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Wearable technology is not as accurate as smartphones for fitness

Wearable technology is not as accurate as smartphones for fitness

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); As hot as wearables are for fitness and health tracking, a Penn Medicine study says your cell phone is likely better. The results of recent research from Penn Medicine have now been released, and what they have shown is that some of the features of smartphone apps are actually more accurate for health and fitness tracking than wearable technology. The study determined that in some situations and with certain apps, smartphones work as … Read entire article »

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Mhealth technology could improve concussion detection

Mhealth technology could improve concussion detection

Emerging mobile health tech could also assist in the management of this medical condition following head trauma. Concussion detection and treatment, in addition to its prevention in the first place, is becoming a new medical specialty field, and mhealth technologies are working to help to support the goals of improving overall diagnosis and treatment capabilities. This condition brings together everything from sports medicine to neurology and tech advances have been moving quickly. As much as mhealth and other … Read entire article »

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Wearables making health claims will now be FDA regulated

Wearables making health claims will now be FDA regulated

In an effort to ensure that medical promises made by wearable technology are trustworthy, they will be subject to regulation. The idea of putting on wearables such as pedometers, fitness bands, and even smartwatches, before beginning a workout has become relatively commonplace, to the point that there are many people who simply wear their devices all the time, regardless of whether they are awake or asleep. That said, the more products there are on the wearable technology … Read entire article »

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Mhealth mobile app claims are often misleading

Mhealth mobile app claims are often misleading

A recent study has shown that a notable percentage of health applications make promises they can’t keep. A study was recently published within the Journal of the American Society of Hypertension (JASH), which showed that fourteen percent of some hypertension mhealth apps that are available for Android devices through the Google Play Store were misleading when it comes to the claims that they made about their tracking ability. The researchers that conducted the mobile app study were … Read entire article »

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Mhealth app for head injury diagnosis receives nod from FDA

Mhealth app for head injury diagnosis receives nod from FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has now given clearance to this mobile application for traumatic brain injury identification. The FDA has now given clearance to an mhealth app called the Defense Automated Neurobehavioral Assessment, which is a smartphone based application that is meant to offer medical providers with assistance in identifying situations in which traumatic brain injury may be present. The mobile health app can be used in virtually any setting and could help in making … Read entire article »

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