Daniel Ferreira

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How to measure heart rate variability (HRV) on your Apple Watch

Getting an HRV reading on your Apple Watch is as easy as taking a few deep breaths.With watchOS 4, Apple introduced a number of new heart rate …

Fitness Technology

Smartphone App Detects Atrial Fibrillation Without Additional Devices

Finnish researchers at the University of Turku and the Heart Centre of the Turku University Hospital managed to use the accelerometers built into …

Medical Technology

EyeGate Non-Invasive System Uses Electricity To Pull Drug Into Eye

<b>EyeGate Pharma</b>, a company out of Waltham, Massachusetts, has developed a novel ocular drug delivery system that doesn’t use needles or any other …

Biotechnology

Defibrillator Pads with Needles to Deliver More Effective Shocks

External defibrillators that shock hearts out of life threatening arrhythmias are pretty brutal devices. They have to deliver a great deal of …

Rice University

Researchers Develop Smartphone App to Measure Arterial Stiffness

The stiffness of arteries is an important indicator of cardiovascular health, but this parameter is somewhat difficult to evaluate and requires a …

Artificial Intelligence

Steth IO launches the Smartphone Stethoscope that enables doctors to see and hear both heart and lung sounds.

SEATTLE, WA. – April 24, 2018 – Steth IO is modernizing the 200-year-old stethoscope for the age of the smartphone. The company today announced the …

Medical Technology

New studies show AliveCor's KardiaBand can detect AFib, hyperkalemia with high accuracy

Over the weekend AliveCor announced that its technology was validated in two studies. The first found that its KardiaBand, which works as a personal …

Portable Device Can Monitor White Blood Cell Levels Non-Invasively

Scientists at MIT have developed a portable device that can measure white blood cell levels in chemotherapy patients without having to take a blood …

White Blood Cells

Stretchable Stick-On Ultrasound Patches Image Even on Curved Surfaces

Conventional ultrasound transducers are rigid devices that have to be held against the skin when imaging inside the body. The best results are …

Nanotech

In-depth: Who owns telemedicine delivery — payers or providers?

Just about everyone agrees in the basic vision for telemedicine: When a person gets sick, instead of jumping in the car to drive to a doctor’s office …

Digital Health

Carrot Weather updated with push notifications, new content, and more

The popular and snarky app Carrot Weather has today been updated to version 4.6, bringing support for push notifications and a slew of new content options…<p>Carrot Weather has supported push notifications in the past, but with a few drawbacks. In order to receive notifications from the app, you …

This Apple Watch wristband successfully detected abnormal heart rhythms

Back in November 2017, Mashable spoke with Vic Gundotra, the CEO of the medical device company AliveCor, which after two years of testing had just …

AdhereTech’s Smart System Improves Medication Compliance

Taking pills can be easy to forget and factors such as unpleasant side effects can significantly contribute to missed doses. This is especially true …

Pharma

Intestine on a Chip Technique Opens Door to Personalized Medicine

Researchers at the Harvard Wyss Institute have developed a way to effectively culture donor intestinal cells in an organ-on-a-chip device. The …

Personalized Medicine

Touch Surgery Provides Interactive Surgical Simulator App for Quick OR Training

Providing more than 100 public procedures from 14 different specialities with the free download of their app, Touch Surgery has been downloaded more …

Medicine

Medical 3-D printing is 'future of surgery'

• Medical 3-D printing used to educate patients about difficult surgeries and help doctors plan best ways to perform procedures<br>• 3-D imaging is lowering …

MyoKardia Develops Machine Learning Algorithm For Prediction of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Using Wearable Biosensor: Interview

A 23-year-old athlete collapsing at a sporting match or right before crossing a finish line is unfortunately not foreign news to many. Hypertrophic …

Machine Learning

Google Translate on the App Store

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chemoWave app offers patients support during chemotherapy

Following a soft launch last year, the chemoWave disease companion app has now been fully released for chemotherapy patients interested in better …

Digital Health

CT and MRI Scans Projected onto Patients for Accurate Surgeries, Medical Education

Our bodies are unique not only in their external physical appearance, but on the inside too! Clinicians treating patients, and the patients …

Medical Education

Pediatric HAL Simulates Real Child to Practice Medical Procedures On

<b>Gaumard Scientific</b>, a company headquartered in Miami, Florida, is releasing what it claims is the “world’s most advanced wireless and tetherless …

Medical Technology

Stethee, an AI Powered Electronic Stethoscope, Now Available

<b>M3DICINE</b>, a Brisbane, Australia firm, just launched an “AI enabled” electronic stethoscope called Stethee. The device, which we originally profiled a …

Artificial Intelligence

HoloLens Augmented Reality Headset Helps Surgeons to Reconnect Blood Vessels

After a traumatic injury, surgeons may need to repair damage using flaps of tissue taken from elsewhere in the body. One of the challenges with this …

Augmented Reality

Artificial Brain Synapses Replicated in a Chip

Our brains mainly consist of brain cells and the connections between them, making them quite modular and incredibly adaptable.Micrograph of …

Artificial Intelligence

When It Comes to Robots in Healthcare, Size Matters

Robotics is changing the future of healthcare. From restoring people's lost abilities to highly precise surgical operations, the potential is …

New app turns bystanders into potential lifesavers

Cardiac arrest survivor helps launch new app that alerts nearby CPR-trained bystanders<p>Rob Macdonald wouldn't have been alive today if it wasn't for …

Researchers describe receiver-free, glucose-sensing contact lens

A team of South Korean researchers are the latest to tout a smart, glucose-sensing contact lens. In a research article published today in Science …

mHealth

Symbiosis of Design And Healthcare: The Story of an ECG Device

A young Hungarian designer re-designed the traditional ECG Holter into an easily applicable and smart ECG wearable. It’s just one example how design …

Medical Technology

Google is using 46 billion data points to predict the medical outcomes of hospital patients

Some of Google’s top AI researchers are trying to predict your medical outcome as soon as you’re admitted to the hospital.<p>A new research paper, published Jan. 24 with 34 co-authors and not peer-reviewed, claims better accuracy than existing software at predicting outcomes like whether a patient …

The next version of iOS will let you view health records

5b0cf9df-b7ac-4d85-86e1-a956363e89fe<p>The next version of iOS will let you view health …

Mitch McConnell