Tag: wearable device

Innovation, Medical Devices

Wearable atrial fibrillation detection device hits production lines

June 8, 2023

Via: Medical Device Network

Lithuanian company Teltonika has initiated mass production of its smart medical wristband for detecting irregularities in heart rhythm. The device called TeltoHeart developed when Kaunas University of Technology scientists, and representatives of Vilnius University, built an algorithm to detect atrial […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

Wearable adhesive patch sensor accurately predicted worsening heart failure

February 25, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Wearing a removable, adhesive patch sensor accurately predicted worsening heart failure and the need for hospitalization several days before heart failure hospitalization occurred among veterans with heart failure, according to research published today in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation: […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

Use of wearable device does not improve weight loss

September 21, 2016

Via: Medical News Today

Among overweight or obese young adults, the addition of a wearable technology device (that provided feedback on physical activity) to a standard behavioral intervention resulted in less weight loss over 24 months, according to a study appearing inJAMA. Effective long-term […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

Apple patent filing hints at wearable heart reader

August 17, 2016

Via: HealthcareITnews

Apple has filed a patent application for a wearable device that could record electrocardiographic (ECG) signals. An ECG device would be a logical progression from the Apple Watch, which the company launched in April 2015. Apple CEO Tim Cook said in May that […]