Monthly Archives: August 2015

NHS Pilots e-Consent Technology

In July the NHS began using tablet based Mytrus’ Enroll® in a clinical trial to give potential participants an overview that included simple, entertaining videos to reinforce key information. People read the informed consent document, answered questions to assess understanding

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Leo Pharma invests $3.4M in melanoma app

Amsterdam-based dermatology app maker SkinVision has raised $3.4 million in funding from Leo Pharma, along with contributions from SkinVision’s existing investor and majority stakeholder, the Dutch investment firm Personal Health Solutions Capital. SkinVision plans to extend the app’s functionality beyond analysis of

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FDA approves mobile glucose monitor

The FDA has approved the first continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system that sends data directly to a smartphone and does not require a separate receiver according to a release from Dexcom, the device’s creator. The G5 mobile CGM System uses

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Fitness tracking shirts now available from RL

Ralph Lauren’s new Polo Tech line shirt ‘merges biometrics into active lifestyle apparel’, the US clothing giant Ralph Lauren said in a statement. Developed with proprietary technology from Canadian-based OMsignal, the shirt has sensors knitted into it. These include a three-leads

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MyHeart app launched in UK

The first ResearchKit app to be made available to users outside of the US has launched in the UK. The MyHeart Counts app is now available to UK iPhone users allowing them to monitor their own heart health whilst participating in a large-scale

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iPad app helps schizophrenia patients

An app developed and tested by researchers at the University of Cambridge may improve the memory of patients with schizophrenia, helping them in their daily lives at work and living independently. A team of researchers, led by Professor Barbara Sahakian

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Apple Watch being used in Cancer Trials

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has become one of the first trusts in the UK to use the newly launched Apple Watch as part of patient care. A limited number of cancer patients at the London trust will have

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