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Polar Unveils OH1 Optical Heart Rate Sensor

08/30/2017, #IFA 2017 – Polar is a company that many fitness enthusiasts might be familiar with. For those who aren’t familiar, Polar creates fitness-related products such as a fitness trackers and heart rate sensors that can be worn across the chest. However...

NHS Mobile App Will Reward Users For Reaching Fitness Goals

08/22/2017, There are some pretty obvious benefits when it comes to staying in shape. Of course not everyone has to work out to the point where they are sporting hulking muscles or six-packs or being able to do pushups with just one hand, but clearly working out and...

Scientists Find Smartphone Separation Anxiety Is A Growing Problem

08/16/2017, Do you ever find yourself feeling a little bit nervous when your smartphone isn’t with you? Where you’re wondering who might have sent you messages, emails, or tried to call, or who might have commented on your latest Facebook post? That anxiety you...

Google Preps For Allergy Season With Pollen Forecasts In Search

08/16/2017, According to Google, one in five Americans suffer from seasonal allergies, which can be incredibly annoying and not to mention very inconvenient when you are trying to get things done. While Google probably can’t dispense you medicine or create a cure...

Scientists Create A New Way To Deliver Medicine Through Your Stomach

08/16/2017, The acids in our stomachs are great for helping to break down food to digest them, but when it comes to medication, there are some instances where consuming medicine orally might not be the most effective way around it, such as insulin which is typically...

Researchers Use Machine Learning To Detect Depression On Instagram

08/08/2017, The things you post on social media can sometimes say a lot about you as a person, and even your mental state, and this is something that researchers are looking to explore more of. In a recently published study in the EPJ Data Science (via Mashable),...

MACROPACK Is A Lunchbox With A Weighing Scale

07/28/2017, For those who are on a diet and are calorie counting, then you know that being precise with your food is key to maintaining that diet, especially for those who might be bodybuilding are looking to eat more of a certain nutrient. This is why you do notice...

Just Like Apple, Amazon Reportedly Has A Secret Health Team As Well

07/26/2017, Amazon might be known as an online retailer for all kinds of things you can think of, but the company also has some pretty big ambitions. For example we’ve seen how they’re trying to get into our homes with devices like the Dash buttons and the Amazon...

IBM’s AI Predicts Schizophrenia By Looking At Brain Blood Flow

07/21/2017, The thing with a lot of diseases and health problems is that it is usually better when it is detected early. In some cases early detection means a higher chance of being cured, or in some cases where it is incurable, early detection can mean that victims...

Smart Harness Will Help Stroke Victims Learn To Walk Again

07/20/2017, Depending on the severity of a stroke, it can affect the patient’s mobility, where in some cases it can be severe enough where it impedes their walking completely and they have to be pushed around in a wheelchair. However thanks to the efforts of a...

Flat Microscope Brain Implant Could Restore Lost Eyesight

07/16/2017, Restoring the eyesight to a patient isn’t exactly new and as we have seen in the past, this is possible through practices such as eye transplants. However the only downside is that this means that patients will have to wait for the organ to become...

Apple Patent Reveals AirPods With Biometric Tracking Capabilities

07/06/2017, On the surface Apple’s AirPod headphones seem like just a pair of really clever wireless headphones, and a way for iPhone users to deal with the lack of headphone jack. However could Apple have plans to eventually turn the AirPod into more than just a...