Category: School of Medicine

Fitbit Aims To Track Women’s Health And Kids’ Activity

Sport Techie Katharine White Fitbit is aiming to expand its healthcare initiative by building the world’s largest database of women’s health through a new ecosystem of smartwatch apps that track women’s menstrual cycles and compare that data to exercise and sleep patterns… Expert quote: “There’s an amazing dearth of information about a healthy woman’s menstrual […]

Report: WHO Identifies New Mystery Killer as ‘Disease X’

News Max Nahid Bhadelia The World Health Organization (WHO) has identified a new pathogen — calling it only “Disease X” — that has “the potential to spread and kill millions but for which there are currently no, or insufficient, countermeasures available,” according to news reports published Saturday… Expert quote: “Not helping strengthen international capacity to […]