V-go wearable insulin delivery

by Salahuddin Amed

May 24, 2018

Valeritas’ V-Go Wearable Insulin Delivery Device Shows Promise for Type 2 Diabetes Patients

Valeritas, a medical technology company which developed a Wearable Insulin Delivery device called V-Go, has announced that it presented the data demonstrating the effectiveness of the device at the Annual International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland. The company said that its device was found to be effective in terms […]

enfuse

by Ramona Socher

May 24, 2018

enFuse Allows Patients Self-Administer Biologics with Ease

Enable Injections, a Cincinnati, Ohio-based startup has developed a device called enFuse that allows patients to self-administer biologics with ease. While most of the time we take our medicines orally, other types of medications, such as biologics, must be injected. Biologics are products such as vaccines, allergenics, blood and blood components, somatic cells, gene therapy […]

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 […]