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Wearable Cardioverter-Defibrillator

Wearable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Does Not Prevent Sudden Death After Myocardial Infarctions

Patients with myocardial infarction may get some benefit from wearing a cardioverter-defibrillator in the month after a heart attack, but it does not reduce...
Ultrasound patch

This Wearable Stick-On Ultrasound Patch Can Measure Blood Pressure Deep Inside Body

Scientists at the University of California San Diego created a new wearable ultrasound patch that non-invasively monitors blood pressure in arteries deep beneath the...
Wearable life insurance

How Wearable Devices Can Benefit the Life Insurance Industry

Insurers have long been interested in knowing more about the potential applications of wearable tech for many years, but wearable devices have not been...
Max ecg monitor

Maxim Integrated Launches ECG Development Platform Based on Movesense

Maxim integrated, a company that manufactures, and sells analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits, has launched MAX-ECG-MONITOR, a wearable ECG and heart monitor evaluation and...
smart stent

This “Smart Stent” Can Monitor Blood Flow and Detect Narrowing of Artery

Vascular stents are common metal or plastic tubes inserted into the arteries to keep the passageway open, allowing uninterrupted blood flow. However, for every...
Financial incentives in ischemic heart disease patients

Financial Incentives, Wearable Tracker Increase Physical Activity in Heart Patients

Patients with ischemic heart disease who used wearable trackers and received financial incentives for meeting physical activity goals had significantly more steps with sustained...