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Apple Watch detects irregular heart beat in large U.S. study

apple_watch(Reuters) – The Apple Watch was able to detect irregular heart pulse rates that could signal the need for further monitoring for a serious heart rhythm problem, according to data from a large study funded by Apple Inc (AAPL.O), demonstrating a potential future role for wearable consumer technology in healthcare.

Researchers hope the technology can assist in early detection of atrial fibrillation, the most common form of irregular heart beat. Patients with untreated AF are five times more likely to have a stroke.

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H&D Wireless receives order for EU project for osteoarthritis treatment

osteoarthritis treatmentIn total, the EU estimates that 40 million are affected, which is estimated to double within 10 years as a result of ageing populations and increased obesity.

The market for osteoarthritis is expected to increase from 1.4 billion EUR 2016 to 3.1 billion EUR according to GlobalData.

The consortium that has chosen H&D Wireless as a partner has eight participating players under the leadership of one of Europe’s most reputable universities in the field.

In addition to customizing the Griffin-IoT platform for this application, H&D Wireless delivers radio communication for sensor reading and dosage, mobile app for both doctor and patient and a secure cloud platform for testing and prototyping. The project will be conducted within business unit LABS and is funded at 100%

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Wearable drug delivery IoT platform supports continuous therapy monitoring

wearable medical deviceSensor expert Sensirion and Quantex Arc Ltd have joined forces to develop an innovative wearable drug delivery IoT Platform, dubbed “Quantex 4C” for infusion therapies.

The new concept integrates connectivity with a modular drug delivery platform and enables continuous monitoring of the therapy with the help of a single use liquid flow sensor for safe ambulatory treatments.

Quantex 4C

Sensirion’s cost-effective LD20 single-use liquid flow sensor used for this concept study, is very compact and measures flow rates in the micro and millilitre per hour range with outstanding precision and reliability thanks to patented CMOSens Technology.

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