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News: Smart Aging

In-Belt “Airbag” Confronts Fall-Related Injuries

Fall-prevention startup ActiveProtective has recently announced a $4.6 million funding round, bringing the company’s total funding to $10 million. The […]

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Tech Solutions Ease Caregiving Burden

A recent article in the Miami Herald discussed the potential of tech solutions for reducing the caregiver burden and easing […]

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Hearing Biotech Startup Akouos Announces $7.5 Million in Seed Funding

Hearing biotechnology startup Akouos recently announced $7.5 million in seed funding. The company is also in negotiations to acquire rights […]

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Existing Technology Could Help Dementia Patients and Caregivers

An article published Tuesday in the American Journal of Accountable Care argued for the implementation of existing technologies in the […]

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AI Helps Reduce Loneliness Among Seniors

Accenture has completed a pilot program to develop a new AI-based program for seniors. The platform aims to help users […]

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Cox Designs Smart Home For Seniors

A new smart home designed by Cox Communications uses technology to address many of the challenges faced by older Americans […]

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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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3 Keys to Increasing Mobile Health App Use

Smartphone health apps show great potential for improving health and assisting in the treatment of acute and chronic conditions. In […]

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New Sleep Device Promises to Help Users Improve Quality of Sleep

SleepScore Labs has just released the SleepScore Max, a contact-less sleep monitoring system. A 2015 study found that sleep trackers […]

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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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