AI-Powered Digital Treatment of COPD Shows Promise

AI-Powered Digital Treatment of COPD Shows Promise

In 2016, 251 million people — or 3.4% of the Earth’s 7.4 billion population — suffered from COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). COPD is a largely preventable ailment responsible for 5% of all deaths globally, according to WHO (World Health...
Smart Lighting Aims to Improve Your Sleep [video]

Smart Lighting Aims to Improve Your Sleep [video]

Interest in insufficient sleep has soared in recent years as people of all ages spend more time looking at digital device screens. New understandings of risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease including insufficient sleep have spurred increases in brain research,...
Forget Insulin Shots; Take a Pill [video]

Forget Insulin Shots; Take a Pill [video]

We write about new developments for both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes nearly every week. Diabetes continues to increase worldwide; people continue to resist the lifestyle changes that can prevent or lessen the effects of diabetes. New medical technology have the...
Healthcare Email Fraud Attacks Increase 473%

Healthcare Email Fraud Attacks Increase 473%

Computer security threats to healthcare continue apace; attackers target electronic health records, telemedicine, and patient portals. Last year we covered eSentire’s report that the healthcare industry was facing a growing cyber threat, especially with...
Self-Regulating Fabric Reacts to Body Temperature

Self-Regulating Fabric Reacts to Body Temperature

What if we could drop the need for layered clothing to add or shed when the air temperature changes? We write fairly often about developments in smart clothing with embedded biometric sensors in which the garments play a literally supporting role as transport...