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Chrono raises $32M to develop its 'stop smoking' bracelet

Chrono Therapeutics‘ wearable, called SmartStop, injects a tiny bit of nicotine into the wearer’s bloodstream at timed intervals.<p>In this way it’s similar to the patch, but SmartStop gives the wearer some control over when that happens. Timing the introduction of the nicotine can help the user deal …

Health Scanner Scanadu Scout Breaks Indiegogo’s Crowdfunding Record

Today the Indiegogo campaign for Scanadu Scout became the highest funded in the site’s five year history. At over $1,378,545 and counting, Scanadu has broken the $1,370,461 record set by Let’s Build A Goddamn Tesla Museum.<p>The Scanadu is a small, round scanner that takes a person’s vital signs and …

Can Big Data solve the mystery of suicide?

Everywhere on the Internet, we're trailed by bots that inspect our searches and social chatter, attempting to predict what we're going to buy, watch or who we might date next. But in the middle of all that commerce-friendly jibber jabber, some people are saying, in not so many words, "I am going to …

When I Say Jump … Marissa Mayer Gives Yahoo Employees Up Fitness Bands

It’s clear that CEO Marissa Mayer has been trying to get the employees of Yahoo to start moving faster to innovate. And now, she is also doing it …

FDA Releases Guidelines for Mobile Health Apps

The agency finally released a statement on what types of mobile health apps will fall under its scrutiny.<p>There are thousands of apps that allow consumers to track, monitor, and diagnose just about every aspect of their health. The crowded market has been largely unregulated--until now.<p>This week, …

Sprint and Techstars team up for mobile health startup accelerator

Kansas City just added another tech-related feather to its cap: On Tuesday, Sprint (s S) and Techstars announced the launch of a new mobile …

The Explosion In Health Apps, And How They're Disrupting The Gigantic, Lethargic Health Care Industry

Apps and devices that allow consumers to take charge of their own treatment and prevention are trying to turn this industry on its head, taking health care out of hospitals and doctor's offices, and putting more power in consumer hands.<p>The sheer size of the health care market suggests there's a …

Consumers are ready for a complete mobile health solution

From wearable fitness-trackers to sleep-monitoring applications, mobile is the place to go for those looking to improve their health and well-being.<p>But the persistent lack of interoperability among today’s leading and emerging mobile health technologies has resulted in widespread frustration.<p>With …