Learn all about medical wearables and the medical wearables market – from smartwatches and smart patches to health monitors and activity trackers.

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The insoles could prevent amputations caused by diabetic foot ulcers.
A research team has developed wirelessly driven smart contact lens technology that can detect diabetes and further treat diabetic retinopathy just by wearing them.

Royal Philips has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its wearable...

The smart toilet automatically sends data extracted from any sample to a secure, cloud-based system.
Mobile health devices can help with screening and detection.
The affordable monitoring system can easily be implemented to provide clinical-grade care in nearly any setting.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
E-Skin Powered by Sweat Can Monitor Health
A researcher has developed an electronic skin that is applied directly on top of real skin.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Flexible, Powerful, Fast Bioelectronic Devices
Researchers are working to use unique properties of materials to develop novel electronic devices that allow efficient interaction with biological substrates — specifically neural networks and the brain.
The patch can deliver cardiac cell-derived healing factors directly to the site of heart attack injury.

The proliferation of wearable robotics and exoskeletons is earnestly underway around the world. In virtually any area of one’s personal...

Device could help doctors remotely detect changes in patients.
The new device automatically manages glucose levels and delivers needed insulin quickly.
For wearable devices to function as intended, they need to have a secure, reliable hold for the desired duration of use.

FDA has issued multiple emergency use authorizations, loosened regulations for telemedicine, and eased the requirements for production...

The stretchable fabric is embroidered with conductive threads that provide excellent signal-to-noise ratio.
The new method could be a breakthrough treatment of myocardial infarction.

Researchers at the University of California, Irvine, have developed a tool that could be instrumental in “tracing and tracking individuals” in order to identify those who need...

LauzHack — an online hackathon held by an EPFL student association in early April — proved to be a big hit. Over 100 project teams worked day and night to develop applications for...

Researchers have developed an artificial intelligence-based system that can listen to your cough and indicate whether you have COVID-19. With the new Coughvid app, developed by five researchers at EPFL’s...

LifeSignals Group Inc. has announced that a single use, wireless biosensor patch for the early detection and monitoring of coronavirus...

The mobile health tool plugs into a phone to diagnose illnesses such as coronavirus.

Biomedical engineers have demonstrated that while different wearable technologies, like smartwatches and fitness trackers, can accurately measure heart rate...

To develop a better adhesive alternative, researchers turned to a polymer: poly (vinyl alcohol) (PVA).
The sensor has remarkable sensitivity, allowing the wearer to detect the light brush of a feather.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Prototype Patch Acts Like Heart Tissue
The patch mimics electrical signaling of the heart.

Researchers have designed a tiny portable lab device that plugs into a phone, connecting it automatically to a doctor’s office through a custom app. With a single drop of blood or...

A noninvasive, wearable, magnetic brain stimulation device could improve motor function in stroke patients. In an initial clinical trial of 30 chronic ischemic...

Engineers have created the first neural implant that can be both programmed and charged remotely with a magnetic field. Their breakthrough may make possible embedded devices like...

The sensor allows for quick recovery and reuse of the platform.

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