smart pill

by Salahuddin Amed

May 23, 2018

How Smart Pills Could Revolutionize Healthcare

Since FDA approved the first smart pill for use in the United States last year, several companies have come forward with similar pills and trying to get FDA approval for their products. Abilify MyCite The smart pill that FDA approved is called Abilify MyCite. This tiny pill has a drug and an ingestible sensor. The […]

Combining Wearable Tech and AI

by Stefanie Crucius

May 23, 2018

Combining Wearable Tech and AI Could Help Predict Onset of Diseases

Researchers from the University of Waterloo have found that applying artificial Intelligence (AI) to the data retrieved from wearable technology may detect failing health. The data from this combined technology that assesses changes in aerobic responses could predict onset of respiratory or cardiovascular disease. “The onset of a lot of chronic diseases, including type 2 […]

sweatronics

by Johanna Mischke

May 23, 2018

This Wearable Device Wants You to Sweat So that It Can Monitor Your Health

Sweatronics is a wearable device developed by Cincinnati-based startup Eccrine Systems that monitors your health using sweat. Biofluids like blood and urine, contain a wealth of information about our health, but they require diuretics or sharp needles to be collected in useful quantities. No sweat, says Sweatronics. The device samples a biofluid that we all […]