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Buzz to reduce sexual assault

This Ob-Gyn-Designed Wearable May Reduce Campus Sexual Assault

A California ob-gyn has invented a bracelet that may reduce sexual assaults in campus. The bracelet called Buzz is part blood alcohol-monitoring wearable, part Livestrong-style bracelet that aims to support consensual sex. Dr. Jennifer Lang and Rob Kramer self-funded the project which was designed by Silicon Valley design firm New Deal Design. According to a […]
Aparito clinical trials

Aparito’s Wearable Aims to Save Big Pharmas Billions of Dollars in Clinical Trials

Aparito, an award-winning digital health company, announced the launch of its patient-monitoring wearable. Aparito believes the new wearable will save the pharmaceutical industry billions of dollars in clinical trials. As many as 42% of pediatric clinical trials end up in failure and inconclusive results. “That means we don’t know one way or the other if […]
Apple blood pressure monitoring cuff

Apple Files Patent Application for Blood Pressure Monitoring Cuff

Apple has filed a patent application for a blood pressure monitoring cuff, according to the US Patent & Trademark Office which published a new patent application from Apple. The device may not be directly linked to the Apple Watch, and could be a new device altogether. For the American tech giant, this is a transition […]
werum partnership nymi authentication

Werum Announces Strategic Partnership with Nymi to Authenticate Pharmaceutical Employees

Werum IT Solutions, supplier of manufacturing IT solutions and manufacturing execution systems (MES) for the pharmaceutical industries, has announced strategic partnership with Nymi, a company that offers biometric authentication solutions. The companies said they will work together to develop solutions for the smart authentication of employees on the pharmaceutical shop floor, which they say is […]
Wristband to improve dementia

German Researchers Develop Sensor-Packed Wristband to Improve Lives of Dementia Patients

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration (IZM) in Berlin are working on a sensor and software package that would help people developing dementia to slow down the disease progression and enhance the quality of life for themselves and their family members. The device is a wristband that measures the patient’s vital signs, […]