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US DoD tests Abbott mhealth tech for detecting brain damage

The US Department of Defense (DoD) is conducting a clinical trial of Illinois-based Abbott Laboratories’ mhealth point-of-care blood test technology that can assess brain injuries within minutes, using only a few drops of a patient's blood.
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Preventice uses real-world data to validate wearable ECG monitoring

At this month’s Heart Rhythm conference in California, Texas-based Preventice presented clinical data to validate wearable technology using machine learning and artificial intelligence for detecting atrial fibrillation.
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Caremindr patient monitor taps smartphone features

The latest version of California start-up Caremindr’s remote patient monitoring platform uses recently added biometric capabilities of smartphones.
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Etsi releases specification for smart body area networks


European standards body Etsi has released specification for smart body area networks (BANs) to facilitate ehealth.
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KTH develops wearable tech to diagnose from blood and sweat

Researchers at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden have developed a multifaceted measuring technology that can detect a number of conditions in the human body by measuring blood and sweat using sensors woven into clothing.
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Wearables wanted to help mine workers stay hydrated

The Telfer gold and copper mines in Western Australia are offering $10,000 in a competition to find wearable technology that will monitor worker hydration levels and reduce toilet breaks.
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California researchers develop wearable patch to cool the body

Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a wearable patch that could provide personalised cooling and heating at home, work or on the go.
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