Stanford engineers create tiny wireless cardiac device; iSonea raises $1.05 million;

> Engineers at Stanford University have created a tiny, implantable cardiac device powered by radio waves transmitted from outside the body, the school announced last week. The engineers believe the device holds potential for other medical applications as well, such as swallowable endoscopes and precision brain stimulators. Article

> A recent PwC survey of doctors and healthcare payers in China finds that four out of every five doctors believe adoption of mobile technology in the health industry is inevitable, TheAsset.com reports.  What's more, 54 percent of consumers in China believe that mHealth will improve the way they manage their care. Article

> Mobile healthcare startup iSonea, which creates non-invasive devices and apps to help manage chronic conditions like asthma and COPD, last week announced that it raised $1.05 million. The company plans to create an app-based wheeze monitor--AirSonea--by integrating its acoustic respiratory monitoring technologies and analytical software with its AsthmaSense smartphone app. Announcement

And Finally… Why would I want to wear someone else's sweat when I already have my own? Article

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