Swiss startup Ava raises $ 2.6 million for fertility tracking device and app

Based in switzerland Ava, which is developing a fertility tracking system, raised $ 2.6 million from ZKB and Swisscom as well as angel investors. The company, which has offices in Zurich and San Francisco, is working on creating a wearable device, worn only at night, that it says can measure nine physiological parameters. The company lists seven of these parameters …

Doctors develop device and app to perform safer, more in-depth exams with smartphones – ScienceDaily

The iconic stethoscope we’ve grown accustomed to seeing draped around the necks of doctors and healthcare providers may one day be replaced by smartphones and a new wearable device, called HeartBuds, which is slightly larger than a quarter. “They not only detect sounds inside the body as well – or better – than traditional stethoscopes, but they’re more hygienic,” said …