A team of researchers led by the University of California San Diego have developed a wearable patch that non-invasively monitors blood pressure in arteries deep beneath the skin in order to detect cardiovascular issues.
A new method to help combat and control opioid addiction, while reducing the chances of relapse, has been developed by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Epharmix, a digital health firm. It utilizes automated text messages and phone calls to patients under opioid addiction treatment.
Technology-based health management solutions are now at the forefront of efforts to treat chronic health problems. Referred to as digital therapeutics, these solutions rely on providing behavior changes to patients.