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ARMED (Advanced Risk Modelling for Early Detection), developed by HAS Technology, has been shortlisted as part of the Tomorrow’s Care Awards, an accolade that champions technology that benefits both staff members and end-users. Read more

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UK scientists are to investigate whether wearable robots could help people with multiple sclerosis (MS) get more exercise. Read more

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Ramya Sriram, digital content manager of online freelance platform for scientists Kolabtree, details five leading trends in medical technology. Read more

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A research team from Stanford University has developed a battery that relies on a plastic to store power more than flammable material used in conventional batteries. Read more

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A health Trust in Kent is pioneering a wristband for patients with breathing problems. Read more

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Wearables player Reliefband Technologies, has announced the unveiling of its new travel and sport therapeutic devices. Read more

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Withings has unveiled the ScanWatch – a clinically validated hybrid smartwatch which detects the risk of arrhythmia (AFib) and sleep apnoea. Read more

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GlobalData has identified the leading companies in skin patches for healthcare, suggesting that miniaturisation and lower costs of development will result in significant market growth and demand for wearable sensors in the market. Read more

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Maxim Integrated Products has introduced a solid-state, cuffless, blood pressure solution in a bid for more convenient monitoring – meeting Class II regulatory accuracy limits. Read more

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Drug packaging and medical devices solutions provider Datwyler is placing emphasis on digital health and wearables at Medica. Read more

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Theranica Bioelectronics, a bio-medical technology company developing advanced electroceuticals for migraine and other pain disorders, has forged a partnership with CEAR to recycle its smartphone-controlled prescribed wearable for migraines. Read more

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Phillips-Medisize is to manufacture a wearable drug and device combination product for a leading biotechnology player, the company has announced. Read more

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A falls prevention technology, developed in Scotland, has been announced as a finalist in the ITEC Awards. Read more

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Compamed will showcase the entire spectrum of supplier expertise for the medical technology industry in Düsseldorf this Novmeber. Read more

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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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