The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services wants health tech developers in Silicon Valley to make greater use of its data to help make advances in the field and aid entrepreneurs in the region.
Aiming at health care as a key vertical market, Oracle has taken a minority stake in medical device maker Proteus Digital Health, which sells ingestible and wearable sensors for tracking health-related information.
Jawbone's Up fitness-tracking wristband is now compatible with Android via a free app available for download in Google Play.
Lex Friedman uses a treadmill desk, and jumped—or at least walked briskly—at the chance to review a Bluetooth-enabled model from LifeSpan. Though it works, it's not incredible, he says.
A new Pew Internet & American Life Project survey shows many American adults use the web to diagnose diseases, but still go to the doctor for further discussion and treatment.
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