Blockchain already earned the buzzword of the year award, so it is high time to address the elephant in the room. Is it really there? If it is, will it really change everything? How will it impact healthcare?
A new digital pain reduction kit was designed in a partnership between Samsung Health, the German pharma giant, Bayer, healthcare start-up appliedVR, the Travelers insurance company and the Cedars Sinai Medical Center, announced Dr. Brennan Spiegel. The set will be tested in a randomized trial to reduce opioids and speed up the return to work […]
It has never been easier to measure ECG and monitor heart health at home. New pocket-sized gadgets, chest straps, even specialized earbuds promise accurate measurements during sports activity, cooking or watching TV at home. AliveCor’s Kardia, MocaCare, Skeeper, just to name a few digital devices The Medical Futurist already reviewed. Recently, a Swedish company sent […]
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I wrote an article about what digital health technologies the Mars Generation will need to survive the journey to the Red Planet. It is published on Futurism.
NASA is set to send astronauts to orbit Mars and return them safely by the mid 2030s. And a manned landing on the Red Planet will soon follow. However, this work will be in vain if health technology does not advance.
You can read about these technologies on Futurism:
- Medical 3D printers
- Wearable and implanted body sensors
- Full genomic analysis
- Artificial intelligence that draws conclusions from health data
- Telemedical solutions for remote care
- Thin exoskeletons
- Engineering in biotechnology
- Surgical robots
There are five medical devices in TIME’s annual round-up of the best inventions making the world better, smarter and—in some cases—a little more fun.
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