Smart Shirt Monitors COPD Patient Breathing

Smart Shirt Monitors COPD Patient Breathing

We’ve written about the Hexoskin health sensing smart shirt several times, including the device’s use with young athletes and astronauts. Now Hexoskin has an additional application: monitoring patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)....
FDA Clears Spry’s Loop System for COPD

FDA Clears Spry’s Loop System for COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is responsible for approximately 5% of all deaths globally, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Primarily caused by smoking or exposure to tobacco smoke, indoor and outdoor air pollution can also result in...
AI-Powered Digital Treatment of COPD Shows Promise

AI-Powered Digital Treatment of COPD Shows Promise

In 2016, 251 million people — or 3.4% of the Earth’s 7.4 billion population — suffered from COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). COPD is a largely preventable ailment responsible for 5% of all deaths globally, according to WHO (World Health...
AI App Combines Disciplines to Reduce COPD Symptoms

AI App Combines Disciplines to Reduce COPD Symptoms

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) — including emphysema and chronic bronchitis — is a group of diseases related to breathing difficulties or restricted airflow. There is no cure for COPD, but the symptoms can improve with treatment....
Asthma App Suite

Asthma App Suite

According to the latest statistics from the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC), approximately 26 million Americans — more than 8% of the population — suffer from asthma. A chronic disease that affects the airways in the lungs, asthma’s...