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Sep 12, 2012
As the flu seasons approaches, our fears of getting swine flu or whooping cough increase. One way to protect you and your family from the respiratory infections is to get flu shots regularly, while another is to use special oral antiseptic.

Clinical trials of new Halo Oral Antiseptic spray have shown that it kills 99,9 percent of viruses, causing flu and colds.

Jul 16, 2012
Find yourself in a situation, when you need to brush your teeth and there is no toothbrush and toothpaste available? Now you can use Rolly - small rubber disc with hundreds of miniature bristles that you can chew to clean your mouth.

The innovative product contains fluoride and xylitol that strengthen tooth enamel, removes plaque and fight demineralization of your teeth.

Jul 02, 2012
Flautulence can be quite an embarrassing problem for many people. If you are one of those, who suffer from irritable bowel syndrome, lactose intolerance, spastic colon, diabetes, colitis, Crohn's disease, diverticulitis, menstrual odors and other conditions, you can make your life much more comfortable, using specially designed flautulence pads.

Flad-D pads are deodorizer pads that are worn inside your underwear to mask any unpleasant smells.

Jun 21, 2012
Imagine being stuck somewhere in the middle of your trip with no water to clean yourself. In this case you will probably need a DryBath, the innovative gel that makes you fresh and clean without water. The gel was developed by Ludwick Marishane, student from South Africa, who was inspired by his friend being too lazy to use a shower, especially when there is no hot water available.

The DryBath is exactly what you need to clean youself without bathing.

Jun 20, 2012
A new gel with nanoparticles may someday become available to all women who want to ward off sexually transmitted diseases.

Scientists conducted a study on mice, applying drug that protects against herpes using innovative nanogel. As a result the effectiveness of the drug increased three-fold. If the effect will be lasting several hours, it could be applied by women beforehand as a protection against STD's. The researchers chose an anti-herpes drug that was not very effective and exposed mices with very infectious herpes virus. The study showed good protective properties of the gel against infection.

Jun 14, 2012
Scientists from the University of Zurich say that a new pill called erythropoietin (Epo) can motivate you to exercise more.

Studies conducted on animals showed that Epo acts as a motivation tool to workout more. The hormone affects person's mood and is even more effective for people suffering from depression. Earlier studies showed that it improves exercise capacity for people with heart failure.

Jun 08, 2012
If you decided to start practicing yoga at home, and do not have a yoga instructor, the innovative shirt will help you exercise correctly and have better results.

The shirt called Move by Electricfoxy is a hi-tech garment that enhaces your performance and make your movements more precise, correcting you, if you pose is not exactly what it should be.

Jun 06, 2012
If you want to make sure your skin looks healthy and young, there is an app that helps you do your regular face check-ups. How many times did you hear that a new face cream reduces wrinkles in two weeks by 70 percents or so? Now is the time to find out the truth.

Japanese company Fujitsu Laboratories came up with the Color Frame that analyzes your skin condition using your smartphone and small color wheel.

May 23, 2012
What if you could choose your dreams? Now the dreams can come true. The innovative Remee sleep mask is a gadget that allows you to have lucid dreams that can be controlled. The mask features six red LED lights that are visible to the brain, but do not disturb your sleep.
When you enter the REM sleep, deep stage of sleep, the lights turn on to indicate that you are dreaming. This gives you an opportunity to control what to dream about.

May 16, 2012
Women, using birth control methods, such as vaginal rings and skin patches, have higher risk of developing blood clots than those, who use contraceptive pill, scientists say.

The study conducted by scientists at the University of Copenhagen used the data of 1,6 million women. The analysis showed that women, who did not use birth control methods, had 2 in 10,000 risk of having blood clots annually.

May 10, 2012
Those, who like travelling, may sometimes find themselves in a situation, when personal hygiene becomes a challenging task. What if the only thing you have is a water bottle? You can use Hygienna Solo, a portable faucet that can be attached to any standard water bottle and apply it to clean your privates.

The portable bidet is sutable for most water bottles as they have the same diameter of the mouth.

May 02, 2012
Scientists at Pennsylvania State University developed a new way to turn starch into fine strands that can be combined to create bandages, tissues, napkins and other medical products.

Starch that can be found in such foods as corn and potatoes is among the most abundant and inexpensive natural materials that is not only easy on the environment, but also can lead to the development of medical bandages that do not require any removal.

May 02, 2012
When you look through rose-tinted glasses life indeed seems better, especially when you suffer from dreadful migraines. The recent study revealed that wearing glasess with rosy hue may reduce and prevent headaches and migraines.

During the study 22 patients, some of whom suffered from migraines with aura and others without headaches were wearing clear, grey or rose-tinted glasses while looking at high-contrast patterns, which create movement effect and can trigger migraines.

Apr 24, 2012
Air pollution has been linked to numerous health problems from obesity to heart attack. It is almost impossible to determine how much pollution you inhale every day, but now with the Personal Exposure Monitor you will know for sure what's taking toll on your health.
MicroREM is a personal device that is worn like a necklace was developed by researchers from RTI, Columbia University, Stanford University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Northeastern University.

Apr 13, 2012
If you want to quit smoking, don't rely on nicotine patches and menthol cigarettes as studies show that they are at best useless, but may even increase the risk of serious health problems.

Recently the study conducted by Dr. Nicholas Vozoris of St. Michael's Hospital, in Toronto has found that menthol cigarettes may up stroke risk. Those who smoked menthol cigarettes had doubled risk to have a smoke and this risk was higher for non-black smokers and women.

Apr 09, 2012
our body is full of various types of bacteria and while most of them are quite harmless, there are also many antibiotic-resistant bacteria that are quite hard to get rid of. But now you have a new health gadget that will kill all those harmful bacteria in just seconds.

The Portable Plasma Flashlight developed by Australian and Chinese scientists kills 17 layers of bacteria that form on human skin. The device exposes skin to plasma that has the temperature between 68 and 73 degrees Fahrenheit or 20-23 degrees Celsius and does not harm skin tissues.

Apr 05, 2012
Future of the medicine looks promising with medical tattoos and smart pills and now the new innovation that will make detection of the diseases even easier.

The tooth tattoo made of grapheme senses the presence of bacteria in your mouth to tell what's taking toll on your health. The sensitive tattoo sensors detect bacteria in small concentrations which helps in quicker diagnosis.

Mar 28, 2012
Want to get fit and seek low-impact workout? Try one of the newest fitness crazes gravity-defying workouts. Nowadays there are many options of workouts that take you in the air, like anti-gravity yoga, climbing exercises and even anti-gravity treadmills, such as Alter-G.

Mar 20, 2012
Baby's safety becomes of primary importance once your little one is born. That's way many new parents cannot imagine their life without such useful gadgets as baby monitors that allow you to hear and watch over your baby when you are around the house.

The iBaby is a new baby monitoring system that can transmit live video of a baby to your phone.

Mar 12, 2012
Jogging can soon become not only healthy, but also very useful green activity that uses your breathing for making electricity.

The new gadget called AIRE mask that was developed by Brazilian inventor Joco Paulo Lammoglia, uses air from your lungs to turn it into electricity and charge various devices, like your iPod.