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Virtual reality help kids immunization

Virtual Reality Help Kids Overcome Fear of Immunization

If you are a parent then you know how difficult it is to get your kid through immunization. While it is frustrating for you, it is scary for your child as well. Children receiving vaccines are exposed to needles on numerous occasions throughout their childhood which leads to needle phobia. Needle phobia and needle anxiety […]
Flexcon in wearables market

Flexcon Eyeing Opportunities in the Wearable Device Market

With the help of various wearable devices, from fitness trackers to smart clothing, measuring and monitoring vital health signs has become easy.  Not too long ago, a visit to the doctor’s chamber for heart checkup used to be an event to watch ECG being printed on a paper. But today, a smartwatch offers a range […]
Tiny sensors for medical devices

Tiny Sensors Pave Way For New Wearable Medical Diagnostic Devices

Australian National University (ANU) researchers have created tiny optical sensors that open the door to developing wearable medical devices that allow doctors to diagnose people’s health in real time. The sensors are 50 times thinner than a human hair, and are intended to allow doctors and patients manage various chronic diseases like diabetes. “These ultra-small […]
Electrically conductive hydrogel

Scientists Develop Self-Healing Electrically Conductive Hydrogel

An innovative electrically conductive hydrogel that can stretch, flex, and self-heal when cut and reattached, has been developed by researchers at King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia. The invention can be helpful in a variety of applications including wearable electronics, wound healing patches, and touch-sensitive robotics. Smart patches are gaining […]

Innovative Tools and Services for Healthcare

Are you in healthcare? If you are then you know how important it is to have the right medical supplies for your patients. At our upcoming WT | Wearable Technologies Conference in San Francisco on July 11-12, several leading companies will be showcasing innovative products and tools related to the healthcare industry. The companies listed […]
Sensors revolutionize healthcare

Are Sensors Going to Revolutionize Healthcare?

The healthcare industry is evolving rapidly, and while it’s been impacted by some of the technology-driven change, it hasn’t experienced it to the extent that other industries have. However, that is going to change with the emergence of health sensors. Read more Sweat-Based Wearable Sensor May Soon Replace Blood Tests The sensor revolution is part […]