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The Healthkit initiative in iOS hasn't gone anywhere yet but your new iPhone is already tracking you.
TomTom regularly updates and improves their GPS Watch fitness devices and this week they released a major update with Android and iOS 8 support.
IBM suggests how eliminating noise in the patient ward -- while slightly eerie and unnerving -- could actually improve healthcare. But it can't be done without big data and the cloud.
For hearing-impaired patients beset by the extreme costs of hearing aids and unhelpful insurance companies, a new crop of small, highly sophisticated Bluetooth headsets might be a game changer.
The Australian Defence Force has rolled out a new e-health program for initially 25,000 members at over double the initial budget of AU$55 million.
Third-party apps won't be allowed on the App Store until later this month thanks to a newly-discovered bug.
Health informatics investment is part of Datacom's strategy to build niche capabilities in health, education, and local government.
Wearables are the talk of the town, but they have to be inexpensive and functional to get people to start using them. It looks like Misfit may have a perfect product with the Flash.
A Canadian startup founded by medical professionals plans to offer personal health assessments based on wearable sensor data and public health data sets.
Apple has said it will protect personal information collected through Health apps and the Apple Watch, but regulators in the US want to know how it will monitor and enforce privacy policies.
Apple's HealthKit technology will help medical and hospital staff track blood pressure and other vital signs using iPhones and iPads.
Cognizant has agreed to acquire TriZetto for $2.7 billion in order to capitalize on the shifting healthcare environment and the need for healthcare software and solutions.
Lift Labs has developed a high-tech spoon to replace frustration with fun for those who combat tremors and find eating a difficult experience -- and Google wants in.
Jawbone is providing UP24 owners with a major firmware update while also reportedly opening up their API to more hardware opportunities.
The fitness and sleep tracker has launched a developer toolkit for the wearable devices, as well as a swathe of new partnerships.
From starfish-like hairs on a leaf to a floating paperclip, winners of the 2005 Novartis and The Daily Telegraph Visions of Science Photographic Awards are eclectic and colorful.
From China to France to Romania, researchers are working to prevent the flu's spread.
Doctors at Mt. Sinai Medical Center think so. They plan to issue these "smart cards" to thousands of patients next year.
Patients can attach a patch to their arm, and it will wirelessly transmit blood pressure readings.
The planned Bank of America headquarters will use "promote the health and productivity of tenants, reduce waste and assure environmental sustainability."
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