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Heart Research on Mt. Kilimanjaro

October 18, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mt. Kilimanjaro
Because the oxygen deprivation at high altitude mimics that of a heart attack, device maker Royal Philips and the [MORE]

Wearable Tracking of Treatment for Oncology Patients

September 13, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Medidata Patient Cloud(R) ePRO
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is testing a wearable activity tracker, with cloud reporting, for its multiple [MORE]

Becker’s List of 50 Best Healthcare Apps

September 6, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

AmWell App
Becker’s Health IT and CIO Review, a champion lister of all things in healthcare, observes: “. . . we [MORE]

“Pillo,” the Drug Dispensing Robot Who Recognizes You

August 23, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Pillo Robot
This may be the first “male” personal robot. “Pillo” (from Pillo, Inc., New York, NY) uses facial and voice [MORE]

AT&T’s “Foundry” for Telemedicine

July 19, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

AT&T-Houston Health Foundry
The Texas Medical Center in Houston is the world’s largest medical complex with “21 hospitals, 13 support organizations, [MORE]

The Reinvented First Aid Kit

July 12, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Gale
The familiar kits for first aid originated in 1888 when Johnson and Johnson manufactured them for railroad workers. They have [MORE]

60 Diabetics on Facebook Participate in Online Clinical Trial

July 5, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mendor’s 3G-Enabled Wireless Blood Glucose Meter
Using Facebook to recruit diabetics, a Scottish CRO, eClinical Health, Ltd., evaluated Mendor’s (Espoo, Finland) [MORE]

Robust Dipstick Urinalysis

June 14, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stanford Home Urine Test
For diabetics, first it was the DIY urine dipstick in 1956, then the personal glucometer for home [MORE]

Eye Examinations via iPhone

May 31, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Visoclip and Visoscope iPhone Eye Exams
In 1915, Francis Welch and William Allyn began a company that made the first handheld [MORE]

University of Washington’s “Spiro Call” for Lung Assessment

May 24, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Testing SpiroSmart
Over the years we’ve seen a few smartphone applications for measuring lung function as a spirometer does. But in [MORE]

Electronic Tattoos; Amazing

April 12, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Tattoo
I’ll leave it to the scientists and engineers among our readers to figure out a medical application for electronic ink; [MORE]

Smart Glove Translates Sign Language to Speech

December 22, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Sign Language Glove
A student at the University of London has created “SignLanguageGlove,” which converts the hand movements of signing into [MORE]

Menstrual Cup with Smartphone Reporting

December 15, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Loon Cup
Loon Labs, Inc. (San Francisco, CA) is a Kickstarter funded company that has produced a sensor embedded cup which [MORE]

Is Your Phone Smarter than Your Shrink?

October 13, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Smartphone
Does excessive cellphone use contribute to depression, or do depressed people simply use their phones more, constantly checking on emails, [MORE]