Senator Calls Out DEA on Telehealth Delay

Senator Calls Out DEA on Telehealth Delay

Today’s headlines announce the latest confirmed global numbers of cases and deaths of the 2019-nCoV coronavirus. We won’t know the outcome of nCoV for months, possibly years. However, we do know that overdose deaths from opioids in the U.S. increased...
Harness Body Heat to Power Biosensors

Harness Body Heat to Power Biosensors

We are fascinated by energy-harvesting technologies. When we read or hear about new continuous-monitoring biometric sensing wearables and medical implants, one of the first questions that come to mind is, “OK, but what’s the power source?” Frequent...
Telemedicine for Kidney Transplant Patients

Telemedicine for Kidney Transplant Patients

Telemedicine benefits include outreach to patients in remote areas and helping make scarce healthcare resources more accessible. Digital visits also save time and travel expenses for both patients and healthcare professionals. We’ve written about a wide range of...
Novel Wearable Sensor Detects Sweat pH

Novel Wearable Sensor Detects Sweat pH

Sweat sensors that monitor biomarkers could be the secret sauce that differentiates fitness wearables. We’ve written about sweat-sensing technology often, including stretchable sweat sensors developed by scientists at the University of Glasgow School of...
Withings ScanWatch [video]

Withings ScanWatch [video]

We’ve written about Withings multiple times on Health Tech Insider. We covered Withings’ wearables including smartwatches, smart scales, blood pressure monitors, ECG watches, temperature monitors, sleep aids, and more. We tracked Nokia’s acquisition...
NHS Trials Wristband Mood Wearable with Children

NHS Trials Wristband Mood Wearable with Children

Most health and medical wearables use one or more sensors to monitor biometrics with hard numbers. We recently learned of a “softer” wristband wearable technology that relies on wearer inputs about their current mood. The Moodbeam One has just two buttons....