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Six Health Gadgets That Could Save Your Life

Rob Waugh | The Telegraph | December 18, 2015

A T-shirt with electrodes woven through its fabric could provide an early-warning system for heart patients – alerting doctors of abnormal heart patterns. The hWear ECG-sensing T-shirt was shown off at the American Telemedicine Association this year – woven with sensors that collect data and upload them to a monitoring device via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi. There are other companies which offer similar “smart wearables”, but HealthWatch claims its offers “intensive care-level” monitoring. “Our hWear T-shirt garments measure the highest-quality vital signs all without adhesives, gels or shaving preparations for both men and women. The garments are machine-washable and compatible with most cardiac telemetry systems,” said Uri Amir, CEO of HealthWatch...

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Sssh! DataWell’s Clear-Cut Priority Is the Protection of Confidentiality

Michael Cape | Super North | March 17, 2016

Everywhere people are, be it out shopping in a supermarket or sitting at home online, they are adding information to their digital footprint – which feeds into what is known as Big Data and so enables them to be traced. The use of Big Data can be beneficial to society, particularly in terms of health – which is why Gary Leeming’s job as director of informatics for the Greater Manchester Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) is to source and use the digital health footprints of patients both their for own benefit and that of clinicians...

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