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Un bracelet capteur de sueur pourrait révolutionner les diagnostics médicaux

From www.europe1.fr

SANTÉ - Cet outil permettrait un diagnostic et un traitement plus efficace de pathologies comme la mucoviscidose ou le diabète.
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In Hong Kong, pets also wear fitness trackers

From www.youtube.com

Wearable technology for dogs and cats is becoming increasingly popular in Hong Kong, where health conscious pet owners enjoy splurging on their pets. 

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This NHS wearable knows when you're getting sick and alerts your doctor

From www.wired.co.uk

NHS Fife and NHS Lothian will trial snap40's wearable to constantly monitor patients
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Un bracelet connecté analyse la sueur en temps réel pour un diagnostic plus précoce #hcsmeufr

From www.lespecialiste.be

Non, ce n'est pas de recherches "secrètes" pour  l'Apple watch dont il est ici question ici mais d'un bracelet biocapteur capable d'analyser très rapidement la sueur et permettre un diagnostic plus précoce de pathologies comme la mucoviscidose ou le diabète.

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Le baromètre : comment les pharmaciens et les médecins perçoivent-ils les objets connectés - Presse et enquêtes - DirectMedica

From www.directmedica.com

Découvrez la nouvelle édition du baromètre réalisé par Direct Medica sur la vision des pharmaciens sur les objets connectés. Cette année le baromètre compare la vision des pharmaciens et des médecins.
Ce baromètre a été présenté à Pharmagora avec le Moniteur des pharmacies, Egora en partenariat avec Medappcare…

Helene Decourteix's curator insight, April 20, 11:59 AM
perception et usage des objets connectés par les pharmaciens et médecins

Le premier capteur implantable de mesure du glucose en continu arrive en France - Diabete-Infos.fr

From diabete-infos.fr

Roche Diabetes Care annonce l’arrivée en France du premier capteur implantable de mesure du glucose en continu : Eversense.
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More “Star Trek” Tech In Real Life: The Qualcomm Tricorder XPrize

From www.fastcompany.com

An American team of scientists and engineers just won the five-year-old, $10 million Qualcomm Tricorder XPrize.
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IOT Security - ICCT College of Engineering

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IoT Security John Patrick Lita Information Security Consultant
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15 objets connectés qui vous permettront de surveiller facilement votre santé

From dailygeekshow.com

De nos jours, de nombreux objets connectés permettent un contrôle et une surveillance de notre santé. Ces objets sont de plus en plus polyvalents et sont dotés de nombreuses
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Medical devices: Better regulation for Europe

From market-it.fr

French breast implant manufacturer PIP’s decision to put dangerous gels in their products is one example of recent scandals involving medical devices. The European Parliament wants greater sc…
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Upright Go : le démiurge du mal de dos

From www.influencia.net

Face au mal de dos, fléau de l’Homme moderne, Upright Technologies est sur le point de devenir notre démiurge avec Upright Go, son peti
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Pet Wearable Market Demand for Devices Providing Medical Diagnosis - BizPR.co.uk | UK Free Press Release and Distribution centre

From bizpr.co.uk

Pet wearable market is presently in its nascent stage, holds significant potential in the ensuing years; pet wearables market to grow at a CAGR of 12.0%,
Klodeko's curator insight, April 15, 2:25 PM
North America and Europe are expected to be the major markets for pet wearable.

Earmo : un thermomètre médical connecté. -

From www.planet-sansfil.com

Earmo est le fruit d’un développement de la startup bongMi. Il s’agit d’un thermomètre auditif conçu pour offrir un moyen ultra simple de prendr
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Les Français sont de plus en plus connectés, notamment les plus âgés

From www.pleinevie.fr

Les Français ne cessent d'utiliser les outils numériques dans leur vie quotidienne. C'est encore plus vrai pour les plus de 70 ans dont la consommation numérique a littéralement explosé en 2016.

loicpharma's curator insight, April 18, 6:54 AM
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Les outils pour mieux gérer le diabète se multiplient

From www.lesechos.fr

Dispositifs médicaux et applications mobiles sont au cœur de l’innovation. Leur absence de prise en charge pénalise toutefois les malades.
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Les objets connectés de santé n'ont toujours pas de cadre juridique spécifique

From www.atelier.net

Notion d’éthique, anonymisation… L’usage des objets connectés nécessite encore qu’un travail soit effectué du point de vue réglementaire afin de protéger l’utilisateur et le patient.
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Apple Watch Nerds Working on Prickless Glucose Monitoring Sensor

From www.cnbc.com

Apple has hired a small team of biomedical engineers to work at a nondescript office in Palo Alto, miles from corporate headquarters. They are part of a super secret initiative, initially envisioned by the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, to develop sensors that can non-invasively and continuously monitor blood sugar levels to better treat diabetes, according to three people familiar with the matter.

