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Why the FDA Wants More Health Wearables on the Market

December 18, 2015

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Tracking can take the bias out of self-reporting.Photograph by Kiuoshi Ota — Bloomberg via Getty Images

A new wave of wearable computing devices that detect and monitor serious diseases is moving from the laboratory to the market, potentially transforming the treatment of conditions ranging from epilepsy to diabetes and creating business opportunities estimated to be worth tens of billions of dollars.