Around the start of the pandemic, we covered the surge in demand for supplements. Two years in, and on track to top $505B by 2028, the category shows no signs of slowing down.
Now, with a new wearable device created by Penn State researchers, less intrusive glucose monitoring could become the norm.
Targeting the trillion-dollar healthcare market, the wrist wars are heating up. But step trackers and smartwatches were just the beginning. From smart clothing to contact lenses and skin patches, the next generation of health wearables is taking shape.
For all of its ills, Covid-19 has supercharged consumerism in America’s health care system, offering tantalizing opportunities for companies interested in lowering health care costs and increasing access to quality medical care.
What motivates people to go to the gym more often? Emails, text messages and really small cash rewards.
For executives and entrepreneurs who are in other industries, entering the health and wellness industry might be a smart move.
Wellness startup Bellabeat, which has primarily marketed its wearable health trackers to women, recently introduced Ivy, a stylish, comfortable health tracker with a long-lasting battery life, poised as a prettier version of a Fitbit. But the accompanying subscription “Coach” software supporting the new bracelet feels like it’s still in beta, which is concerning for a product aiming to offer health guidance to real-world users.
Daniel Zahler on how technology can help us find the optimal diet to promote personalized health.
In the first leaked images of Facebook’s smartwatch, it’s clear: there’s a notch, which is the kind of thing people love to make fun of, and what appears to be a front-facing camera.
Oura has succeeded on the strength of cramming an impressive number of sensors into a discrete package, offering some quality insights into things like workouts and sleep.
A new report claims that suppliers are developing a blood glucose monitor with Apple, using short-wavelength infrared sensors intended for the Apple Watch.
Healthcare made easy. Skip the waiting room and start a virtual primary or urgent care visit from the comfort of your home.
Gen 2 of the sleep tracking headband gets new skills and better battery
French health tech company Withings will debut its smartwatch in the United States this winter after receiving a first-of-its-kind FDA clearance.
Oura Hires Top Peloton Marketer As Its First Chief Marketing Officer To Bring ‘Smart Rings’ Mainstream
The maker of a smart ring popular with celebrities, athletes and wellness advocates has hired one of Peloton’s top marketers to become its first chief marketing officer.
Last week, CrossFit unveiled its plan to disrupt healthcare. The healthcare system is broken, CrossFit CEO Eric Roza said. And his company is the “logical party” to fix it.
The healthcare system is broken, CrossFit CEO Eric Roza said. And his company is the “logical party” to fix it.
Graphwear recently raised $20.5 million, which it plans to use to develop a CGM that uses nanotechnology to measure blood glucose levels.
Chris Fernandez is the Co-Founder and CEO of EnsoData, the company using AI to more accurately diagnose health conditions.
A complicated and sensitive subject, diet, genetics, lack of exercise, and social environment all play a role. But now, a growing number of digital health startups and biotech companies have emerged, promising to help prevent or treat weight gain.
Supersapiens system, powered by the Abbott Libre Sense Glucose Sport Biosensor, launches the world’s first wearable that easily displays glucose data built specifically for sports performance.
magine a world in the not-so-distant future… You wake up and scan your Apple Watch for data on your sleep quality, gut microbiome, and blood glucose levels.
Eight Sleep raises $86M as its smart mattress and ‘sleep fitness’ technology approaches $500M valuation
Eight Sleep, which makes “smart” mattresses and mattress covers (for regular mattresses) that use machine learning and other artificial intelligence-based algorithms to improve your sleep both by changing temperature and monitoring other physical parameters to provide an overall picture of your health.
Fitness platform Ultrahuman has officially announced a $17.5 million Series B fundraise, with investment coming from early stage fund Alpha Wave Incubation, Steadview Capital, Nexus Venture Partners, Blume Ventures and Utsav Somani’s iSeed fund.
Diabetes tech is trending. A product of poor nutrition and sedentary habits, Americans face a metabolic health crisis. Offering a potential solution, a growing number of startups have gone all-in on continuous glucose monitors (CGMs).
IoT healthcare devices are helping medical practitioners provide better diagnostics to patients.
After a long, exhausting year, studies show we’re more stressed than we’ve ever been, and since many of us aren’t taking a real break, it’s high time we turned to some small, day-to-day activities to help us summon calm incrementally, rather than in one big holiday-sized go.
Health coaches can give patients the tools they need to improve their own care and well-being, but they aren’t widely available.
Our new survey shows that a rise in consumer interest and purchasing power presents opportunities across markets, especially as consumer spending rebounds.
The largest study of its kind supports the need for personalized dietary recommendations.