Wearable EEG Device to Record Seizure Activity

Researchers have developed a wearable electroencephalogram (EEG) device that can detect and record seizure activity in epilepsy patients in the outpatient setting, they reported on Monday at the annual meeting of the American Epilepsy Society in Philadelphia. The...

Classifying obstructive sleep apnea using smartphones

Abstract Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a serious sleep disorder which is characterized by frequent obstruction of the upper airway, often resulting in oxygen desaturation. The serious negative impact of OSA on human health makes monitoring and diagnosing it a...

Roche will use app to track Parkinson’s symptoms in drug trial

Roche Pharma Research and Early Development, a division of Roche Pharmaceuticals, has developed a new mobile app to measure Parkinson’s disease symptoms. The app was developed in partnership with Max Little, a British mathametician at the head of the...

Beddit

Beddit measures ballistocardiographyBeddit Sleep Tracker is based on ballistocardiography (BCG). During the night, an ultra-thin force sensor measures sleepers night time activity – unobtrusively, without any wearable sensors. At sleep clinics, sleep is studied using...

Emfit Tonic-Clonic Seizure Monitor

Emfit’s tonic-clonic seizure monitor is world’s most sold seizure monitor with tens of thousands delivered since first time introduced at 2003. It is used for detecting and notifying a caregiver if the person experiences a tonic-clonic seizure that causes faster,...