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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 April 1, 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 March 6, 2014

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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 July 9, 2013

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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 September 23, 2013

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Bionym Nymi

Bionym's Nymi attempts to rid you of the burden of remembering passwords, pins, and carrying around key cards.

February 23, 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 January 6, 2014

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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 July 25, 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 July 18, 2013

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New test helps diagnose 'sudden death syndrome'

The Viskin Test, named after a Tel Aviv University cardiologist, is easier, faster, and far less expensive than other screenings, according to new research.

By April 22, 2011

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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 May 27, 2013