Tag: Exclusive

High Tech Solution to Inhaler Compliance: Interview with Arik Anderson, CEO of Adherium

Patients taking inhaled medications, particularly those with asthma, have to comply with the prescribed regimen in order to achieve optimal results. As anyone in medical practice knows, medication compliance among patients can be remarkably low. Adherium, a company based in Auckland, New Zealand, has come up with technology to tackle this issue for (Read more...)

Medgadget’s Best of CES 2018

CES 2018 is over. We assessed the many health-related gadgets that were shown off by a myriad of companies, concluded our deliberations, and now is the time to present the winners of Medgadget’s Best of CES 2018. We extend our congratulations to the winners! SmartSleep from Philips Here’s an exciting device with a huge potential to (Read more...)

DIY In-Home Environmental Assessments with yogi by Live Pure, Interview with CEO Greg Sancoff

While consumers have long been able to buy a variety of tests for in-home assessment of environmental contaminants, a new company, Live Pure, is seeking to simplify the effort required to perform these assessments with yogi, an all-in-one test kit. The new product is designed to deliver peace of mind to consumers concerned about their […]

The AliveCor KardiaBand: A Medgadget Review

In 2012, Mountain View-based AliveCor released KardiaMobile, a smartphone-connected device that could wirelessly record a single-lead ECG (aka EKG). KardiaMobile, however, is not just another novelty gadget for quantified selfers; it’s an FDA-approved Class 2 medical device that pairs with AliveCor’s comprehensive cardiac rhythm analysi (Read more...)

New and Improved Power Delivery for Implants: Interview with Cambridge Consultants’ John Genova

As technological advances in implant design get more and more impressive, one hurdle seems to persist. How can you efficiently deliver power within the body? Many contemporary implants rely on single-use batteries while others require regular recharging, a process that is generally a frustrating one. Using a bulky charging device, one must synchron (Read more...)

DreamPort Sleep Solution for CPAP Therapy Without a Mask: Interview with Inventor, Bleep CEO Stuart Heatherington

Continuous positive air pressure (CPAP) therapy is impressively effective for treating obstructive sleep apnea, a condition that can lead to high blood pressure, increased chances of stroke, diabetes, and other health issues. But, while CPAP therapy works really well, it also has an incredibly poor rate of patient compliance. Very few, if any, pati (Read more...)

TeloYears Genetic Test Kit: Product Review

A few months ago, Medgadget spoke with Jason Shelton, CEO of Telomere Diagnostics (TDx) about the new company’s TeloYears genetic test. Compared to other genetic tests, TeloYears assesses an individual’s telomeres, a biomarker that changes with age. TDx’s goal is to provide consumers a new way to quantify their aging progress thro (Read more...)

Heart Rate Variability, A Real-Time Method of Health Monitoring: An Interview with Jason Moore of Elite HRV

Elite HRV, creators of a heart rate variability (HRV) app and platform, has recently launched CorSense, their new HRV device, on Kickstarter that raised $100,000 within the first 48 hours. The company’s popular HRV app is available for download on your mobile device. HRV is a complex biomarker that acts as a comprehensive “check-engine (Read more...)

Medgadget’s Best Medical Technologies of 2017

The year 2017 is coming to a close, and as in years past, we look back with excitement at the medical technologies that have been gracing the pages of Medgadget. As usual, there are trends that have revealed themselves, with many research teams around the world working on similar technologies. There are also new devices […]

Medgadget’s Best Medical Technologies of 2017

The year 2017 is coming to a close, and as in years past, we look back with excitement at the medical technologies that have been gracing the pages of Medgadget. As usual, there are trends that have revealed themselves, with many research teams around the world working on similar technologies. There are also new devices […]

Exponential Medicine 2017 Day 1 & 2 Conference Overview: Virtual Reality, Transcriptomics, and an Exciting Announcement by the ACS

Welcome to Medgadget’s overview of this year’s Exponential Medicine (ExMed) conference by Singularity University (SU), which took place, for its fifth year in a row, in San Diego, CA at the Hotel Del Coronado last month. This year ExMed brought together innovators from nearly 40 countries to discuss the technologies and trends rein (Read more...)

Surgical Sealants and Beyond: Interview with Christophe Bancel, CEO and Co-Founder of Gecko Biomedical

Medgadget recently reported that Gecko Biomedical, a biomedical start-up based in Paris, France received CE mark approval for their SETALUM Surgical sealant. The bioinspired polymer sealant is cured on-demand using light and can supplement conventional sutures during vascular surgery. The material is biodegradable, bioresorbable, and biocompatible, (Read more...)