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iPhone-Connected Hearing Aid Gives Doctor Remote Access

GN ReSound<p>Some hearing-impaired people visit the audiologist so often they exchange Christmas gifts every December. But thanks to GN Hearing, you can …

Hearing Aids

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Pharma's digital moves in the first quarter of 2017

The first quarter of 2017 saw pharma’s visible participation in digital health steadily ramping up. From partnerships that augment digital diabetes …

Solv raises $6.25M for urgent care appointment-booking app

San Francisco-based <b>Solv Health</b>, which is developing an app that allows people to find and book same-day doctor’s appointments at urgent care clinics, …

2 small firms are going to make a killing on Cardinal Health's $6.1 billion deal

Two of the usual suspects played a role in setting up Cardinal Health’s $6.1 billion acquisition of Medtronic’s medical supplies business. But two smaller firms also got in on the action.<p>Goldman Sachs and Perella Weinberg are advising Cardinal Health on the deal, while Piper Jaffray and JPMorgan …

Investment Banking

Alphabet Verily begins research on 10,000 patients to 'map human health'

Alphabet's health-focused moonshot Verily is launching Project Baseline —a project to both track long-term health of 10,000 people, and to create a …

Samsung S Health relaunched as Samsung Health, telemedicine capability added

Samsung continues to improve the S Health app, with a change in the name and addition of Ask an Expert telemedicine service for qualified US …

Samsung

AI can predict heart attacks more accurately than doctors

An estimated 20 million people die each year due to cardiovascular disease. Luckily, a team of researchers from the University of Nottingham in the UK have developed a machine-learning algorithm that can predict your likelihood of having a heart attack or stroke as well as any doctor.<p>The American …

Machine Learning

Magic Leap just had some of its secrets spilled by Andre Iguodala

“I don’t know if I’m allowed to say…”<p>In an interview about his thoughts on the next big things in tech, Golden State Warriors small forward Andre Iguodala gushed on augmented reality and undoubtedly skated the lines of violating his Magic Leap NDA as he described his demo with the product, which he …

Augmented Reality

Sweat Is The New Blood: Why Sweat Analysis Is The Next-Gen of Wearable Diagnostics

<i>Editor’s Note: Dr. Sonia Sousa is CEO and Co-Founder of Kenzen, a startup that creates next-gen wearable diagnostics based on sweat analysis. Dr.</i> …

Digital Health
Diabetes

Apple reportedly working on noninvasive diabetes sensors

The sensors would let diabetics monitor their blood sugar levels without frequent and painful finger pricking.<p>Apple is reportedly working on an initiative that may one day make diabetics' frequent and painful finger pricking a thing of the past.<p>The tech giant has a team of biomedical engineers …

Diabetes

Apple has a secret team working on the holy grail for treating diabetes

Apple has hired a small team of biomedical engineers to work at a nondescript office in Palo Alto, California, miles from corporate headquarters.<p>They …

Diabetes

New York Attorney General settles with three mobile health apps

The New York Attorney General's office announced today that it has settled with three mobile health apps around alleged misleading claims and …

mHealth

Medtronic gets FDA clearance for cardiac-mapping vest

Figuring out what is causing an irregular heartbeat typically means an invasive procedure: most often, electrophysiologists insert a catheter to the …

Medical Technology

HealthPartners taps Welltok for personalized benefits optimization platform

Bloomington, Minnesota-based HealthPartners, an integrated nonprofit healthcare organization serving some 1.5 million medical and dental health plan …

Digital Health

Amino raises $25 million to match patients with doctors best qualified to help them

Find-a-doctor site Amino has raised $25 million in a Series C round of venture funding, according to CEO and co-founder David Vivero. Highland Capital led the investment joined by Accel, Aspect Ventures, CRV, Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures, and Pilot Wall Group.<p>A ZocDoc competitor, Amino gives …

Health Care

The Best Meditation Apps For iPhone, iPad And Android

All you need is your phone and an open mind.<p>Meditation is a powerful tool.<p>Singer-songwriter Jewel is a prime example of the practice’s life-changing benefits. In a recent interview with ABC News anchor Dan Harris, she said that learning to meditate helped her manage chronic anxiety and debilitating …

Meditation

Pond Healthcare Innovation gets $2.1M for mobile spirometer

Stockholm, Sweden-based Pond Healthcare Innovation, maker of smartphone-connected spirometer Air Smart, has raised $2.1 million (2 million euro) in …

Innovation

Physitrack lands first major UK payer partnership to offer virtual physical therapy platform

UK provider network IPRS Health has launched the virtual physical therapy platform from Physitrack to their customers under global insurer QBE, …

Health Care

Adidas releases beta version of All Day, an app to track all aspects of wellness

Consistency and dedication may the hallmarks of success for fitness, but that doesn’t mean the apps to support exercise or diet need to be narrow in …

iOS
San Diego

A major study just validated the iPhone's potential for medical research

Over the past two weeks, the scientific journals <i>Nature</i> and <i>Nature Biotechnology</i> published innovative studies about asthma, melanoma and Parkinson's disease. But all three had something more in common than their publisher: the iPhone.<p>More and more hospitals are using — and studying — the iPhone as an …

Clinical Trials

Smart diabetes management service Livongo Health raises $52.5M and looks to new markets

Glen Tullman doesn’t like it when someone tells him he’s sick when he’s feeling fine.<p>It’s something he thinks his customers probably don’t want to hear, either. Tullman runs a startup called Livongo Health, which offers a blood glucose monitor accompanied with a service designed to intervene and …

Apple’s CareKit helps healthcare apps step up their game

Apple has been instrumental in pairing medicine and mobile technology through its series of kits. In March 2015, they launched ResearchKit, an open source software framework to help scientists and doctors not only create medical apps but also recruit patients for clinical trials and research …

Technology could redefine doctor-patient relationship

Artificial intelligence is already making inroads into the NHS and could have profound effects on the medical workforce<p>Advances in clinical uses of artificial intelligence (AI) could have two profound effects on the global medical workforce.<p>AI, which mimics cognitive functions such as learning and …

Artificial Intelligence

InsuOnline, an Electronic Game for Medical Education on Insulin Therapy: A Randomized Controlled Trial With Primary Care Physicians

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a main public health problem of 21st century, affecting 422 million adults worldwide [1]. In most countries, most patients …

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