This Patch Packs Automated Doses [video]

This Patch Packs Automated Doses [video]

One of the challenges for many medical treatments is patient compliance. Many of today’s medications require the careful administration of precise dosages, and often must be delivered at specific intervals throughout the day. Getting patients to reliably perform...
The Doctor Will See You Now…

The Doctor Will See You Now…

According to an article in Computerworld, almost one out of six doctor visits will be virtual instead of in person. Instead of visiting the doctor’s office, patients will consult by phone or video chat. And this is not some futuristic forecast; the prediction is...
Fitness Band for Preschoolers

Fitness Band for Preschoolers

What do you get when you cross a Tamagotchi with a fitness band? It will probably turn out something like the new LeapBand from LeapFrog. The company is already known for its learning tablets and other educational toys for preschoolers, and now they are trying to help...
Body Temp Tracker Helps Make Babies

Body Temp Tracker Helps Make Babies

For couples trying to conceive a child, one key metric for a woman’s ovulation cycles is the basal body temperature (BBT). There are many apps available to help track this data, but the data is usually recorded just when the woman wakes up in the morning. The...