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Pharmacists diagnose stroke risk with iPhone-based ECG

Researchers at the University of Sydney have examined the use of a smartphone-compatible heart monitor to diagnose the risk of stroke.

By 2 April 2014

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iPhone case doubles as a health monitor

Due out later this year, the case promises to keep track of your blood pressure, heart rate, temperature, and other vital stats.

By 7 March 2014

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At CES 2014, health monitors join the wearables parade

With three new lightweight, wearable medical devices, iHealth is hoping to give people the ability to monitor their health without needing large, ugly, obtrusive equipment.

By 7 January 2014

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FDA to start reining in the Wild West of medical apps

The FDA says it is only regulating products that turn smartphones into medical devices it already oversees, such as apps that let your phone act as an electronic stethoscope or give feedback on CPR.

By 24 September 2013

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Undershirt monitors heart rate with wearable electrodes

These bioelectrodes are made from a conductive fiber and can record just like a regular ECG device.

By 26 July 2013

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'Star Trek' tricorder becomes the real McCoy

You'll soon be able to embrace your inner Bones McCoy. Decades after "Star Trek" made the small device that could scan for vital signs famous, the medical tricorder is ready for prime time.

By 19 July 2013

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FDA gives thumbs-up to latest fingertip EKG

The EPI Mini out of Singapore collects electrocardiogram readings for up to five people through their fingertips and sends the data via Bluetooth to a designated phone.

By 10 July 2013

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Tragedy to tricorder: We meet the inventor of Scanadu

We discover how the man developing a Star Trek-style medical tricorder for your smart phone turned personal tragedy into a lifesaver.

By 12 June 2013

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Check your vitals with a real-life Tricorder

A start-up has created a Bluetooth device that uses NASA technology to scan your vital signs and send them to your smartphone.

By 28 May 2013

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Heart study uses mobile tech to try to enroll 1M participants

Physicians at the University of California at San Francisco hope their Health eHeart Study, launched this week, will help them develop new ways to predict and prevent heart disease.

By 21 March 2013