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A Super Suit to Help Mortals with Back Pain

Vanderbilt University engineers have announced the creation of a two-piece super suit designed to prevent lower back pain: The super […]

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Fitness Trackers May Be Slowing Down, But Wearables Are Picking Up Speed

Recent slower growth of fitness trackers and smart watches has led some to question the long-term viability of the market. […]

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Continuous Glucose Monitoring Company Senseonics Expands in Europe, Awaits FDA Clearance

As the race quietly continues to develop an external, non-invasive glucose monitoring wearable (see for example our coverage of rumors […]

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Electronic Skin? A New Generation of Wearable Sensors Arrives

When researchers from South Korea’s Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology and Northwestern University’s Center for Bio-Integrated Electronics set […]

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Doctor-Funded Fruit Street Health Raises $3M

This week we ran an opinion piece on why physicians so rarely found startups even though it means the sector […]

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Wearables Will Soon Hit Tipping Point for Improving Health and Longevity

Head-mounted wearables—which at first seemed destined mainly for revolutionizing gaming and entertainment—are quietly expanding into the health tech sector, notably […]

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Are Fitness Trackers Dead or Will the 2nd Generation Make Us Well?

After bursting onto the scene in 2008 as one of the most successful consumer products ever, fitness wearables have seen […]

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11 Home Health Digital Tools that Received FDA Clearance in 2017 Q2

Just a few months after announcing the roll out of a new digital health unit at FDA, they have already […]

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This Harvard Researcher is the Go-To Guy for Tech Execs Eyeing Health

Harvard professor John Brownstein regularly ponders how passively collected data sets might turn into useful, even life-saving, insights for population health. […]

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Aging in Place Can Flourish Using Technologies Designed for the Young…Once We Decide Who Pays

Much of the technology that can improve the last stage of life already exists, but the uncertainty over funding discourages […]

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