06/27/2012, MSN, originally known as The Microsoft Network, is introducing its latest addition – MSN Healthy Living. The new health and lifesytle website features wellness content from respected brands like Prevention, Health.com, HealthDay, MayoClinic, Harvard and EatingWell. It’s actually a spin-off of MSN Health and it has been redesigned with an emphasis on wellness. MSN hopes that MSN Healthy Living will help its readers live more healthy and proactive lives. So, […]
10/03/2011, [CEATEC 2011] While nobody likes wearing unsightly devices to help them keep track of their health, RHOM might have found a way around the problem. At CEATEC 2011, the company showed off its new range of Techno-jewelry – UV and pulse wave sensors designed in the form of accessories that women can wear without ruining their outfits. These specially designed sensors will come in the form of earrings, bracelets, […]
10/03/2011, If you’re a bit of a health nut and you find the need to keep track of all your activities throughout the day, Fitbit has just launched the Fitbit Ultra which not only acts as a pedometer but also doubles up as a sleep monitor.
09/22/2011, Having trouble staying fit and need someone to keep an eye out on you? Well, Fleetly is the app for you. Designed for iOS devices, Fleetly is a fitness app that analyzes your goals, body and workout history, along with the combined results of all its users to benchmark your changing Fitness Level and at the same time it challenges you to compete for bragging rights on leaderboards. I guess […]
08/31/2011, If life has thought us anything, it’s that if you want to get somebody to do something tedious like staying in shape – you’ve got to make it fun, and that’s what Striiv is all about. The company has just announced a new product that aims to take gaming out of the living room, and into the real world to turn everyday activities into fitness opportunities. The Striiv is a […]
08/10/2011, Scosche has just announced the launch of its myTREK Pulse Monitor and iPhone/iPod touch app for all you fitness junkies out there. If you exercise a lot and want a gauge of how well you’ve been performing, the myTREK Pulse Monitor is just for you. Users just strap it around their arm and turn on Bluetooth on their iOS device to get them paired up with the provided app. The […]
07/26/2011, It’s amazing how far technology has come, back in the day who would’ve thought that we’d be able to replace our malfunctioning lungs with an artificial lung? Some researchers at the Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) have come up with an easily portable and implantable artificial lung and here’s the best part: it is said to work with regular air. Currently, artificial lungs required pure oxygen in order to function […]
06/28/2011, So a lot us use the excuse that we work too much, that’s why we find it difficult to find the time to make a trip to the gym. We also use excuses like we’re tired, or we have to wake up early, etc. If you’ve used those excuses, chances are you probably know a couple more, but with the introduction of the Elliptical Machine Office Desk, it looks like your […]
05/27/2011, If you feel like you’re always not sleeping enough or sleeping too much, you ought to get your sleeping habits checked. As we all know, sleep is vital to our health, and too little (and even too much) of it can be bad for us. But the right amount of sleep will help people get up feeling refreshed, stress-free, totally alert and prepared to take on the day. Well the […]
05/19/2011, Great news to the nearly 65 million Medco members in America – Verizon and Medco Health Solutions have teamed up to take their first major step into the mobile healthcare arena. The companies have just announced the release of the Medco Pharmacy app today – the only mobile app on the market that offers real-time patient-specific drug safety and savings information. For the folks who are always on the go […]
05/03/2011, It looks like video games aren’t that bad after all. After hundreds of reports about how video games have a bad influence on society, we finally have reports that they can actually encourage healthy living. Researchers have discovered that video games can help people going through physical therapy as part of the accident recovery process.
04/14/2011, Reebok has just launched a new app that attempts to help you stay fit through the power of social networks – and peer pressure. Called The Promise Keeper, you use the app to schedule when you plan to have your next run. The app will then inform all your friends on Facebook and followers on Twitter about when it will take place. When it comes to the day of your […]
04/07/2011, If you thought that video games were all designed to keep your butts glued to the couch – well you’re wrong. THQ and Zuffa have announced that they will be expanding the UFC video gaming portfolio over to the Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii later this year. But instead of the regular fighting games you’ve come to expect from the UFC franchise, UFC Personal Trainer is a game aimed to […]
03/23/2011, Jonathan Liow, a graduate student from Monash University recently came up with an idea to help folks who don’t have access to heaters or kettles the chance to purify water. Called the Solarball, this useful device is makes use of the sunlight to purity fresh water. Resembling a hamster ball, the Solarball can produce up 3 liters of clean water – if there is ample sunlight. It works by absorbing […]