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 Outdated digital literacy skills.
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Study using wearable trackers links insufficient sleep to increased rate of biological aging and cardiovascular disease risk.
Researchers have shown that AI can evaluate written messages by patients with severely diseased livers to detect language abnormalities associated with liver disease.
Researchers from Johns Hopkins Medicine show that wearable activity trackers are a reliable tool for predicting death risk in older adults.
Purdue University engineers and physIQ have developed a viral detection algorithm for smartwatches.
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.
Many patients use their inhalers and insulin pens wrong. Researchers have developed a system to reduce those numbers for some types of medications.
Researchers have developed system for smart speakers to monitor both regular and irregular heartbeats without physical contact.
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.
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 have developed a new smart speaker skill that lets a device use white noise to monitor sleeping babies breathing and movement.
Engineers have developed experimental stickers that pick up physiological signals emanating from the skin, then wirelessly beam these health readings to a receiver clipped onto clothing.
VR can identify early Alzheimer’s disease more accurately than ‘gold standard’ cognitive tests currently in use, suggests new research from the University of Cambridge.
Fitness trackers can be valuable tools for assessing the quality of life and daily functioning of cancer patients during treatment, a new study has found.