The Future of Healthcare Wearables: Who Will Win the Imbroglio?

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We were serious when we said that every week seems to see the launch of a new gadget that snaps onto your wrist or ankle and offers to map your run, count your pushups, track your heart rate, monitor your calories or even your exposure to UV…

Healthcare Wearables: Pharma Can Lead Where Tech Companies Fear to Tread

Tech firms are jumping into healthcare wearables feet first. From the Jawbone Up to Microsoft’s Healthband, the Fitbit Surge and Apple’s Watch, every week seems to see the launch of a new gadget that snaps onto your wrist or ankle and offers…

Stethoscopes to the Recycle Bin? Hold on Just a Heartbeat!

The development of new, more accurate and compact devices could soon consign the iconic Victorian stethoscope to the vault of medical history. Accompanying the stethoscope into the vault are the analog versions of the ophthalmoscope, the ECG…