A Box of Tech Helps Parents Detect Autism

A Box of Tech Helps Parents Detect Autism

The Centers for Disease Control report that studies in Asia, Europe, and North America identify from 1% to 2% of the population with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). ASD is approximately four times as common with boys than with girls but occurs in all racial, ethnic,...
Depth Sensors Monitor Stroke Rehab Progress

Depth Sensors Monitor Stroke Rehab Progress

Each year, more than 795,000 people in the U.S. suffer a stroke, about 75% of which are first strokes. Stroke is also the leading cause of serious disability and results in reduced mobility more than 50% of the time for survivors who are 65 and older, according to the...
AI Predicts Kidney Disease in Cats

AI Predicts Kidney Disease in Cats

We don’t typical cover health tech for pets, but the potential cross-over for humans sometimes makes a story relevant for our audience. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is the leading cause of death for cats over five years of age, according to a 2015 study...
Tiny Pump Makes Blood Pressure Easier [video]

Tiny Pump Makes Blood Pressure Easier [video]

Ambulatory blood pressure measurement (ABPM) is more accurate and therefore more useful than anecdotal measurement in clinical settings, especially those that require 24-hour monitoring. The American Heart Association’s recent scientific statement on blood...
Lightweight Wearable Multi-Lead ECG [video]

Lightweight Wearable Multi-Lead ECG [video]

Home ECG devices epitomize the conflict between patient-facing usability and doctor-facing accuracy and usefulness. We’ve written about many ECG technology development projects such as Bardy Diagnostics’ Carnation Ambulatory Monitor (CAM) and...
Earbuds Provide Stress Relief [video]

Earbuds Provide Stress Relief [video]

We appear to be slowly leaving the Age of the Pill. The last few generations have been raised on the idea that there’s a pill for whatever ails you. While modern pharmaceuticals continue to perform medical miracles, it remains a fact that we as a society have...