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Purdue Researchers Develop Wearable That May Help Prevent Sudden Death From Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a neurological disorder in which brain activity becomes abnormal, causing seizures or periods of unusual behavior, sensations, and sometimes loss of awareness. At least 3.4 million people in the U.S. live with seizures, including 470,000 children. Among these people, more than one-third are at risk of a deadly complication called Sudden Unexpected Death […]
CES 2020 wearables

Breakthrough Wearables Revealed at CES 2020

This year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) just kicked off at Las Vegas with more than 4,400 companies exhibiting consumer technology hardware, content, technology delivery systems and more. Like each year, numerous companies will showcase wearable devices at the CES 2020. Our WT | Wearable Technologies team is on the show floor to bring you all […]
Empatica EmbracePlus

Empatica’s Embrace Plus Smartwatch Will Monitor Health of Astronauts Aboard Mars Mission

Empatica, an MIT Media Lab Spin off that develops medical wearables using AI, announced their new smartwatch EmbracePlus built in partnership with Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH). EmbracePlus was chosen by TRISH to be the first wearable to monitor the health of the astronaut crew that will board the first manned mission to […]
Wearables for seizures

Wearable Technology Can Predict or Even Prevent Epileptic Seizures

Epilepsy is a neurological disorder in which brain activity becomes abnormal, causing seizures, sensations, and sometimes loss of awareness. Seizure symptoms can vary widely. Some people with epilepsy simply stare blankly for a few seconds during a seizure, while others repeatedly twitch their arms or legs. However, there isn’t much you can do to stop […]
SeizeIT2 seizure detection

SeizeIT2: Discreet and Clinically Accurate Seizure Detecting Wearable

Approximately 65 million people worldwide are affected by epilepsy. This complex disease has one commonality: seizures. Medical decision to change any prescribed drug is based on the number of seizures. Inaccurate seizure reporting causes challenges in diagnosing and treating people with epilepsy. Related Nightwatch – Wearable Night Time Seizure Detection Device Developed by Dutch Scientists […]
Medtronic DBS for epilepsy

Medtronic to Launch Deep Brain Simulation for Medically-Refractory Epilepsy in the U.S.

Epilepsy is a neurological disorder in which brain activity becomes abnormal, causing seizures or periods of unusual behavior, sensations, and sometimes loss of awareness. About a third of patients do not respond positively to medicines and some experience mild to severe side-effects. Medtronic is introducing deep brain stimulation therapy (DBS) as an option for treating […]