An estimated 40 million people in the United States have smartwatches or fitness trackers that can monitor their heartbeats. But some people of color may be at risk of getting inaccurate readings.Read More
The US Food and Drug Administration says two mHealth platforms used by those living with diabetes, the Medtronic MiniMed 508 and Paradigm Series insulin pumps, could be hacked and remotely controlled to deliver dangerous doses of insulin.Read More
Biomedical engineers have developed a smartphone app with the aim of non-invasive detection of anemia. Instead of a blood test, the app uses photos of someone’s fingernails taken on a smartphone to determine whether the level of hemoglobin in their blood seems low.Read More
More than 400,000 people have signed up for a Stanford University study being sponsored by Apple Inc. to examine whether Apple Watch can detect patients with undiagnosed heart rhythm problems, one of the largest heart screening studies ever to be conducted.Read More
Some industry watchers believed that Apple couldn't move out of the shadow of Steve Jobs and carve out for itself a new and different direction. Yesterday, under the leadership of Tim Cook, Apple proved them wrong.
The FDA's OK of DyAnsys' Pain Relief mHealth wearable marks the second time the agency has approved a digital health device, worn around the ear, that uses nerve stimulation to target withdrawal symptoms.Read More