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News: Physical Fitness

Wii Kinect Offers Alternative to Motion Capture Technology for Physical Therapy

A team at the University of Missouri has developed a program that uses the Wii Kinect to assess movement during […]

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Fitbit Use Helps Predict Surgical Patients’ Risk of Readmission

A study in Annals of Behavioral Medicine used Fitbits to find that patients who walked fewer steps during inpatient recovery […]

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How Three Healthcare Organizations Make Use of Wearable Technology

As wearable sensor technology continues to advance, wearable devices are able to gather more and more relevant, high-quality health data […]

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FDA Approves Apple Watch EKG Reader

The FDA has recently approved a medical device accessory that allows the watch to take EKG readings and detect irregular […]

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New Physical Therapy App Uses Motion Capture Technology

As the use of telehealth in traditional care environments grows more and more common, developers look to existing technologies to […]

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New Wearable Sensor Designed to be Attached to Clothing

Wearable company Spire is taking an innovative approach to some of the challenges frequently associated with wearable technology. The company […]

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Next Generation of Fitness Trackers Emerges

Fortune reported recently on the shifting market for fitness trackers, arguing that although sales of fitness trackers declined in 2017, […]

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VitalConnect Raises $38 million Series C

VitalConnect announced Tuesday the closure of a $38 million Series C funding round led by MVM and Baxter Ventures. This […]

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9 Industries and $100 Billion: Who’s Competing for the 50+ Set?

As an investor or entrepreneur, what should you know about the longevity economy and its implications for digital health? To […]

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Fitbit Releases Data Showing Wristbands Can Detect Atrial Fibrillation

A recent article on the challenges of adapting wearable tech to the 50+ market highlights the role that it can […]

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