Wearable devices can help individuals adopt healthy habits, preliminary research has found. In the future, they will become even more important tools.
Melanie Padgett Powers
Melanie Padgett Powers is the owner and founder of MelEdits. She is a longtime health writer and editor in the Washington, D.C., area. She started her career as a newspaper reporter and then spent 13 years as an editor/writer at membership-based health associations.
Patients with kidney disease have better long-term transplant success when they avoid dialysis and receive a kidney from a living donor. But a new study shows that these “timely transplants” remain elusive.
Gynecologists have teamed up with engineers to develop a unique, personalized approach to treating an all-too-common condition: pelvic floor disorder.