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Patients did DIY blood draws in a new vaccine study

A Moderna COVID-19 vaccine booster study sent participants a device they could use to collect their own blood at home. The study looked at antibody...

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Blood oxygen sensing is finally rolling out on the Oura Ring

Blood oxygen sensing was one of the marquee features touted alongside the Oura Ring Gen 3 last fall. Now, the company says it’s finally rolling out...

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Diablo IV will bring the blood waves in 2023

Diablo IV, the next major release in Activision Blizzard’s popular dungeon-crawling series, will be available in 2023. It will be available on PC,...

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Blood oxygen monitors miss concerning COVID-19 symptoms more often in patients of color

Black, Asian, and Hispanic patients are more likely to have their blood oxygen levels overestimated by common pulse oximeter devices. For COVID-19...

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FDA warns that some prenatal blood tests could have false results

The FDA issued a safety communication about blood tests used to screen for genetic abnormalities for pregnant people. They can give false and...

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Activity data from wearables could help monitor blood sugar levels, study indicates

A new study shows that wrist-worn wearables can effectively predict changes in blood sugar control for people with prediabetes. Tech companies are...

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App claims to track blood pressure through a smartphone camera

The health platform Binah.ai added a blood pressure monitoring feature that only uses a smartphone camera. Experts say that it’ll take more data...

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Cadillac’s autonomous future looks too rich for my blood

Cadillac announced a new autonomous vehicle concept called InnerSpace. The vehicle will join the automaker’s growing Halo Portfolio of futuristic...

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Go read this NYT investigation on the inaccuracy of prenatal blood tests

A New York Time’s investigation showed that blood tests used to find rare conditions during pregnancy are often inaccurate, despite what the...

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Watch the first trailer for The Witcher: Blood Origin on Netflix

Netflix revealed the first look at The Witcher: Blood Origin with a debut trailer, showcasing the upcoming prequel series starring Michelle Yeoh that...

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Tencent is acquiring Back 4 Blood developer Turtle Rock Studios

Tencent is acquiring Slamfire, the parent company of Back 4 Blood developer Turtle Rock Studios. Turtle Rock will be "retaining its independent...

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Horseshoe crabs are in danger because everyone wants their blood

A compound inside horseshoe crab blood plays a vital role in vaccine, drug, and medical device testing. But conservationists say that the cost of...

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Theranos promised a blood testing revolution — here’s what’s really possible

A Theranos-style blood testing machine might not be possible, but reasonable research teams are working to do more with smaller volumes of blood....

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Netflix’s genre slate for 2022 includes The Sandman and The Witcher: Blood Origin

Netflix has revealed its lineup of 2022 genre TV shows and movies, including The Sandman, The Witcher: Blood Origin, Resident Evil, Cyberpunk:...

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Theranos drained $96 million from an experienced investor — plus some blood

Brian Grossman’s testimony in US v Elizabeth Holmes was damning. He’d done due diligence and relied on information Holmes gave him. A lot of it...

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Mobile app helps people manage their blood pressure

A new study following people over three years found that the Hello Heart digital health program helped them control their high blood pressure....

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FDA clears Withings’ EKG and blood oxygen features

The Withings ScanWatch now has FDA clearance to detect abnormal heart rhythms and blood oxygen levels. It says it can detect disturbances that may...

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Why smartwatch-measured blood pressure still isn’t ‘ready for primetime’

Cardiologists want people to take more blood pressure measurements, and smartwatch developers would like to be the solution. Companies like Samsung,...

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PUBG Mobile returns to India after ban with green blood and a new name

After getting banned in India last year, PUBG Mobile is returning to the country under the name Battleground Mobile India, TechCrunch reports. The...

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Future Apple Watches could feature blood glucose and body temperature sensors

This year’s Apple Watch could feature an improved screen and updated ultra-wideband support, but more substantial improvements like temperature or...

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Back 4 Blood coming to Xbox Game Pass at launch on October 12th

Back 4 Blood has been confirmed as an Xbox Game Pass title available to play from day one when it launches on October 12th. It’ll be available on...

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Watch the tall vampire lady gulp down a bucket of blood in this Resident Evil Village puppet show

Capcom has released a Resident Evil Village-themed puppet show ahead of the game’s launch on May 7th. The show is simultaneously adorable and...

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Dota: Dragon’s Blood on Netflix fails to show what makes Dota 2 special

Dota: Dragon’s Blood is a new Netflix anime based on Valve’s popular video game Dota 2, with animation by Studio Mir, the team behind The Legend...

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Why Apple needed the FDA to sign off on its EKG but not its blood oxygen monitor

The Apple Watch Series 6 has a pulse oximeter, but it’s not designed to diagnose a medical condition, so the feature didn’t get FDA evaluation or...

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Apple Watch’s blood oxygen monitor is for ‘wellness,’ not medicine

The Apple Watch Series 6 has a blood oxygen monitor. Monitors that take those measurements at the wrist can be less accurate than the typical...

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Around 2 percent of Red Cross blood donors have COVID-19 antibodies

The American Red Cross tested blood donors for coronavirus antibodies and found that only a small percentage had them. These types of surveys can...

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Apple announces Apple Watch Series 6 with ability to measure blood oxygen levels

Apple has announced the Apple Watch Series 6, which is available this fall. It is the first Apple Watch to come in a Product (RED) model and includes...

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Blood donors will help researchers figure out how long novel coronavirus antibodies last

The Red Cross is testing all donated blood for novel coronavirus antibodies. They’ll use the data to estimate how many people in the US have been...

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