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Fitbit Bristol Myers Afib diagnosis

Bristol-Myers Squibb-Pfizer Alliance and Fitbit Collaborate on AFib Diagnosis

Wearable device maker Fitbit and pharmaceutical giants Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer have signed a multiyear partnership to speed up the detection and diagnosis of...
Verily iRhythm partnership for Afib

Alphabet and iRhythm Partner Up to Develop Health Management Solutions for Atrial Fibrillation Patients

Wearable heart monitor company iRhythm is collaborating with Alphabet’s health company Verily on unspecified new technology that will monitor people at risk for atrial...
Boston Scientific WATCHMAN FLX

Boston Scientific Receives CE Mark for Next Generation WATCHMAN FLX Stroke-Preventing Device

Patients with Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) are five times more likely to suffer a stroke than someone with a normal heart rhythm. In people with...
Flex embolization device gets fda approval

Medtronic’s Flex Embolization Device Receives FDA Approval for Brain Aneurysms

Medtronic received FDA approval for its Pipeline Flex embolization device to be used on patients with small or medium, wide-necked brain aneurysms in the...
Soft wearable robot

Korean Researchers Develop Soft Wearable Robot that Enables Disabled Person to Grasp Objects

Researchers at the Seoul National University (SNU) and KAIST developed a soft wearable hand robot that can help the disabled people use their hands...
Wearable metabolic syndrome

Wearable Devices Along with Good Patient Adherence Can Efficiently Treat Metabolic Syndrome

A clinical trial on Korean adults have found that wearable devices along with good patient adherence and sustained engagement may be an efficient strategy...