 

Such a breakthrough would be a "holy grail" for life sciences. Many life sciences companies have tried and failed, as it's highly challenging to track glucose levels accurately without piercing the skin.

 

The initiative is far enough along that Apple has been conducting feasibility trials at clinical sites across the Bay Area and has hired consultants to help it figure out the regulatory pathways, the people said.

 

… speculation has been flying around since the company snapped up about a dozen biomedical experts from companies like Vital Connect, Masimo Corp, Sano, Medtronic, and C8 Medisensors. Some of these people joined the secretive team dedicated to glucose, sources said, while others are on Apple Watch team.

 

One of the people said that Apple is developing optical sensors, which involves shining a light through the skin to measure indications of glucose. Accurately detecting glucose levels has been such a challenge that one of the top experts in the space, John L. Smith, described it as "the most difficult technical challenge I have encountered in my career." The space is littered with failures, as Smith points out, but that hasn't stopped companies from continuing to attempt to crack this elusive opportunity.

 

To succeed would cost a company "several hundred millions or even a billion dollars," DexCom executive chairman Terrance Gregg previously told Reuters.

 

The breakthrough would be a boon for millions of people with diabetes, spur new medical research and open up a potential market for consumers to track their blood sugar for health and wellness insights. It could turn the Apple Watch into a "must have" rather than a "nice to have" for people who would benefit from an easier way to track their blood sugar.

 

Apple isn't the only technology company eyeing opportunities in the space. Verily, Google's life sciences team, is currently working on a "smart" contact lens to measure blood sugar via the eye (but read “Google’s ‘Smart Lens’ for Glucose Monitoring Not Such a Smart Idea After All!”) and it partnered up with DexCom in 2015 to develop a glucose-sensing device no bigger than a bandage.

 

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Pharma Guy's curator insight, April 13, 7:33 AM

Non-invasive glucose monitoring devises are being called the holy grail for “treating” diabetes. To be more precise, such a device would be part of treatment that warns patients when their glucose level is too high or too low. Patients will still have to inject themselves with insulin, the dosage of which may perhaps be determined by the device. That, of course, would require FDA approval as a medical device. The TRUE holy grail would be a device that monitors glucose levels AND automatically delivers the proper dose as needed – i.e., an artificial pancreas.

We may have finally cracked glucose-tracking contact lenses

From www.wareable.com

We're fascinated by the idea of bringing medical-grade devices to market - and it is happening - but the long promise of a contact lens capable of tracking glucose levels is yet to be fulfilled, despite Google and others beavering away. Now, a crack squad of engineers at Oregon State University reckon they're almost there.…
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The Big Kardia Review and the Evolution of Digital Health - The Medical Futurist

From medicalfuturist.com

Kardia was the very first health sensor I have ever used, and I was fortunate enough to follow its evolution. Now, the company, AliveCor sent me their latest version of the Kardia Mobile heart health monitor. Check out my review below! The progress of a health sensor Alivecor has a special meaning to me, since …
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AliveCor unveils an AI stroke prevention platform, inks $30 million from Omron and the Mayo Clinic

From techcrunch-com.cdn.ampproject.org

Medtech startup AliveCor announced this morning it has pulled in $30 million from Omron Healthcare and the Mayo Clinic and is launching an artificially intelligent stroke prevention platform for do…
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Ce que le sommeil des éléphants nous apprend sur le nôtre

From theconversation.com

En étudiant le sommeil des animaux, nous pouvons comprendre comment améliorer le sommeil chez l’homme, mais aussi ajuster nos stratégies de protection des espèces menacées.
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Objets connectés et big data : deux clés pour l’e-santé 

From blog.econocom.com

Deux mondes, celui des objets connectés de quantified self et celui des recherches en santé avec l’exploitation des données numériques se sont mis parallèlement en marche depuis une dizaine d’années. Avec pour finalité d’appliquer les progrès des technologies numériques au bien-être et à la médecine de demain.

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How Wearables Are Revolutionizing Healthcare Services? | An Infographic

From www.algoworks.com

Wearables are widely used and many healthcare providers are in tune with the wearable health technology market. From smart watches to fitness bands to Google Glass, wearables are widely adopted by consumers.We have collected data and statistics on the trends of wearables and health technology market from various sources and prepared a infographics which depicts healthcare industry scenarios in collaboration of technology.
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Your Smartwatch is Not a Doctor | Cancer Network

From www.cancernetwork.com

Wearing a smartwatch on your wrist to track your health? It can't be used for a credible medical opinion, says this doctor.
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Objets connectés de santé, du concept à l’usage par les professionnels de santé

From www.hospitalia.fr

Les médecins, pharmaciens, infirmiers, masseurs-kinésithérapeutes... sont-ils prêts à s’approprier les objets connectés de santé ? Quels sont les freins à surmonter et les handicaps à dépasser
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