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Wearable opioid detector

Carnegie Mellon Researchers Develop Wearable Opioid Overdose Detector

Opioid crisis is reaching epidemic levels in the United States. According to HHS, 11.4 million people misused prescription opioids in 2016-17, and during the same period 42,249 people died from […]
Medtronic myPTM

Medtronic’s myPTM Smartphone Controller for SynchroMed II Personal Therapy Manager Gets FDA Approval

Medtronic received an FDA approval for its myPTM smartphone-powered controller for the SynchroMed II drug delivery system for patients with chronic pain. This device enables patients to ease their unpredictable […]
WellBrain Acquires Mevoked

Pain Management and Addiction Prevention Platform WellBrain Acquires Mevoked

WellBrain, a Bay Area addiction prevention and chronic pain management platform that is helping fight the opioid epidemic, has announced that they’ve expanded their toolset through the acquisition of Mevoked, […]
wearable treats opoid addiction

DyAnsys Gets FDA Clearance For Its Wearable Device to Treat Opioid Addiction

DyAnsys, a company that provides advanced medical diagnostic and monitoring systems to hospitals and patients, has received clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its auricular […]
Pulse Monitor Prevents Drug Overdose

This Canadian Startup is Developing a Wearable That Could Prevent Drug Users From Overdosing

A Vancouver, British Columbia startup is developing a device that drug users can wear on their wrist or finger to prevent drug overdose. Around 28 people a week died of […]