Apple Watch and other “wearables” can accurately detect some common health conditions like hypertension and sleep apnea. Read more at MediaPost.
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The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) has launched a new mobile application aimed at improving infant and maternal health in Indiana. The free app, called Liv, features information designed to help women improve their health, whether they are planning to become pregnant, are already pregnant or are parents. Read more at eimagine.
Nearly 80 percent of women in the U.S. use birth control. Now, women can access the pill easier. As of August, Hoosiers can download the app Nurx to get a birth control prescription and have the contraception delivered to their front door. 8 more words
U.S. regulators have approved the first drug with a sensor that alerts doctors when the medication has been taken, offering a new way of monitoring patients but also raising privacy concerns. Read more at ABC News.
If Jonathan Rothberg has a superpower, it’s cramming million-dollar, mainframe-sized machines onto single semiconductor circuit boards. The entrepreneurial engineer got famous (and rich) inventing the world’s first DNA sequencer on a chip. 33 more words