Activity trackers are rising in popularity. Yet a new study demonstrates that many struggle to optimally use these devices. The cause? Outdated digital literacy skills.
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Researchers have developed a new form of electronics known as “drawn-on-skin electronics,” allowing multifunctional sensors and circuits to be drawn on the skin with an ink pen.
During its latest keynote presentation, tech giant Apple announced cooperations for health studies. The latest model of their smartwatches are to be key in their execution.
Researchers have created a wearable wrist device for people with autism that monitors physiological indicators such as heart rate, skin surface temperature, and perspiration of stress.
Researchers have demonstrated that their technique can stop the catheter at the right target and identify the source type with a 95.25 percent success rate.
Purdue University engineers and physIQ have developed a viral detection algorithm for smartwatches.
Wearables are becoming a trend in respiratory care and many products are being developed to monitor patients remotely. But how much can these tools really help clinicians?
Electronic skins will play a significant role in monitoring, personalized medicine, prosthetics, and robotics.
The number of individuals with COVID-19 in the community was a significant factor associated with stress in health care workers over time.
Scientists have developed a bio-compatible implantable AI platform that classifies in real time healthy and pathological patterns in biological signals.
Being immersed in a stunning 'virtual' Icelandic landscape can reduce the pain caused by uncomfortable medical procedures.
To help patients manage their mental wellness between appointments, researchers at Texas A&M University have developed a smart device-based electronic platform that can continuously monitor the state of hyperarousal, one of the signs of psychiatric distress.
The University of Texas at San Antonio has established a wearables and AI laboratory to provide precision treatment plans to improve learning among those diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
A new study from the Mayo Clinic found that differences between a person's age in years and his or her biological age, as predicted by an artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled EKG, can provide measurable insights into health and longevity.
Scientists have found that a simple device can reduce swelling after kidney transplantation. Clinical trial shows shortened hospital stay for patients and reduced surgical site infections by almost 60 percent.
Researchers have proposed that wearable devices could be used to develop a network of health data about a patient, allowing for early diagnosis of COVID-19, even when the patient is asymptomatic.
Researchers have developed system for smart speakers to monitor both regular and irregular heartbeats without physical contact.
The Fraunhofer Institutes project M³Infekt aims to develop a multi-modal, modular and mobile system of sensors for monitoring infectious diseases.
A subset of wearables are the so-called hearables – in-ear devices that are well suited for long-term monitoring as they are non-invasive, inconspicuous and easy to fasten.
By analyzing Fitbit data and self-reported symptoms, researchers analyzed trends in heart rate, step count, and symptom duration between patients with flu and those with COVID-19.
Researchers have examined how mobile technologies have been used in monitoring and mitigating the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.
For the first time doctors have shown that measuring changes in 24-hour heart rate can reliably indicate whether or not someone is depressed.
Researchers have developed an innovative training protocol that, utilizing immersive virtual reality (IVR), leads to real physical and cognitive benefits.
Researchers have developed an algorithm that not only predicts hospital readmissions of heart failure patients, but also tells you why these occur.
Researchers caution that consumer wearables are not sophisticated enough to monitor the complicated illness.
Engineers have designed a thin adhesive film that could upgrade a consumer smartwatch into a powerful health monitoring system.
A new app that helps patients in self-isolation monitor for symptoms of COVID-19 and identify their mental health needs has been developed.
Researchers have developed a framework that will help data scientists and other researchers use better digital health tools for clinical purposes.
A way to incorporate electronic sensors into stretchy fabrics allows scientists to create shirts or other garments that could be used to monitor vital signs such as temperature, respiration, and heart rate.
An innovative measurement method is helping to detect people infected with coronavirus from a safe distance. It detects fever, increased pulse rates and fast breathing without endangering the person conducting the testing.
A research study seeks volunteers to provide data from smartphones, smartwatches and health surveys to help detect COVID-19.
A ‘pandemic drone’ to remotely monitor and detect people with infectious respiratory conditions is being developed.
A wearable sensor could help doctors remotely detect critical changes in heart failure patients days before a health crisis occurs and could prevent hospitalization.
Researchers are developing a revolutionary, portable blood pressure monitoring device that provides data continuously to patients.
For the first time researchers successfully reproduced the electrical properties of biological neurons onto semiconductor chips.
Researchers describe a mass-producible wearable sensor that can monitor levels of metabolites and nutrients in a person's blood by analyzing their sweat.
A smart shirt that measures lung function by sensing movements in the chest has proven to be accurate when compared to traditional testing equipment.
Patients recovering from coronary heart disease who received rehabilitation through WeChat experienced a better recovery than those having standard care.
Using blockchain, researchers have developed a prototype of an app that may potentially prescribe the optimal dose of medicine for the individual patient, as well as prevent counterfeit products.
A new 3D printed prosthetic hand can learn the wearers' movement patterns to help amputee patients perform daily tasks.
Researchers at the University of Washington have developed a new tool to monitor people for cardiac arrest while they’re asleep without touching them.
A researcher has developed a multiple sensor fusion device for non-contact measurement of vital signs and its clinical applications.
Researchers are developing a smart wrist-worn device for monitoring of atrial fibrillation – a condition, which if left untreated can lead to serious health complications and even death.
Researchers have designed a therapeutic robot that simulates human skin-to-skin contact, helping reduce pain for babies in the neonatal intensive care unit.
The clinical trial to determine whether a smartwatch app that analyzes pulse-rate data can screen for a heart-rhythm disorder has enrolled more than 400,000 participants.
Researchers have shown that they can use online neurofeedback to modify an individual's arousal state to improve performance in a demanding sensory motor task.
Stress management: virtual support by "human" avatars works just as well as face-to-face support, a new study shows.
Researchers have developed a wearable, disposable respiration monitor that provides high-fidelity readings on a continuous basis.
Checking the heartbeat of babies in the womb is set to become more accurate and less stressful for expectant mothers.
Engineers have developed a 3D printing technique that allows for localized control of an object's firmness, opening up new biomedical avenues that could one day include artificial arteries and organ tissue.
“The digital transformation will make healthcare even more human. It will enable us to provide preventive and personalized healthcare,” says Prof. Dr. Koen Kas, Professor of Oncology at Ghent University, Belgium.
A team at the University of Auckland's Bioengineering Institute has created a virtual 3D heart that could have a major impact on treatment of the most common heart rhythm disturbance, atrial fibrillation (AF).
Engineers have created biosensor technology with a wireless connection to smartphones that will enable a new wave of personal health.
Drones are now heralded as a solution to a problem that's bedeviled emergency medical personnel for years.
A team found that applying artificial intelligence to the right combination of data retrieved from wearable technology may detect whether your health is failing.
How University of Alberta health scientists are helping fulfil the promise of big data to revolutionize everything from prevention to diagnosis to treatment.