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Gatorade Thinks Beyond the Bottle

According to Xavi Cortadellas, Gatorade’s senior director of global innovation and design, Gatorade is in the process of launching a sophisticated digital program that is designed to deliver personal tracking and nutrition. “We want to help athletes better fuel themselves, to have better health and nutrition. The more regimented they are on what they are eating and what they are …

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OneRing To Rule Them All: 15 Year Old Entrepreneur Aims To Redefine Parkison’s Data Capture

Utkarsh Tandon is just your typical Silicon Valley teenager, creating a breakthrough medtech device that can measure a range of Parkison’s tremors and send the data via Bluetooth to an iPhone. According to his KickStarter campaign, OneRing has “intelligent machine learning technology has been trained to model various Parkinson’s movement patterns including dyskinesia, bradykinesia, and tremor in order to generate …

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Anywhere Ultrasound: Philips Lumify Is A Game-changer

The portable ultrasound market has seen dramatic progress over the last few years, but the new Philips Lumify device, a small handheld wand that connects to a smartphone – takes things to a whole new level. Priced with a $199 a month subscription basis, this anywhere health device, which recently received FDA clearance, promises to redefine how and where and …

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Anywhere Neuroradiology: Stroke Diagnosis on Your Smartphone

A recent study conducted by the Mayo Clinic found that Resolution MD’s Neuroradiology app was effective for the remote diagnosis of stroke. The study essentially found that physicians on their smartphone were able to match the diagnostic accuracy and reliability of physicians using traditional desktop systems. “CT head interpretations of telestroke network patients by vascular neurologists using ResolutionMD on smartphones …

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Mango Health CEO Interview: Driving Compliance via Mobile

Mango Health is a startup that is focused on improving patient compliance by leveraging mobile gaming technology. Using numerous insights gained from social gaming, the team aims to provide ongoing incentives to help patients stay the course with their particular treatment regimens. Jason Oberfest, Mango Health CEO and former executive of gaming network Ngmoco, believes that with the right incentives, …

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Instant Heart Rate App From Azumio

Available in both the iOS and Android app marketplace, the Instant Heart Rate app from Azumio not only works as advertised, but provides immediate information satisfaction! The install takes under a minute, and the app couldn’t be any simpler. Click “measure”, place your finger over your phones’ camera, and wait 10 seconds for the results. The app uses the camera …

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Microscopy and Spectroscopy on a Cell Phone

Researchers at the Center for Biophotonics, University of California, Davis, Medical Center in Sacramento have announced a new low cost lens that will power cell phone based microscopy and spectroscopy. The team experimented with off-the-shelf  ball lenses, which are finely polished glass spheres. They believe with mass production the cost of these lens will drop significantly, making cell phone microscopy …