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Cathy Russey

Cathy Russey () is Online Editor at WT | Wearable Technologies and specialized in writing about the latest medical wearables and enabling technologies on the market.Cathy can be contacted at info(at)wearable-technologies.com.
Wearables for elderly

Wearables to Help the Elderly Stay Healthy and Safe at Home or Outside

When we think of wearables, we envision fitness trackers and smartwatches which are obviously targeted for young people. However, many of us don’t realize that elderlies need wearables too; they need them to function independently. Seniors may be motivated to track a chronic condition or another underlying health issue. Elderly wearables can make life easier […]
Mobile patient monitoring

How Mobile Monitoring Solutions are Improving Healthcare

Mobile Patient Monitoring or Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) includes daily monitoring devices such as Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) devices for patients with diabetes, and heart or blood pressure monitors for patients receiving cardiac care. Data is then sent to a doctor’s office or hospital by by using a special software application installed on the patient’s […]
Sidera DWD

Sidera Blockchain Technologies Launches World’s first Wearable Decentralized Device

Sidera Blockchain Technologies has developed BitSmart, an ERC 20 wallet integrated smartwatch with amazing features. It is the first Decentralized Wearable Device (DWD) in the world. Finally, a smartwatch that you can use to hold cryptocurrency. Read more HTC Reportedly Working on a Blockchain-Powered Android Smartphone Combining Blockchain technology with IoT wearable devices, Sidera is […]
Self-healing material

Carnegie Mellon Researchers Create Autonomously Self-Healing Material for Robots

Ever since the blockbuster success of Terminator movies, the idea of creating a self-healing machine has been a fantasy for scientists. Many natural organisms such as some underwater creatures and even some species of gecko and rats can self-heal or regenerate parts of their body. Now, researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have created a material […]
Wearables for mental health patients

Wearable Devices and Mobile Apps Exploring Users’ States of Mind to Tackle Anxiety and...

The worldwide epidemic of mental illness is putting great strain on health systems and societies. Prevalence of mental health issues is forcing some researchers to seek alternative ways to treat mental health conditions; they’re turning to technology such as Virtual Reality (VR) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a way to offer help to those suffering […]
Wearables for rehab

Innovative Wearables for the Prevention and Rehabilitation of Injuries

When we think about wearable technology, we tend to think about fitness trackers and AR headsets, but wearable technology goes well beyond that. In fact, wearable technology is making a huge impact on healthcare industry with devices such as Continuous Glucose Monitoring, Smart pills, Remote Patient Monitoring etc. Another aspect of healthcare that’s being impacted […]