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Connected Health Newsletter Archives: July 2018

 
 
Stanford researchers develop wearable that measures cortisol in sweat




By drawing in a bit of sweat, a patch developed by researchers at Stanford University can reveal how much cortisol a person is producing. Cortisol is known as the stress hormone but is involved in many important physiological functions.
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Apple Watch synchronises workout with music




Runners can display their heartbeat and running data and play music directly from an Apple Watch series three thanks to technology from Moov, Hong Kong's largest digital music service.
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IBM uses AI to detect liver cancer




IBM is working with French medical imaging company Guerbet to use artificial intelligence to hep doctors detect liver cancer.
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CeQur takes control of Calibra insulin-delivery wearable




Swiss firm CeQur has acquired selected assets of Calibra Medical, one of the Johnson & Johnson diabetes care companies. The transaction includes an exclusive worldwide licence for the OneTouch Via wearable, on-demand insulin-delivery system.
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Geisinger and AstraZeneca enable remote asthma monitoring




Geisinger has partnered pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca to improve asthma care by creating a suite of products that integrate into the electronic health record. The goal is to engage patients and providers in co-managing the disease, especially during intervals between doctor visits.
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Wearable predicts correct time to go to toilet




Japan-based Triple W is taking pre-orders in the USA for a connected wearable device that can track the progression of bladder movements using a non-invasive ultrasonic sensor.
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SQN real-time analytics tool suits clinical research




SQN Clinical has launched a health analytics tool that provides clinical professionals with a clear picture of the entire trial process and all collected data, whenever and wherever they need it.
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Intel predicts widespread adoption of AI in healthcare




US healthcare leaders expect the widespread adoption of artificial intelligence by 2023, according to an Intel survey. But trust is still a barrier.
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How Amazon and Google can help dementia patients




Smart virtual assistants such as Amazon Echo and Google Home should be developed in co-operation with dementia patients, carers and the National Health Service, according to the UK’s Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
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Korea Telecom begins telemedicine pilot in Russia




Korea Telecom (KT) has launched a digital pilot project in Russia to enable remote medical diagnosis and treatment among hospitals, in partnership with Russian Railways and Seoul National University Bundang Hospital.
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Alibaba and Merck collaborate on patient-centric healthcare




Chinese companies Merck and internet healthcare provider Alibaba Health aim to provide Chinese patients and their families with improved access to patient-centric healthcare services.
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Maxim platforms help designers create health wearables




Californian electronics company Maxim has created two platforms to help designers extract vital signs and raw data for their wearable products.
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Canadian researchers develop AI assistant for health monitoring

The National Research Council of Canada is working with Montreal-based Greybox to develop a virtual assistant that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to monitor health.
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Qardio brings smart remote monitoring to Greenway




California digital health company Qardio has integrated its QardioMD remote monitoring platform with Florida-based health IT firm Greenway Health's electronic health record and practice management systems.
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