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MyFitnessPal Launches Paid Premium Service

05/04/2015, For fitness enthusiasts who keep track of their calorie intakes, apps such as MyFitnessPal are probably known to them. The app is free to use and for the most part does a great job of keeping track of what you eat, your weight, and more. However it looks...

66-year Old Grandpa Plays DotA 2 For Health Reasons

04/03/2015, They say that playing video games excessively can be bad for your health, but as it turns out maybe not. According to a report from the Philippines, it seems that there is a new DotA 2 player in town in the form of a 66-year old grandpa who currently...

Brazilian Government Uses Tinder To Promote AIDS Awareness

02/11/2015, People use dating apps for all sorts of reasons. Some are out there to find true love, some are out there to make friends, while others use dating apps to hook up with others for casual sex. Perhaps the number of people using apps like Tinder for casual...

Apple Watch To Come With Third-Party Glucose Tracking App At Launch

02/10/2015, Early last year while the Apple Watch was still a rumor, we had heard reports that glucose monitoring was a feature that might not make it onto the device. The Apple Watch was launched later in the year and there was no mention of that particular feature...

Apple Job Listing Hints At Plans For More Health/Medical Research

02/06/2015, The health industry is a growing one and a lucrative one at that, which is why it is unsurprising to see that wearable technology these days tend to focus a lot on health and fitness. We have wearables that can track the steps we take, how far we’ve...

Apple’s HealthKit Is Starting To See More Adoption In Hospitals

02/05/2015, When Apple announced iOS 8 last year, they also announced their new HealthKit framework which basically allowed fitness apps and devices to collect and store your biometrics, which in turn could be accessed via the Health app and displayed all within a...

Under Armour Acquires MyFitnessPal And Endomondo Fitness Apps

02/04/2015, We’re sure that some of you guys have heard of Under Armour, the athletic clothing company, and how they have recently teamed up with HTC for the release of a fitness-related app.  However it seems that Under Armour’s aspirations to enter the tech...

SITU Smart Food Scale Wants To Help You Eat Healthier

01/21/2015, When it comes to dieting, eating the right kinds of food is important. There are many different nutrients that we have to take into consideration when eating, so it’s not just about eating less, but about eating right. Now there are databases and apps...

VivaLnk Unveils eSkin Thermometer Wearable

01/09/2015, Last year VivaLnk unveiled a digital tattoo in which users would be able to unlock their Moto X handset with. Safe to say that company’s technology has a lot of potential and during CES 2015, the company took the wraps off an eSkin Thermometer. The...

Breathometer Mint Will Be Able To Tell If You Have Bad Breath

01/05/2015, Morning breath unfortunately affects just about everyone, and you probably think a good brushing of your teeth and the rinsing of your mouth will probably help to keep that smelly breath away for the rest of the day. You could be right, but what if there...

Texting While Looking Down Could Be Bad For Your Spine

11/20/2014, They say that sitting in front of your computer all day is not good for your health or your posture, which we have to agree with to a certain extent, but is texting just as bad for you? Well according to a paper published in the Surgical Technology...