http://www.stats.org/stories/2012/Dim_Data_jan18_13.html The possibility of confusing causation and correlation in fMRI analysis is explored.
http://newsroom.cisco.com/feature-content?type=webcontent&articleId=1123755 Devices that collect personal medical information are growing both prolific and inexpensive. The biggest challenges lie not in collecting and transmitting the data, but in building the backend systems that can interpret it.
http://www.physbiztech.com/blog/health-sensors-size-postage-stamp OSU researchers attempt to reduce the cost of wireless EEG and ECG monitoring to less than a dollar. Applications include self-tracking and enabling doctors to monitor at-risk patients in real time. Multiple chips around the body can continuously track specific metrics.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323783704578245973988828066.html# Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center tested four apps to analyze images of 188 moles, including 60 melanomas. All of these moles were pre-evaluated by a dermatologist. The best-performing app forwarded the images to board-certified dermatologists to review at cost of $5 per mole, and claims to be accurate 98% of the […]
http://www.seniorjournal.com/NEWS/Eldercare/2013/20130114-High_Tech_Surveillance.htm In addition to the remote monitoring of chronic conditions, sensors, computerized pattern recognition and links to human responders can detect and head off health threats to the elderly living alone.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/michael-yang/health-devices_b_2424812.html The “sensorization” of CES was obvious. Which technologies are meaningful, and which are simply stylish? The health monitoring sector is set to grow exponentially in 2013. It’s important to understand the science behind the gadgets. ApplySci, the crowdfunding platform, is committed to bringing you peer reviewed, life enhancing, sensor based mobile health monitoring technology. […]