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New Mobile Health Platform eMindLog™ Helps Consumers Track Stress, Anxiety, Depression for Mental Wellbeing

Just as people routinely monitor the vital signs of their bodies – blood pressure, temperature, cholesterol, sleep and exercise, etc. – for physical health, now they can track the vital signs of their minds for mental wellbeing.                  A new mobile health platform, eMindLog™, allows people to take control of their mental wellbeing…

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Award-winning Withings line launches under the Nokia brand in summer 2017

The award-winning Withings ecosystem of connected health products will launch under the iconic Nokia brand in early summer 2017, including connected scales, trackers, blood pressure monitors, thermometers and home cameras, bringing beautifully designed devices to the global consumer market. At the same time Nokia will also unveil a redesigned Health Mate application. Nokia’s proven, medical-grade connected health products will also…

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World’s First Medically-Accurate Health Monitoring System Integrated in a Smartphone Now Readied For FDA Approval

Blood pressure and other vital signs system accuracy already proven in trials. Monitor your health using just your smartphone in 60 seconds with no cuff, no pain…and no cost Leman Micro Devices (LMD), the developer of accredited consumer healthcare products that is backed by major players within the mobile device industry, has announced that its Health Sensor & App –…

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Elisa study for remote asthma monitoring services cuts costs by 27%

Asthma affects approximately 235 million people worldwide. The Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (Tyoterveyslaitos) and telecom operator Elisa have initiated a pilot for remote asthma monitoring services. Finnish telecom operator Elisa runned a six-month pilot scheme together with the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (Tyoterveyslaitos) and the goal was to provide remote asthma monitoring services. Some 10,000 Finns of working…

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Wearable sensors can tell when you are getting sick

New research from Stanford shows that fitness monitors and other wearable biosensors can tell when an individual’s heart rate, skin temperature and other measures are abnormal, suggesting possible illness. Wearable sensors that monitor heart rate, activity, skin temperature and other variables can reveal a lot about what is going on inside a person, including the onset of infection, inflammation and…

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This Mobile Ultrasound Startup Is Reshaping A $6 Billion Healthcare Market

The ultrasound market currently stands as a $6 billion global industry. Contrary to popular perception, the use of ultrasounds for women’s health and pregnancy follow-ups only represents less than 20% of the overall use for healthcare.  For example, a diagnostic ultrasound is routinely used to diagnose an assortment of healthcare conditions such as cancer, gall stones, and cardiovascular diseases. Ultrasounds are also a more…

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Medical data sharing via smartphones to see ‘hefty growth’ over next decade

Mobile computers and smartphones are enabling healthcare providers to have on-demand access to patients’ medical information regardless of their location within a facility, augmenting patient outcomes and cutting costs globally. A recent analysis by Future Market Insights forecasted point-of-care solutions like laptops, smartphones, tablets, handheld scanners and mobile carts will be increasingly used in the global healthcare market between 2016…

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‘Cybercrime-as-a-service’ in healthcare on the rise

Stolen medical records may not be worth as much as financial account data or credit card information, but the “cybercrime-as-a-service” market continues to grow when it comes to healthcare, cybersecurity experts say. Researchers from Intel Security say in a new report that increasingly, cybercriminals are taking advantage of inexpensive hacking tools to capitalize on vulnerability in the industry. While they note that…

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Wireless, Smartphone Ultrasound Scanner a Safe Alternative to X-Ray for Lung Scanning

Clarius Mobile Health, a digital healthcare startup, will demonstrate its ultra-portable smartphone ultrasound scanners at the CHEST 2016 conference in Los Angeles this week. Clarius Mobile Health’s user-friendly wireless scanners pair with iOS and Android devices for point-of-care assessments including chest diseases. “Lung ultrasound has been shown in different studies to be a better test for numerous types of lung…

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Cardiogram raises $2 million to predict heart health issues using wearables

Health tech startup Cardiogram has raised $2 million in a seed round led by the a16z Bio Fund for an app that screens users’ cardio health and gives them help improving or maintaining it. The company started out with an Apple Watch integrated app, initially. But it is ultimately planning to be a “device agnostic” business, and to make its app utilizable with all manner of wearables…

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