Tag: Sports Medicine

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...)

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...)

LEVL Body Fat Breathalyzer: A Medgadget Review

We’re right in the middle of the holidays, which for most people means festive decorations, celebrations with friends and family, and an overabundance of food. At risk of looking a bit more like Santa Claus at the start of 2018, this editor embarked on a diet and exercise journey over the past several months to […]

Accurate Health Monitoring On The Go: Interview with Dr. Shourjya Sanyal, CEO of Think Biosolution

Think Biosolution is an Irish-based wearable technology company that was co-founded by Dr. Shourjya Sanyal and Koushik Kumar Nundy in March 2016. Their first product, the QuasaR, can measure heart rate, heart rate variability, respiratory rate, and blood oxygen saturation more accurately than any other photodiode-based sensor technology available o (Read more...)

Building Flexible Electronics from Scratch Using 3D Printers

Scientists from the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and Harvard University’s Wyss Institute have created a way to print flexible electronic devices. The development may herald future ubiquity of flexible body-worn products that can monitor various health parameters, provide therapy, and guide users in exercise and rehabilitation routines (Read more...)

Sensoria Health Powered by Genesis Rehab Services, a Partnership to Develop Smart Aging Solutions (Interview)

Another exciting announcement from Health 2.0 is a partnership between Sensoria and Genesis Rehab Services (GRS) to develop smart aging solutions under the name, “Sensoria Health powered by Genesis Rehab Services.” Sensoria is already known as a leading developer of smart footwear and clothing products based on the Sensoria Core microel (Read more...)

Smartfoam Can Measure Impacts in Football Helmets

Biomedical engineers at Brigham Young University have developed a nanocomposite “smartfoam” lining for football helmets, which measures impacts and can help coaches know if a player may have sustained a brain injury. Football players risk concussions during games. If a player is involved in a collision, it can be difficult to know wheth (Read more...)