Category: health

Spire’s health tracker sticks on clothes and never needs charging

Spire's health tracker sticks on clothes and never needs charging
Wearable fitness monitors promise a lot but research shows that nearly a third are abandoned in junk drawers because they're
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The NHS is turning to tech to help prevent Type 2 diabetes

The NHS is turning to tech to help prevent Type 2 diabetes
Last year, the NHS launched a diabetes prevention programme aimed at helping high-risk patients stop or delay the onset of
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Mytaxi offers London cabbies free medical training

Mytaxi offers London cabbies free medical training
A taxi-hailing app is offering London cabbies free training to deal with health-related emergencies, including acid attacks and terrorist incidents.
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3D gel stacks can grow enough stem cells to treat brain disease

3D gel stacks can grow enough stem cells to treat brain disease
Programmed stem cells promise to tackle all kinds of illnesses, but there's one catch: making them. It's hard to cultivate
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Men’s health tech creates shame-free ways to get treatment

Men's health tech creates shame-free ways to get treatment
About 50 percent of men have erectile dysfunction. That's not to say that half of all men around you at
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An algorithm could identify suicidal feelings based on brain scans

An algorithm could identify suicidal feelings based on brain scans
It's difficult to identify whether or not someone is feeling suicidal by asking. According to studies, roughly 80 percent of
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Battery-free toothbrush is powered with a twist

Battery-free toothbrush is powered with a twist
Battery-powered toothbrushes are convenient if you don't like brushing your teeth the old-fashioned way, but they have a catch: batteries.
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Life insurer offers members a $25 Apple Watch (if they earn it)

Life insurer offers members a $25 Apple Watch (if they earn it)
You might have heard of insurers discounting the Apple Watch before, but never quite like this. John Hancock is offering
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Fitbit Ionic review: Good fitness tracker, passable smartwatch

Fitbit Ionic review: Good fitness tracker, passable smartwatch
Fitbit's first real smartwatch was the worst kept secret in tech. After months of rumors, leaks and the acquisition of
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Artificial pancreas uses your phone to counter diabetes

Artificial pancreas uses your phone to counter diabetes
If you live with type 1 diabetes, you have to constantly keep track of your blood sugar levels and give
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