Researchers create optofluidics biosensor to detect glucose levels in sweat

Early diagnosis and prevention of diabetes is the goal of researchers at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Zhejiang University in China.  They have reported developing fiber-optic glucose sensors in a microfluidic chip that could be the basis of portable, accurate and inexpensive devices to measure glucose levels in sweat.

Fitbit faces cost and regulatory obstacles as it races into med tech: Analyst

Fitbit wants to move toward med tech and away from consumer-facing products, following in the footsteps of some of its big-name peers, such as Apple.  However, the fitness wearables company could face some cost and regulatory hurdles along the way, according to some analysts.