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Mhealth apps to be used by VA to provide better data access to veterans

Mhealth apps to be used by VA to provide better data access to veterans

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The first two of a number of applications for providing vets with better care will soon be launching. The Veterans Affairs Department (VA) has now announced their intentions to launch the first two of what will one day be several mhealth apps for smartphones and tablets that are designed to offer veterans faster and easier access to healthcare data. These two mobile apps will be launched at some point early in the fall, … Read entire article »

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Mobile devices stunt social skill development in children

Mobile devices stunt social skill development in children

The use of gadgets is halting children from learning through direct social interaction with others. Parents who are wondering if their children are developing social skills at the proper rate may be interested in the latest research that is suggesting that it might be a good idea to limit a kid’s exposure to the digital screen of mobile devices. Regular use of smartphones, tablets, and computers could be causing child social skills to decline. Among the reasons that … Read entire article »

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Wearable technology from Intel to boost Parkinson’s disease research

Wearable technology from Intel to boost Parkinson’s disease research

The tech company is working with the Michael J. Fox Foundation for progress in study and treatment. The Intel Corporation and the Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) for Parkinson’s Research have now announced that they will be working together in a new initiative that uses wearable technology to help to improve the research being conducted on the disease and the types of treatments that will be available to those who have it. This neurodegenerative brain disease is … Read entire article »

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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

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 in tear fluid and … 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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