The Apple Watch was able to detect irregular heart pulse rates that could signal the need for further monitoring for a serious heart rhythm problem, according to data from a large study funded by Apple Inc.

Amazon’s Dash – a tiny brand-emblazoned device that took “one click” to the extreme – may be the ultimate example of how a company has been able to use technology in such a way as to make a particular choice practically invisible to the customer.

The pharma industry is on the verge of translating their wearables data into long-term and impactful approaches solutions to improve health.

Although SXSW 2016 lacked a major platform launch, it did further the tech discussion in key areas.

Fitness trackers may be a trendy way to monitor every step we take, but these gadgets are actually pretty bad at keeping tabs on how much energy we burn, a new study suggests.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – Google Inc. is stepping closer to developing a device to draw blood for medical testing without needles, Wired reported Monday morning. The Internet giant filed a patent application Dec. 3 on a gas-based system designed to draw blood from a fingertip to be used to test blood sugar levels. According to […]

(Reuters Health) – People who are inactive for hours on end each day may face an increased risk of diabetes and heart disease even if they also get regular exercise, a U.S. study confirms. While the study wasn’t designed to prove that a sedentary lifestyle causes heart disease or diabetes, the link between inactivity and […]

07/21/2015 Collaboration Enables Use of Actionable, Patient-Generated Data in Clinical Trials from Extensive Range of mHealth Sensors, Wearables and Apps   NEW YORK, N.Y. and Durham, N.C. – July 21, 2015 – Medidata (NASDAQ: MDSO), the leading global provider of cloud-based solutions for clinical research in life sciences, and Validic, the healthcare industry’s leading digital health platform, today […]

Korea’s startup landscape remains partial to gaming. Demand has been growing at such a staggering clip that the industry now accounts for 90% of the country’s mobile app revenues. The government is also providing financial assistance — to the tune of $90 million — to help shoulder rising demand. But though many welcome such incentives, the figures […]

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/25m5fl/u_s_wearable) has announced the addition of the “U.S. Wearable Sensors Market – Growth, Trends & Forecasts (2014-2020)” report to their offering. The U.S. wearable sensors market is expected to increase to $100.35 million by 2018 at a CAGR of 46.87% over the period 2014-2020 Wearable sensors are embedded in wearable devices […]