New Study Explores Soldier Performance Using Wearables

New Study Explores Soldier Performance Using Wearables

A group of soldiers in far upstate New York are performing a vital role in wearables development. U.S. Army soldiers with the 4th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division are engaged in a yearlong study with a combination of...
New Partnerships Gives Employees Relief from Stress

New Partnerships Gives Employees Relief from Stress

Lyra is a company that provides employers with comprehensive mental health care benefits services. It recently announced a partnership with Calm, makers of a leading stress relief app. The partnership makes Calm part of the Lyra platform for employees. By promoting...
New Smart Patch Analyzes Sweat to Track Stress

New Smart Patch Analyzes Sweat to Track Stress

Who knew sweat could be such a big deal? Looking back through our coverage here on Health Tech Insider, in 2020 alone we wrote about five technologies that monitor sweat to measure drug levels at UCLA and the Stanford School of Medicine, pH at National Univerity of...
New Exoskeleton Prevents Back Pain [video]

New Exoskeleton Prevents Back Pain [video]

Lower back support apparel can help prevent back injuries, especially for workers in jobs that require heavy lifting, but it doesn’t alleviate muscle fatigue which is a key source of back pain and an injury precursor. Vanderbilt University engineers have designed an...