To address the growing mental health needs of middle school students, USF researchers are partnering with Pasco County Schools to train teachers in how to identify and improve student mental health problems. The project, titled “Improving Access to Mental Health Services through Teacher Training and Universal Screening,” is led by USF College of Education faculty members Nathaniel von […]

    Google spin-off deploys wearable electronics for huge health study

    Researchers are testing whether smart watches and similar devices, currently popular among runners, can be integrated into medicine. On the morning of Tuesday 27 June, a young man walked into an office in northern California, signed a consent form and picked up two devices that will monitor his heartbeat, sleep patterns and a range of […]

    MediaTek MT25211, MT2523 SoCs Launched for Health and Wearable Companies in India

    MediaTek MT25211, MT2523 SoCs Launched for Health and Wearable Companies in India Taiwanese semiconductor company MediaTek on Thursday announced two new system-on-chips (SoCs) specifically targeted towards the health, fitness and wearables market in the country. The MT2511 is MediaTek’s first bio-sensing analog front-end (AFE) chipset that is in-built with an exclusive heart beat interval technology […]

    Apple Watch Purchases to Be Subsidised by US Health Insurer

    Apple Watch Purchases to Be Subsidised by US Health Insurer HIGHLIGHTS Aetna will make Apple Watch buys an option for employers and customers Apple Watch devices synch wirelessly to iPhones Aetna is planning health initiatives with the help of Apple A major US health insurance company on Monday said it will help buy Apple smartwatches […]

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    Nokia-Owned Withings Launches Connected Health Devices in India

    French consumer electronics company Withings, which was recently acquired by Finnish telecom giantNokia, has partnered with Brandeyes Distributors Pvt. Ltd. to launch its smart connected health devices in India, a statement said on Monday. Starting at Rs. 9,999, Withings devices have been designed to provide users with insight about their health, personalised feedback and coaching […]

    Withings Body Aerobic: A stylish scale for fussy health nuts

    A scale is an built-inaryintegrated built-infactor to review. For one component, it is one of the fewgadgets you have to be completely bare to test. It additionally sends you down a rabbit hollow of fitnesstech, with too many apps and too many related devices that do too built-in. The Withintegratedgs FrameAerobic scale is emblematic of […]

    Portea acquires Health Mantra

    The acquisition of Health Mantra is Portea’s third attempt to expand its offerings in the home healthcare segment via acquisitions and strategic investments in the last six months. Bengaluru: Home healthcare service provider Portea Medical, run by Health Vista India Pvt. Ltd on Thursday said it has acquired medical equipment service provider Health Mantra India […]

    T-Hub to set up a health tech accelerator

    Photo: Mint Hyderabad: Hyderabad’s start-up incubator T-Hub is looking to set up a health tech accelerator, to mentor and fund 10-15 innovations, in May this year. In fact, over the next one year, it would also open three other accelerators, for Internet of Things, agritech and B2B companies. “The healthtech accelerator will be the first […]