Wellness & Fitness trackers

Phyzio: A Wearable AI-driven Non-Narcotic Pain Relief and Posture Correction System

by Maya | Dec 11, 2018 | Devices Summary: Many chronic pain patients rely on narcotic/opioid prescriptions to manage their pain. Expected to hit the markets in early 2019, the AI-driven wearable device, called  Phyzio  can offer a more lucrative alternative to narcotic medication. Pain is an often-used word in our daily lives. While, it may seem

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Wellness tools for population health need radical simplicity, experts say

The market is so flooded with competing products that many people have trouble even understanding what’s available. Wellness tools for population health need radical simplicity, experts sayThe market is so flooded with competing products that many people have trouble even understanding what’s available.By Tom SullivanOctober 19, 201810:31 AM Fitness tracking device and app.BOSTON Corporate wellness

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Where wearables fit into the future of precision medicine

Apps and devices will evolve and tools already around us will become instruments of health to advance tailor-made care delivery and treatments. A wide number and variety of wearable devices today are already collecting large amounts of data. Fitbit medical director Dr. John Moore, for instance, said it has information about billions of nights of

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Warning you about health problems you didnt know you had

Jawbone Health CEO Hosain Rahman reflects on past mistakes and explains whats next on Recode Decode. Last year, it looked like Jawbone was toast. The mobile technology company which invented wireless phone headsets, Bluetooth speakers and fitness-minded wrist wearables announced in July it was liquidating its assets.But now, with new investors and a fraction of

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Wearable patch uses ultrasound to track blood pressure inside the body

Researchers have combined wireless and ultrasound technologies to develop a wearable patch that can monitor blood pressure (BP) in arteries deep beneath the skin. This ultrasound patch provides an easy way to help people detect cardiovascular problems earlier on and with greater precision. A team of researchers led by the University of California San Diego

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Cedars-Sinai Uses Fitbits to Better Monitor Cancer Patients and Improve Care

The wearables can offer an objective window into patient activity, which can translate to more accurate care. While wearables may have gotten their start in the consumer market, theres no doubt that they are making waves in the larger clinical healthcare space.One of the most recent examples of this is a study by Los Angeles-based

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