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Fitbit and Solera Health tackle type-two diabetes




Arizona-based integrated benefit network Solera Health hopes to reduce the risk of type-two diabetes by using the Fitbit platform to encourage positive behaviour changes, such as increased physical activity and weight loss.
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Apple maintains lead in growing wearables market




Apple has maintained a strong lead in a wearable device market that grew 31.4% worldwide during the fourth quarter of 2018, reaching a high of 59.3 million units, according to data from IDC.
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Fujitsu integrates Maxim heart rate sensor in smartphone




Californian electronics company Maxim Integrated has announced that its Max 30101 heart-rate sensor has been integrated into the F-01L Raku Raku smartphone from Fujitsu.
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Canadian firms collaborate on AI for healthcare




Canadian companies Agent Health and Vooban are collaborating to develop artificial intelligence for the healthcare and life sciences sectors in Quebec.
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Start-up develops smart temperature monitor




Austrian start-up SteadySense has developed FemSense, a smart temperature measuring device for medical applications such as identifying fertile days when trying to have a baby or for patient monitoring in hospitals.
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N-Side suite optimises clinical trial process




Belgian software consulting company N-Side has launched an applications suite that uses analytics and machine learning to optimise the clinical trial process.
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Virtual consultation rooms connect patients with doctors




Virtual life-sized consultation rooms could be appearing in airports and hotels following six years of development by Florida-based OnMed. The rooms use thermal imaging and facial recognition to connect patients securely with doctors.
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