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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. 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. 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. 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. more

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In this new regular supplement Reece Armstrong, reporter on our sister title, Digital Health Age will examine the impact that digital technologies are having on healthcare and covers the sector’s latest and most important developments. more

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As the European wearable medical device market blossoms, batteries must adapt, Accutronics says. more

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A £2.5 million appeal has been launched by charity Autism Together to fund a digital health project to help care for those with severe autism. more

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On the afternoon of day one over at the Healthtech Stage, Dr Tom Harvey, strategic programmes manager, Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) will offer insights into the advancements taking place for wearable and hybrid printable electronics. more

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Neil Oliver, technical marketing manager of professional battery manufacturer Accutronics explains how portable and wearable technology is supporting the future of military medical devices. more

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Researchers from the University of Glasgow have developed a wearable sensor that could help people with chronic conditions avoid the discomfort of pin-prick blood tests. more

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Design service company, Semiconductor Ideas to the Market (ItoM), is expanding into the wearable biometrics market with the launch of its new sister company, ItoM Medical. more

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Wearable and implantable technology could give hope to some three million people living with COPD, but there remain key questions around safety, reliability and cost, writes professor Guang-Zhong Yang. more

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Erik Janssen, vice president Global New Patient Solutions Neurology at UCB, discusses how new technologies are helping patients with neurological conditions. more

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Consumer fitness brand Fitbit kicked off 2018 with the news that it has made a $6 million investment in Sano, a company developing a patch for monitoring blood sugar. more

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A US electronics firm was picked by Qualcomm to design and manufacture sensors for a pioneering new single-use biometric wearable for gathering health data. more

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Find out what was on offer at this year's Compamed and Medica trade fair. more

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The future of wearables may not lie in the hardware developed by the likes of Fitbit and Samsung but in smart tattoos. more

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A new technique combines precision printing of stretchable conductive inks with pick-and-place manufacturing of electronic components to make flexible, wearable sensors. more

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Shimmer Sensing is a specialist in clinical-grade wearable sensing systems. Martina Donohue, marketing manager at Shimmer spoke to MTI’s Dave Gray about the rapidly evolving landscape. more

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Ronan Benson, senior industrial designer at Galway-based medical devices design and manufacturing group Synecco explains why you can’t afford to ignore integrated smart technologies. more

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