Large-scale physical activity data reveal worldwide activity inequality

By | July 20th, 2017|Categories: Innovation in Medicine|

  Large-scale physical activity data reveal worldwide activity inequality   To be able to curb the global pandemic of physical inactivity and the associated 5.3 million deaths per year, we need to understand the basic principles that govern physical activity. However, there is a lack of large-scale measurements of physical activity patterns across free-living populations worldwide. […]

A connected jacket that watches over the heart

By | January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Innovation in Medicine|

A CONNECTED JACKET THAT WATCHES OVER THE HEART Cardiac defibrillators are not on the corner of every street. Nor are paramedics. So how can the number of people surviving a heart attack that occurs outside the hospital be increased? Today, it is estimated that these people’s chance of survival is only 5%. This figure could be about to change with the use of the […]