Weighs in on Data Privacy

In an insightful commentary, author Andy Oram published an article on EMR & EHR about the difficulties involved in securing personal data in the Internet of Things (IoT), especially when wearable Health Tech devices are involved. In the article, he cites a report...
Insulin Pump and Monitor Approved by FDA

Insulin Pump and Monitor Approved by FDA

In December, the FDA approved a system that includes an insulin pump and a continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) device. This has provides the advantage of getting blood glucose levels throughout the day and night, providing more accurate control and insulin dosages....
Implant Conquers Cluster Headaches

Implant Conquers Cluster Headaches

Have you ever heard of a “cluster headache”? I hadn’t. It turns out this condition — sometimes known as “suicide headache” — has been characterized as “one of the most severe pains known to humans.” More than 1 in...
Replacement Heart Valve Inserts by Catheter

Replacement Heart Valve Inserts by Catheter

One problem with people is that parts wear out. Whether due to disease, trauma, or other causes, they can start to fail. Some parts can be repaired, but more and more, physicians are now able to insert replacements to take the place of the original equipment. Edwards...
New Bra Detects Cancer

New Bra Detects Cancer

Physicians and researchers agree that one of the keys to successful treatment of breast cancer is early diagnosis. One of the frontline defenses against the disease is a mammogram, which can be uncomfortable and involves x-ray radiation. Cyrcadia Health is a company...