Tagged wearables


Sanofi uses wearables to assess allergy sufferers sleep patterns

Life sciences company Sanofi has announced the results of a social experiment designed to assess the sleep activity of allergy sufferers. The test was different to a clinical study and Sanofi state that it was ‘non-scientific’. Speaking to MobiHealthNews, Heather Guzzi senior manager of North America Communications at Sanofi said: “Overall, it was truly a…


The world of clinical trials & digital health

The emergence of mobile, digital, and wearable devices has marked a shift in the way technology inhabits our everyday lives. At the touch of a button, many of us can find out the latest news, contact our loved ones, or trawl through a plethora of apps designed to capture our attention. Technology has bled into…


Wearable Technology Show returns for its fourth year

Europe’s biggest event for wearables, connected technology and VR & AR is returning to London in March. The Wearable Technology Show will be taking place at the ExCel Convention Centre on 7-8 March for its fourth outing. This year the show has strengthened its focus on digital health, launching the Digital Health Technology Show as…


Optical sensor developed amongst the world’s smallest

One of the world’s smallest optical blood-flow sensors for wearable devices and smartphones has been developed by manufacturer Kyocera. The sensor, which measures the volume of blood flow in subcutaneous tissue, is intended to be used within a variety of mobile health applications, Kyocera say. It could be used to help monitor stress levels, prevent…


Data vs doctors: What does the future hold for the medical profession?

With the rapid progression in wearable devices and a greater global reliance on big data, the role of the GP is changing dramatically. But what does it mean for our trust in human decisions and the accuracy of diagnoses? Greg McEwen, partner at insurance law specialist BLM, explores what the future might hold for the…

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