Tag Archives: Medical

Adaptive Vapor Ablation for Menstrual Bleeding: Interview Maria Sainz of AEGEA Medical

Heavy bleeding during menstruation, known as menorrhagia, is often treated by endometrial ablation. There’s a number of methods of doing so, including delivery of heat, cold, and microwaves, but each has a number of downsides and limitations. AEGEA Medical is a Silicon Valley company that has developed a unique technology, called adaptive vapor ablation, that… Read More »

The Internet of Medical Things Gold Rush (And My Grandfather’s Wooden Leg)

The most intriguing aspect of the recent Connected Health Conference was the eclectic mix of corporations claiming cutting-edge expertise in the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT). HP, a legend in computer hardware, was touting a service that scoops data from Web-enabled home devices such as bathroom scales up into the cloud and then manages the information on behalf… Read More »