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Swimming toward an ‘internet of health’?

October 4, 2019

In recent years, the seemingly inevitable “internet of things” has attracted considerable attention: the idea that in the…
Bathroom Scale Could Monitor Millions with Heart Failure

September 23, 2019

“Good morning. Bill. Please. Step onto the scale. Touch the metal pads.” The device records an electrocardiogram from…
The Time Is Now for Precision Patient Monitoring

July 3, 2019

Xiao Hu and Michele Pelter of the UCSF School of Nursing believe the era of precision patient monitoring is about to begin. The…
Smart materials provide real-time insight into wearers’ emotions

June 28, 2019

Smart wearable technology that changes colour, heats up, squeezes or vibrates as your emotions are heightened has the…
Researchers Develop New Highly Effective Wearable Device for Monitoring Epileptic Seizures

December 27, 2018

A research paper recently published by a group of Dutch scientists details a new wearable device, called NightWatch,…
Patient care dilemmas

May 27, 2015

Medical and healthcare students across the UK report high levels of abuse and breaches of patient safety and…
Wearable sensors to monitor triggers for asthma, and more

March 31, 2015

The wearer’s vital signs and surrounding environment would be monitored by devices that run on body heat and…
Mental-health monitoring goes mobile

July 16, 2014

Behavioral health analytics startup Ginger.io sees smartphones as “automated diaries” containing valuable insight into the mental well-being of…
High-tech monitoring helps hard-to-reach patients

August 21, 2013

The first minutes of a medical emergency can be crucial for a patient’s chances of recovery, but what…
Prostate cancer: moving beyond ‘watchful waiting’

July 10, 2013

Prostate cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death in American men: the American Cancer Society expects the…
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