The FDA has OK’ed a mobile device that measures a user’s CO intake. Combined with an mHealth app, the digital health platform can be used to help smokers kick the habit. Read more at mHealth Intelligence.
Researchers at Harvard and MIT are working on an mHealth sensor that can be tattooed onto the skin and change colors to denote dramatic changes in certain biomarkers, like glucose or sodium. Read more at mHealth Intelligence.
The FDA has approved a new mHealth device that allows diabetics to monitor their health without invasive daily finger pricks. Read more at mHealth Intelligence.
Dr. Rajesh Pahwa is using an mHealth wearable to gain a better understanding of what his Parkinson’s patients go through every day. In essence, he’s now ‘riding the roller coaster’ with them. Read more at mHealth Intelligence.
Teenage suicide is extremely difficult to predict. That’s why some experts are turning to machines for help.
Researchers from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center are testing an app in schools that analyzes language to determine whether teens are at risk for suicide. They call it Spreading Activation Mobile or “SAM.” Read more at The Washington Post.
Pact, an exercise application started in 2011, agreed to pay $940,000 as part of a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission after allegations that it defrauded users. The app asked users to set up “pacts,” or promises to exercise or… Read More ›
An mHealth study by USC’s Center for Body Computing argues that smartglasses can improve health and wellness and patient engagement, and they’re more comfortable than other wearables. Read more at mHealthIntelligence.
New mHealth technology aims to make the “lab-on-a-smartphone” a common tool for detecting and treating diseases, connecting patients to doctors and delivering mHealth to remote areas. Read more at mHealthIntelligence.
Smartphones are maligned for many things, but they might actually be helping improve the health of at least some users. Read more at eMarketer.