Medtech & Devices

Lose It! releases DNA-based weight loss app embodyDNA

Weight loss app Lose It!, which boasts 30 million users and more than 50 million pounds lost, has launched embodyDNA, a DNA-based weight loss plan that personalizes results using an interactive app-based interface.Lose It! developed embodyDNA, which offers customized recommendations on food and beverage consumption and physical activities, in collaboration with Helix, a personal genomics

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Trinity Health to Test Google Glass for Tablet-Free Virtual Care

This week, Trinity Health announced that they will soon be testing the capabilities of an initiative that combines home visits by secondary caregivers with the innovative internet capabilities of Google Glass, and the advanced video technologies of swyMed, a provider of video telemedicine technologies.The program will help Trinity Health determine how the technologies might be

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The Most Surprising Health Wearables Trend of Q2 2017?

One of the stories that is gaining traction in the health wearables space is the reality that sensors are becoming less expensive and increasingly commoditized. Its no longer enough for health wearables makers to leverage better sensors to attract consumer interest. Instead, they must develop more holistic offerings with software that makes wearables smarter and

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Stanford Researchers Develop Algorithm to Diagnose Heart Arrhythmias

Stanford researchers from the Machine Learning Group have developed an algorithm that is able to outperform cardiologists in arrhythmia detection, according to research published on arXiv. The new deep learning algorithm can diagnose 14 types of heart rhythm defects, called arrhythmias and has the ability to sort through data from rural locations where people do

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