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AI machine diagnoses skin cancer, could be used in smartphones

Scientists at Stanford University, USA, have developed a method for diagnosing skin cancer with artificial intelligence (AI) that could also be used in smartphones. Using...

UK’s NHS trials AI app as alternative to medical helpline

The UK National Health Service is to trial an artificially intelligent (AI) medical application in place of its NHS 111 non-emergency helpline. The app comes...

Connected medical devices improve patient engagement, but not for long

Automating health tracking using connected medical devices and apps can increase long-term patient engagement in health activities compared with manual tracking, according to a...

New mHealth sensor developed to monitor blood-flow with wearables

Kyocera Corporation claims to have manufactured one of the smallest known optical blood-flow sensors in the world through its research in mobile health (mHealth)...

Digital health adoption on the rise, says report by Rock Health

According to a report published this week, people are increasingly using wearable devices to become healthier and accessing websites for their digital health information. It...

China leads the US in connected health device adoption, Ipsos claims

According to a recent survey by market research company Ipsos, China is leading the way when it comes to connected health technology adoption. The survey,...

Orbita looks to empower patients with Amazon’s Alexa

Orbita has created a tool that allows healthcare organizations to build voice assistants for patients in their home. The company, which provides software solutions for...

Japanese city uses IoT, tracks dementia patients through QR codes

A city in Japan is using barcodes attached to patients' fingers and toes as a tagging system for tracking elderly dementia sufferers. The barcodes, which...

Businesses brace for ripple effect as consumers abandon wearables

Consumers are abandoning wearables in their droves, largely because they do not find them useful, get bored of them or they break, according a...

Digital transformation in housing must meet the needs of older generations

Appello's chief technology officer (CTO) Carl Atkey, explains why digital transformation is needed to improve the quality of housing and care for the elderly. We’re...

IoT in action as NHS England trials remote patient monitoring

Reliq Health is working with NHS England to check up on patients in Imperial College Hospital pilot. NHS England is piloting a remote patient monitoring...

US government to fund research into smart clothing for emergency staff

The US government department of Homeland Security is investing in wearables that monitor the health of emergency crew in real-time. The US government has launched...