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Wearables from Google could allow blood sugar monitoring via contact lens

Wearables from Google could allow blood sugar monitoring via contact lens

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The tech giant has partnered with Novartis, a Swiss drugmaker, to create these new smart devices. Google has now entered into a partnership with Novartis in order to develop wearables in the form of contact lenses that would be able to assist individuals with diabetes in being able to track their blood glucose levels while helping to restore the ability of the eye to focus. The wearable technology would measure the glucose levels … Read entire article »

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Mhealth to see staggering growth in device market

Mhealth to see staggering growth in device market

Lux Research has released a report that indicates that by 2023, mobile health devices will reach $41.8 billion. According to the data that has been released in a recent report, the market for mhealth devices will be experiencing considerable growth by 2023, which will be driven by a massive demand for gadgets that will monitor vital signs, as well as in vitro diagnostic devices. The report showed that by the time that year has come to a … Read entire article »

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Mobile technology achieves astounding growth in Africa

Mobile technology achieves astounding growth in Africa

Innovation is reaching an explosive rate in the continent in a range of different sectors. The massive penetration of mobile technology in Africa, and the unique situation of the economies and cultures throughout its nations have provided a nearly ideal circumstance for innovation in these devices in a tremendous range of sectors from energy to banking and from education to agriculture. These cell phones, smartphones, tablets and other small screen devices are being used to solve widespread … Read entire article »

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Google Glass is taking off more rapidly in mobile health

Google Glass is taking off more rapidly in mobile health

These augmented reality glasses are quickly taking on a heightened role in medicine and healthcare. As much as the users of Google Glass has received a considerable amount of scorn from the general population, it has managed to gain a considerable amount of respect in the medicine and health field, and is playing a growing role in healthcare. A number of healthcare products were released for this augmented reality headset. This was a timely release for Google Glass, … Read entire article »

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Smart clothing models to be launched by DoCoMo this year

Smart clothing models to be launched by DoCoMo this year

The company is planning a range of different moves in wearable technology before 2014 is through. NTT DoCoMo, from Japan, is starting an effort that would bring itself into the wearable technology market and that will have smart clothing on the shelves before the completion of this year. The company used the Mobile Asia Expo to be able to demo a number of its new mobile devices and gadgets. The smart clothing is made from a special kind … Read entire article »

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Mhealth apps recommended by 1 in 3 doctors

Mhealth apps recommended by 1 in 3 doctors

A survey has shown that more than a third of physicians like mobile health applications for their patients. Manhattan Research has recently released the outcome of a survey that it conducted with the participation of 3000 doctors, and which showed that over one third of them have recommended the use of mhealth apps to their patients within the previous year. That said, many of those doctors made recommendations of specific applications that they preferred. The Manhattan Research vice … Read entire article »

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Wearable technology can be worked into your manicure

Wearable technology can be worked into your manicure

A new form of nail polish includes sensors that are designed to function as mhealth reminders. A new form of wearable technology has now been designed to be worn right inside a person’s manicure, complete with sensors that are highly practical for mhealth purposes, such as assisting a smoker in being able to quit, or helping a patient to remember to take his or her medication at the right time. All of this is as convenient to … Read entire article »

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Mhealth potential identified by drug trials company

Mhealth potential identified by drug trials company

A pharmaceutical testing firm has found that mobile health could greatly improve patient monitoring. Exco InTouch, a firm based in the United Kingdom that assists in the testing and clinical trials of new drugs made by pharmaceutical companies, has identified considerable potential from mhealth technology as it works on growth within its marketplace. That company is now using mobile health tech in order to monitor patients participating in clinical trials. Over the last six years, the company has … Read entire article »

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