Sensors in Inhaler for Better Asthma Management

Sensors in Inhaler for Better Asthma Management

According to Centers of Disease Control (CDC), 18.7 million adults suffer from asthma, a condition that affects lungs and causes repeated attacks of wheezing, chest tightness, breathlessness, and coughing. Many people use inhalers to deliver medication for maintenance...
What Is Apple’s ResearchKit? [video]

What Is Apple’s ResearchKit? [video]

In case you missed it, Apple made some announcements yesterday. They talked some more about the Apple Watch, but you still can’t buy one. You can’t even order one until next month. So we’ll wait a bit longer before we discuss what impact it might...
Device Helps Children Strengthen Breathing [video]

Device Helps Children Strengthen Breathing [video]

According to the makers of Alvio, asthma is the third-leading cause for hospitalization of children under the age of 15. Children with asthma miss a total of 14 million school days a year. Some studies have shown that when patients can exercise their breathing and...
Electric Boots Are Made for Walking

Electric Boots Are Made for Walking

Forgive the mash-up of Elton John and Nancy Sinatra in the headline, but that more or less tells the story of RocketSkates, a new product under development by Acton. They come in three different models that differ mainly in their range and run-time on a single charge;...