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Smart Bandage Uses 5G to Confer With Your Doctor

Smart Bandage Uses 5G to Confer With Your Doctor So it’s no wonder scientists, including those at Swansea University’s Institute of Life Science (ILS), are turning their focus to health tech.Researchers developed what BBC News called “smart bandages,” which can detect how a wound is healing and communicate with doctors.

Verily’s Baseline study seeks to build a perfect model of human health

Verily’s Baseline study seeks to build a perfect model of human health To do so, it is launching Baseline, a multi-year study with thousands of volunteers who will regularly supply metrics on sleep, fitness, heart rate, genomics, and more.Participants will have their genomes sequenced and get blood work done at study sites run by Duke and Stanford.

Plus-size model calls out fat-shaming Uber driver in Instagram video

Plus-size model calls out fat-shaming Uber driver in Instagram video Commenting on a stranger's weight, size, or health is never okay.It makes for an awkward interaction at best, as plus-size model Tess Holliday learned — though not for the first time — in an Uber earlier this week.

Here's why thousands of scientists are (and aren't) marching on Saturday

Here's why thousands of scientists are (and aren't) marching on Saturday or satellite marches around the world have a wide number of reasons for getting involved.and elsewhere that science's central role in society is in jeopardy.

Ada AI is Your Personal, Mobile Physician

Ada AI is Your Personal, Mobile Physician Artificial intelligence-powered app Ada provides a personalized way to assess and monitor your health—anytime, anywhere.“What’s special about Ada is the level of detail and personalization of each interaction,” Chief Medical Officer Claire Novorol said.

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So you want to be a Google health lab rat? Here's what you'll have to do

So you want to be a Google health lab rat? Here's what you'll have to do And by Google, we mean Google's parent company, Alphabet, which owns Verily, the company conducting this study.Project Baseline, as the mission has been dubbed, "is the quest to collect comprehensive health data and use it as a map and compass, pointing the way to disease prevention.

This tiny iPhone gadget can help you detect hazards lurking in the air

This tiny iPhone gadget can help you detect hazards lurking in the air The 'Sprimo Personal Air Monitor' can plug into your iPhone and show you what you're breathing in.It detects the volatile organic compounds in air then shows the results in a color and number scale.

The future is being able to monitor the heart rate of your favorite NFL player

The future is being able to monitor the heart rate of your favorite NFL player In the perhaps not-so-distant future, NFL players will be able to monetize intimate data about their body.The NFL Players Association recently closed a deal with Whoop, a wearable tech company that makes wristbands that track heart rate, sleep quality, and more.

Bill Gates blogs about why he is 'impressed' with the Indian PM

Bill Gates blogs about why he is 'impressed' with the Indian PM The software billionaire took to social media to acknowledge Modi for putting "the spotlight" on India's open defecation problem through the Swachh Bharat (Clean India) mission.I can’t think of another time when a national leader has broached such a sensitive topic so frankly and so publicly.

Soylent, the food of the tech gods, needs a rebrand, fast

Soylent, the food of the tech gods, needs a rebrand, fast Let's call this an intervention: Soylent, it's time for a rebrand.8 powder … We are advising our customers to immediately discard any remaining Soylent 1.

MIT’s wireless tech could monitor your health by tracking your walking speed

MIT’s wireless tech could monitor your health by tracking your walking speed Measuring a person’s walking speed using a wearable device is actually a whole lot more difficult than you might think.“We picture a connected world where we can equip our homes to use ambient wireless signals to monitor our health, from tracking metrics related to chronic diseases to alerting us about health emergencies.

This wall hanging can tell if you're really in shape

This wall hanging can tell if you're really in shape Instead, it augments the information collected on your smartphone with details about how you walk or, as doctors refer to it, your "gait velocity," which is your walking pace in everyday life.However, there is another way of measuring speed, gait, and more about a person's movement: It's called motion capture.

This smart cap won't let you forget to take your medicine

This smart cap won't let you forget to take your medicine As long as your phone's Bluetooth is turned on, the cap and app pair the moment you unscrew the cap.“On average, people only take 50% of medicine,” said Pillsy Co-Founder and CEO Jeff LeBrun.

New Implants Could Treat Type 2 Diabetes Without Needles

New Implants Could Treat Type 2 Diabetes Without Needles Another condition that has resisted the implant approach is type 2 diabetes.But type 2 diabetes is more related to insulin insensitivity than it is to failure to produce insulin in the first place.

Single-Use Microfluidics Could Boost Men's Health Diagnostics

Single-Use Microfluidics Could Boost Men's Health Diagnostics And we use microfluidics equipment to test for a huge variety of diagnostically important things, including antibodies, blood gases, blood chemistry, and even cancer cells.This is the field Theranos died on, because it claimed it could use just a few microliters of blood to conduct a whole battery of tests.