People, who have to use a cane, often face the risk of health problems that may occur unexpectedly.
is an innovative health gadget
developed by designer Egle Ugintaite from Lithuania and will surely become a useful tool for everyone, who needs it. The smart cane that was awarded at the recent Fujitsu's 2011 design award
is able to track vital health signs
such as blood pressure, pulse and body temperature.
If you are concerned about everyday radiation, which, in fact, became the inevitable part of our life, then you will need an anti-radiation shield to protect your body from unnecessary radiation.
Cell phones, WiFi, microwaves, computers and numerous gadgets
just to name a few are around us all day long.
Recently, more efforts have been done in the area of blood glucose monitoring. Since millions of people suffer from diabetes
around the world, checking the blood glucose level is essential part of keeping the disease under control.
Currently, most people use blood glucose meters that require you to prick the finger many times a day, which is not so pleasant for the sufferers of this disease.
Scientists at Arizona State University
together with the Mayo Clinic
decided to design a monitor that is far less painful. The innovative device requires you to touch your tear ducts
, which is less uncomfortable than finger pricking.
To get the test sample, you need to take the fluid from the eyes, absorbing small amounts of fluid to measure the glucose level. Scientists say that glucose in tears tells about glucose levels just as accurately as during a blood test
Researchers hope that the new method will encourage people to check their blood sugar level more often.
If you have children, you probably know how often you need to take a child's temperature and how challenging it may be. Thanks to the release of new non-contact thermometers, this task becomes so much easier for parents.
New parents often feel overwhelmed by the information concerning their baby
. When and how to feed your baby, change diapers, sanitize the bottles, take medicines and many other things? Having a personal assistant would definitely help you get all the baby things right.
Do you want to improve the shape of your legs and buttocks simply by working out a few minutes a day? If this seems too good to be true to you, you can test a new leg exercise machine that is called Leg Master.
While it is still not clear how harmful radiation from cell phones and other tech can be, many scientists think that it is better to prevent the possible side effects, rather than wait for the definitive results from the studies. In addition, many people nowadays are worried about the increased use of cell phones, iPods, BlackBeries and this especially refers to pregnant women.
If you long struggled to lose weight, but failed to get rid of love handles, you can try a new revolutionary way to become fitter.
is a device that practically freezes fat cells on the most problem body areas.
The smart device that tracks your heart rate, heart activity and sleep
and sends this vital information to your iPhone
was developed by specialists at Proteus Biomedical Inc.
Most parents struggle to take their child's
temperature, because children can be worried about the unknown objects inserted inside their bodies. Many children are also too fidgety to keep them in place for some time to take the temperature. This makes the procedure very difficult to perform and decreases the accuracy of the readings.
If you are concerned about your activity level, disturbed sleep
or the number of calories you burn daily, you can use a health gadget
that tracks all the main functions that play a great role in keeping you fit.
Hair removal is delicate problem for many women. There are numerous methods to remove hair from unwanted places, but many have quite a short-term effect. Many women have already heard about laser hair treatment that is claimed to provide almost permanent hair removal. Now, there is one more option for smooth and silky skin that is called TRIA Laser Hair Removal System
More and more children face the problem of obesity because of the sedentary lifestyle and unhealthy eating. And today parents need more than just words to get their kids moving.
The new health gadget MOVband
was designed specially for children to make them more physically active
. The device was developed by a teacher, a fitness instructor and a mother of three and uses latest accelerometer technology. The system combines the wrist worn band with the MOVband Challenge, a school-ready program.
Having high blood pressure often means that you need to take blood pressure drugs regularly. But the makers of a new health gadget
claim that their device can help control your blood pressure without medications.
The gadget called Resperate
works by slowing down user's breathing, playing soothing music
Nothing can be more annoying than a sound of alarm clock early in the morning, when you can hardly open your eyes. LARK is a sleep
system that works with your iPad or iPhone
to help you sleep and wake up better.
The system uses silent alarm technology
waking you up gently and naturally using soothing vibrations.
Worried about your sedentary lifestyle? Then it may be time to incorporate innovative office desk.
The company Hammacher Schemmer
has developed an Elliptical Machine Office Desk
that makes sitting healthier. The adjustable desk that comes with semi-recumbent elliptical trainer
helps you workout while sitting at the desk.
Keeping your meal portions within certain range is important for weight loss
However, those who want to lose or maintain optimal weight often find it too complicated to count calories or do not know exactly what size their portions should be.
In this case we all need some motivation to stick to our weight los plan.
Children diagnosed with autism
often have problems communicating with others, which becomes one of the biggest challenges for a child and his parents.
The interactive toy called Auti
was designed to overcome those difficulties and teach a child positive interactions
Nowadays a variety of iPhone apps allow people to monitor their health, including blood pressure
, healthy eating habits, weight and other important aspects of your health.
Now, a new iPhone app was developed to monitor your psychological and physical stress level
. Basically the Stress Check app by Azumio
analyzes your heart rate that is known to correlate to different levels of stress.
If you have to deal with high blood pressure, checking your blood pressure
and heart rate regularly becomes crucial to your health condition. The iHealth Blood Pressure Monitoring System
that was developed for your iPhone, iPod or iPad includes a blood pressure cuff, portable dock and an iHealth application
for this purpose.
Using the iHealth
on your iPhone, you can check your blood pressure and heart rate, placing your gadget in the portable dock that also charges it for longer use.