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Considering the amount of medications each of us is swallowing during the lifecycle, one would assume that the pharma industry is tremendously flourishing. Indeed, the total volume of the pharmaceutical market was in 2014 worth of 1,057.2 Billion dollars, with the top 15 companies reaching around US$527 billion in revenue. Nevertheless, the modest year-on-year 2.4% growth indicates that the industry needs some revitalizing changes. One of the biggest challenges pharma is facing… Read More

Smart pills with sensors as well as miniature implants placed, e.g., under the skin are predicted to grasp minds and souls of the consumers cramping fitness devices like wrist bands or watches. Thus, the “Smart Pills Technologies Market (2012-2017),”  report forecasts the global smart pills market to reach $965 million by the year 2017, while Gartner expects shipments in the smart garment category to jump from 0.1 million units in 2014 to 26… Read More

Smart watches, intelligent bands and other gadgets that will calculate the frequency of our heart beat, the number of exercised steps and the quantity of consumed or burned calories are sweeping the market. The predominant objective of such tools is to collect personal data coming from various sensors storing them in the cloud platforms such as Google Fit, Microsoft Health or Apple Health Kit. This can provide individuals with an insight into… Read More

Mobile Health understood as the ability to receive and share information about one’s health with the help of mobile devices (such as tablets and smartphones) has created almost a universal excitement. The growth of mobile applications boosted from 40.000 in 2012 to nearly 100.000 in the first quarter of 2014 [1], that is almost 2.5 times. According to the Research2Guidance study (mHealth App Developer Economics 2014.The State of the Art of mHealth… Read More