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This Robotic Contact Lens Lets You Zoom By Blinking
Pexels / Pixabay A new robotic contact lens is controlled via simple eye movements. Researchers from the University of California, San Diego developed the contact lens to work off the electrical signals which are given off naturally by the human eye. Among other things, they hope the lens can one day be used to control robots or machines using only
3 High-Tech Medical Breakthroughs You May Have Missed
Is technology damaging your health? While there is a plethora of evidence to suggest that our biology does not always respond well to technology, there’s also another side to this story. Technology is now improving healthcare in ways we never could have imagined. PublicDomainPictures / Pixabay Three examples of high-tech medical breakthroughs in recent years include the use of medical
MDs To Prescribe Sex Robots, Already Covered By Medical Insurance
AI, Healthtech
MDs to Prescribe Sex Robots, Already Covered by Medical Insurance; Lack of Regulation Could Trigger Many Problems, Including Citizenship For Robots niekverlaan / Pixabay WASHINGTON, D.C.  (June 13, 2019) –  Experts are predicting that hyper-realistic sex robots [sexbots] will soon be prescribed by doctors for people, largely male, diagnosed as “sexually dysfunctional,” and Psychology Today is warning that the large
Machine Learning-Supported CT Scanning Delivers Satisfying Results
AI, Healthtech
Seanbatty / Pixabay It’s no secret that artificial intelligence and machine learning have excellent applications in various medical fields. After attempting to use artificial intelligence with MRI imaging, the next step is machine learning-supported CT scanning with lower doses of radiation, and it yields great results. Artificial intelligence is not only used to reduce radiation exposure in computerized tomography (CT)
How Virtual Assistant Services Help Doctors And Healthcare Orgs
It is a well-known fact that doctors work for a lot of hours. In the healthcare environment, the filling of forms, performing the paperwork of reports is very time-consuming. Due to the sense of medical urgency, many people expect fact in-flow and outflow of information. Till the time, it becomes a reality; the medical practitioners can extend the information to
BioXcel Pharmaceuticals CEO On Drug Pipeline, How AI Is Changing Sector
AI, Healthtech
A biotech that's using artificial intelligence to identify neuroscience and immuno-oncology medicines received FDA approval for an investigational new drug application this week, and Benzinga connected with its CEO for more insight on the company's innovation efforts. New Haven, Connecticut-based BioXcel Pharmaceuticals announced Monday that its IND was accepted by the FDA to initiate a clinical trial for the triple immuno-oncology
HealthtechO2O Fireside Chat with Tytus Michalski: Reality Check on Investment Potential
Here’s a fireside chat with Tytus Michalski, managing partner at Fresco Capital, and Andrew Work, managing director at NexChange Group, on what drives the healthtech industry today.  The two talk about talent, market, and capital, how Asia is performing on these three criteria, and why the number of investment rounds for healthtech startups has dropped over the past years. They
Well Being Digital’s Kow Ping at Healthtech O2O: Breakthrough!
Kow Ping, co-founder of Well Being Digital, took the stage at Healthtech O2O: Breakthrough! last week and after praising Hong Kong as the medical IoT capital of the world, he sent a message that was a little different. “Some of you are probably here because you want to think about how we can make healthcare not only affordable but available
Zunosaki HK’s Alvin Cheung at Healthtech O2O: Breakthrough!
Among the innovators at Healthtech O2O: Breakthrough! was robotics whiz Alvin Cheung. Cheung is co-founder and COO of Zunosaki, a Hong Kong-based robotics and social venture which aims to build affordable robotics for rehab patients. The company, in simple words, makes cool robotic gloves which help stroke patients regain their independence. The portable gloves, named the HandyRehab gloves, helps patients
Well Being Digital, the HealthTech Company That Makes Earphones Deliver More Than Just Music
After seeing a lot of people “running around with an MP3 player and an earphone,” former Perception Digital Vice President, Kow Ping, thought of what else it can do besides delivering music. The Answer? Sense physiological signals like heart rates and temperatures and coach the user. From that question rose Hong Kong-based hearable innovator WellBeing Digital. The company patented its