Johnson & Johnson is moving out from the diabetes business and sold its Calibra product (marketed as OneTouch Via, but never launched) to a 10-year-old company named CeQur, which was already working on a similar insulin-delivery wearable. The terms and conditions of this deal have not yet been yet disclosed, but CeQur has attained an exclusive worldwide license for this technology.
A study report published in Nature's Digital Medicine partner journal shows that the wearable monitor Fitbit Charge HR could assess the health condition of cancer patients and predict their adverse events.
San Francisco-based company iBeat, an mHealth wearable development company has announced new funding from form SCOR Life & Transamerica Ventures and Health Ventures for its mHealth devices, Heart Watch which continuously monitors the heart.. iBeat did not state what the total amount was, only that the investments round was “upward of seven figures”.
The company also announced that it service has recorded 10,000 pregnancies amongst its users. Ava launched its first wearable in 2016 and announced that the bracelet can detect a new pregnancy. Although it can be also be used to evade pregnancy.
The company announced that the innovative product, whose technological details are not known yet, is undergoing clinical trials in five cities across the world. The patent-pending invention is based on open standards software and cloud-based analytics. The system gives users real-time notifications and cloud-based AI solutions.
The mRhythm Study, an initiative of Cardiogram, the startup involved in providing a workable roadmap to the heart rate data of Apple Watch, has shown that atrial fibrillations can be detected with 97 percent accuracy through algorithms.
The University Of Kansas Medical Center is partnering with Garmin Health to foster innovation and better understand on how healthcare wearables can help in the detection and management of significant medical conditions. Their first research will focus on cardiac care and sleep apnea.
Fitbit announced yesterday that it plans to utilize Google’s new Cloud Healthcare API, in order to continue its push into the world of serious healthcare devices. It’s a bit of a no-brainer as far as partnerships go.
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