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Persona non grata: why pharma must get to the digital health table

<i>Derek Newell explores why it is so important for pharma to embrace digital health.</i><p>Digital health is on fire these days. By every measure, from …

Wireless breast self-exam device heads to Indiegogo

A startup company is looking to <b>raise $650,000 on Indiegogo</b> to test and eventually bring to market a wireless sensor meant to aid in the early …

Putting The 'Health' Back In Health Insurance

A very wise colleague (Michael Pollan) wrote in 2009 that “The American way of eating has become the elephant in the room in the debate over health care.” Because of health care’s ability to exclude those with pre-existing conditions, or get rid of them once they were sick, “it’s much better …

Qualcomm jumps into wearables with Toq smartwatch

Qualcomm on Wednesday unveiled itsToq smartwatch, becoming the latest technology company to take on the hot wearables market.<p>Like other smartwatches on the market, Toq doesn't have the full functionality of a smartphone or tablet. Rather, it syncs with users' smartphones, allowing them to quickly …

Why "Quantified Self" is bullshit

There’s been increasing chatter hailing "Quantified Self" devices as an easy cure to America’s surging waistline. Devices like Fitbit, Nike Fuel, and …

Mayo Clinic study: Fitbit data can be an early warning sign of slow recovery from surgery

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have released the results of their study of Fitbit as a tool to predict how quickly older patients can start moving …

X Marks the Spot: A wristband that detects seizures, plus this week’s TEDx Talks

18-year-old Rick Housley is developing a wristband for people with epilepsy that is capable of detecting seizures and alerting a list of contacts. In …

Vinod Khosla: In The Next 10 Years, Data Science Will Do More For Medicine Than All Biological Sciences Combined

At TechCrunch Disrupt SF, TechCrunch and CrunchFund founder Michael Arrington and Khosla Ventures founder Vinod Khosla took the stage to discuss the areas Khosla is currently most interested in. Besides food tech, the one area that seems to get him the most excited is clearly medicine. In his …