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...
Wearable Psychosis as Teaching Tool [video]

Wearable Psychosis as Teaching Tool [video]

The use of wearable technology for augmented reality (AR) is well known. It can be give the user additional useful information about the surroundings and other contextual data. But what about using wearable technology to intentionally distort reality? That’s the...
Wireless Monitor System for Ebola Receives Grant

Wireless Monitor System for Ebola Receives Grant

The non-profit healthcare Scripps Health will lead a consortium of four companies to develop a turnkey system to wirelessly monitor possible Ebola patients, providing full-time acquisition and analysis of vital biometric measures. Sotera Wireless develops wireless...
New Survey Shows Growing Support for Health Tech

New Survey Shows Growing Support for Health Tech

Salesforce commissioned an online survey by Harris Poll last month, and has now released the results in their¬†“2015 State of the Connected Patient” report. It provides a mix of encouraging and disappointing news, but little of it is surprising and the...
Did Apple’s Tim Cook Overreach about Sitting?

Did Apple’s Tim Cook Overreach about Sitting?

Last week, Tim Cook of Apple stated that “a lot of doctors think that sitting is the new cancer.” He made this point in an effort to drum up demand for the (as of yet not shipping) Apple Watch, and his hyperbolic comment has drawn a lot of criticism in the...