Researchers at the University of Sydney have examined the use of a smartphone-compatible heart monitor to diagnose the risk of stroke.
These bioelectrodes are made from a conductive fiber and can record just like a regular ECG device.
Cardiac Science Corporation this week unveils a PC-based wireless diagnostic workstation that supports both resting ECG and stress testing.
The ECG necklace is able to monitor one's heart even in loud environments, and can transmit data wirelessly to a computer within 10 miles.
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.
Due out later this year, the case promises to keep track of your blood pressure, heart rate, temperature, and other vital stats.
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.
Bionym's Nymi attempts to rid you of the burden of remembering passwords, pins, and carrying around key cards.
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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.
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.