November 18, 2020
Long-term data on ambulatory monitoring patches. Scientists from the Scripps Research Translational Institute and Johnson & Johnson have unveiled three-year study data for iRhythm Technologies' Zio wearable ambulatory monitoring patches at this year's American Heart Association Scientific Sessions. The mSToPS study examined 1,738 participants who were a mean age 73.7 years at the time of...
Sameer Sonkusale, Nano Lab, Tufts University
July 28, 2020
The old saying that you can tell a lot about a person from their clothing is about to get an update as digital health efforts look to embed sensors in garments.
This morning engineers at Tufts University announced they have developed a new flexible sensor patch designed to analyze a wearer’s sweat. It can be sewn into clothing.
Users can get insights into their sodium and ammonium ions, lactate...
December 5, 2016
New York City-based Nanowear has received FDA clearance for SimpliECG, a "remote cardiac-monitoring undergarment". This is the first clearance for the company, which has been in talks with the FDA since 2015, according to a press release.
"This is a big milestone for our young company," Cofounder and CEO Venk Varadan said in a statement. "The FDA's decision not only positions us for commercial...