Tag: Sports Medicine


Improving the quality of high altitude medicine

February 26, 2018

Via: ScienceDaily Health

The aim of these guidelines is to standardise data capture in this area of research and thereby guarantee, and indeed improve the quality of clinical research. Scientists from Eurac Research led the evaluation and coordinated the group of experts. “Up […]

Innovation, Med Tech, Patient Experience

Patients and families save time and money with telemedicine visits

September 15, 2017

Via: The Medical News

Patients and families who use telemedicine for sports medicine appointments saved an average of $50 in travel costs and 51 minutes in waiting and visit time, according to a new study by Nemours Children’s Health System. Each telemedicine visit also […]


Medical News Today: Moving every 30 minutes may help you live longer

September 12, 2017

Via: Medical News Today

Getting up and out of your seat every 30 minutes could help to reduce the harms of sedentary behavior, according to a new study. Researchers found that adults in the United States spend more than 12 hours per day sitting […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

Wearable Wristband Painlessly Measures Glucose and Lactic Acid Levels

January 10, 2017

Via: Medgadget

In recent years, the annual CES in Las Vegas has been the place for companies to announce what they think will be the next greatest wearable. While we’ve typically been less than impressed with the new offerings in ktrack-glucose-back-ldpast years, […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

Highly Flexible and Adhesive Electronic Body Monitoring Patch

December 2, 2016

Via: Medgadget

Researchers from Purdue University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Oklahoma State University have developed an electronic patch that is extremely pliable and can be applied to the skin at just about any location and remain there without causing discomfort. […]


Heart specialists to examine benefit of ECG screening for student athletes

September 7, 2016

Via: The Medical News

UT Southwestern Medical Center heart specialists will study whether electrocardiograms (ECGs) are useful in identifying Texas high school student athletes who are at risk of suffering sudden cardiac death. Student athletes and band members from two North Texas high schools […]


Health tips to keep children safe and active in summer heat

August 5, 2016

Via: The Medical News

During the dog days of summer, when temperatures are holding steady around 90 degrees, it can be easy to let your children sit in front of the television while enjoying the cool of the air conditioning. But as the fall […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

First flexible wearable device can monitor biochemical, electric signals in human body

May 24, 2016

Via: The Medical News

Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed the first flexible wearable device capable of monitoring both biochemical and electric signals in the human body. The Chem-Phys patch records electrocardiogram (EKG) heart signals and tracks levels of lactate, […]