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How to Utilize Wearable Tech For A Successful Workplace Wellness Program

Employee workplace wearable technology programs have gained huge popularity in the last few years. The health and wellness of employees directly impact the health of a business. Studies have shown that 21 percent of male employees and 32 percent of female employees who struggle with health also suffer from chronic illnesses. However, employees who use […]
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Artificial Intelligence and Radar Technologies to Measure Blood Glucose

Artificial intelligence (AI) and radar technology can help people with diabetes manage their conditions without drawing blood. Researchers at the University of Waterloo in Canada have developed a small non-invasive device by combining radar and AI to help people manage blood glucose levels without having to traumatically poke the skin or draw blood. “We want […]
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Consumer-grade Wearable Devices Usually Accurate and Frequently Used When Rewards Are Offered

A new study conducted by researchers at the Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) offered proof of concept for how wearable devices and mobile-driven monitoring can aid caregivers manage conditions of a large group of patients. “Our study combined multiple health tracking devices to holistically assess cardiovascular risk factors outside of the clinical setting along with […]
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First StimRouter Implanted Patient in Canada Discusses His Experience

Jay Derrig, a 63 year old social worker and counselor, is afflicted with meralgia paresthetica in his right leg. Meralgia paresthetica is compression of the nerve that supplies sensation to the skin surface of your thigh. It is a condition characterized by tingling, numbness and burning pain in your outer thigh. Jay had been suffering […]
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Wearables May Improve Smoking Cessation Treatment Efficiency

In today’s conventional treatments, lack of continuous insight into the patient’s progress, adherence to medications, and relapse rates constitute a big hurdle for success. When it comes to smoking cessation treatment, drugs alone, without behavioral intervention, may not help people to quit. Major limitations of traditional smoking cessation treatment approaches include: Poor long-term patient engagement […]
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New Technology From 3M Monitors Breathing And Helps You Improve Respiratory Health

When it comes to healthy lifestyle, we often think about maintaining a good heart health, burning calories and losing weight, but we don’t usually think about healthy breathing. However, breathing is very important for maintaining a good health. Therefore, 3M has decided to highlight the importance of breathing by launching its Respiratory Tracker available on […]