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Stanford engineers have developed a way to detect physiological signals emanating from the skin with sensors that stick like band-aids and beam wireless readings to a receiver clipped onto clothing. Read more

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A new wearable technology uses nudge theory to match consumer products to an individual’s genotype and encourage better habits. But patenting such advanced technology isn’t easy, as Robert Lind from Marks and Clerk explains. Read more

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Michael Garry from Amada Miyachi Europe discusses a growing trend in preventative health in wearable technology, and how engineers of such devices must find solutions to make medical technology flexible and durable. Read more

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Scientists at Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences in Krems, Austria (KL Krems) are currently developing a tool that collects psychological data as part of a study of laughter in everyday life. Read more

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Stretchable electronics is emerging as a promising new technology for next-generation wearable devices, according to a review published in Science and Technology of Advanced Materials. Read more

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Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) is working alongside ItoM Medical BV and Blumorpho to support the development of a wearable medical device focused upon improving treatment for children with uncontrolled asthma. Read more

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Arrow Electronics in conjunction with Analog Devices' comprehensive portfolio of technology and design solutions are helping shape the future of healthcare equipment and device designs. Read more

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Exhibitors are starting to register for Medica 2019 as planning is underway for the trade show that takes place in Düsseldorf in November. Read more

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Sensor manufacturer Sensirion and pump technology specialist Quantex will be presenting a concept study in the field of infusion technology at this year’s MD&M West. Read more

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As the annual Web Summit conference arrived in Lisbon in late 2018, it brought with it healthcare start-ups and medical technologies from around the globe to offer a glimpse into the wide-ranging future of medical technology. Read more

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Scientists from the University of Vermont have found that wearable sensors could help detect anxiety and depression in young children. Read more

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The future of wearables in health and wellness and how to design meaningful technology for the real world was discussed at the GIANT Health expo in London. Read more

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Patients with long-term health conditions are willing and able to track their own health with technology, with the trend set to grow according to a study from Lenus Health. Read more

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Wearable technology could expand the electrophysiology market to $2.6bn by 2028, according to analysis from GlobalData. Read more

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Medica gets underway in Dusseldorf, Germany from 12th November and lasts for four days. The Med-Tech Innovation News team has picked out five things you should look out for if you’re going along to the trade fair. Read more

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Here, MTI's sister-title Digital Health Age sits down with CEO and co-founder of EyeControl, Or Retzkin to discuss the device and where the inspiration came from to help Locked-In patients. Read more

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A new wearable device is hoping to improve the lives of people with Locked-In Syndrome by helping them to communicate with their loved ones. Read more

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Erik Janssen, vice president Global New Patient Solutions Neurology at UCB talks about why advancements in big data and analytics might be the key to helping patients with epilepsy. Read more

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Sleep is one of the most important aspects of our health but for many of us, getting those much-needed hours of shuteye is either difficult or all too often neglected. Read more

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A healthtech start-up which has developed a wearable device to help people manage their mental wellbeing has secured £200,000 in funding from NPIF-Mercia Equity Finance. Read more

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