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    Using Augmented Reality For Heart Ultrasounds

    The possibilities for using augmented reality in a medical setting are endless. The latest concept in development is around using AR technology for heart ultrasounds. The University of Maryland’s School of Medicine and Insitute for Advanced Computer Studies is working with Maryland Shock Trauma Center to develop an AR product for heart ultrasounds using the Microsoft […]

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    Apple Acquires Sleep Monitor Beddit

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    Apple continues to make moves in consumer digital health with the acquisition of Finnish sleep monitor, Beddit. Beddit updated the privacy policy on its website yesterday to state that it had been acquired by Apple. Details of the acquisition including financial information are so far unknown. The privacy policy reads, “Beddit has been acquired by Apple. […]

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    WIRED Health: London March 9th

    Bionic.ly is joining hundreds of healthcare, pharmaceutical and technology influencers and leaders at the 4th Annual WIRED Health event, taking place March 9th at 30 Euston Square in London, as they gather to hear compelling stories from the co-inventor of CRISPR; the co-discoverer of the ebola virus; and the chief medical officer of the UK government. […]

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    Fighter Pilots Develop Method For Surgeons To Look Inside People’s Brains Using Virtual Reality

    Surgical Theater is an Ohio-based virtual reality company that brings the power of VR to brain surgeons by helping them better prepare in advance for complex surgeries and procedures. Using an Oculus Rift alongside Surgical Theater’s SNAP (Surgical Navigation Advanced Platform) technology which uses MRI scans to create VR-compatible 3D models, brain surgeons can essentially walk inside […]

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    Almost 1 in 3 Americans Will Use A Wearable Device By 2021

    By 2021 29 percent of Americans will be using a wearable device, up from 18 percent in 2015, according to a new report by research firm Forrester. According to the ‘Wearables Forecast: 2016 to 2020‘ report, sales will grow from $4.2 billion in 2015 to $9.8 billion in 2021 with smartwatches being more than a […]

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    Ingeneius Helps You Understand Your Functional Genes

    In 2012 I stumped up the $299 (it’s cheaper now) to have my genes analyzed by 23andMe. Ever since then I’ve been interested to learn as much as possible about my own genetic makeup. 23andMe provides you with information on a number of your genes from your genetic risk to certain diseases to information on your ancestry to […]

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