Health Gadgets

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Oct 20, 2011
If getting up in the morning seems like a hard task to do, you may try quick method to wake yourself up.

AeroShot is an innovative product designed by David Edwards, a professor at Harvard University, who together with Tom Hadfield created a number of Breathable Foods products. One of the examples of such Breathable Foods is Le Whif inhaler that gives you the taste of the product, like chocolate, without calories, just by inhaling it.

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Oct 20, 2011
Recently the iHealth Lab company that produces mobile personal healthcare products introduced its innovative Digital Scale that uses Bluetooth technology and accompanying mobile applications for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

The iHealht Digital Scale tests your weight and sends this data to your device, storing and tracking your progress and making it easier for you to monitor your weight fluctuations.

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Oct 18, 2011
Nowadays children are not as active as they were just decades ago and many parents need to motivate their kids into doing physical exercises.

The company Switch2Health offers an easy and fun way to make your kids more active. Its innovative S2H REPLAY health gadget was designed for teens and younger children to track their activity and reward them for exercising.

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Oct 06, 2011
Stress can affect our health negatively in many ways. And while it is almost impossible to make our life stress-free, we can learn how to reduce it to a minimum by practicing certain techniques. Brain Resources company has introduced its innovative health gadget MyCalmBeat - a heart rate monitor that lowers stress level encouraging proper breathing at the right breathing rate.

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Sep 29, 2011
Zeo, a well-known company that produces sleep management products, has introduced its new mobile version of Zeo Sleep Manager for iPhone, iPod, iPad and Android smartphones.

While sleep problems are wide-spread among people of all ages and most of us know the importance of a good night's sleep, it's quite complicated to learn about the quality and quantity of sleep.

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Sep 05, 2011
Eating healthy can be tricky for many of us. What should you eat? How much should you eat during one meal? The RDA Interactive Chopping Board designed by Sam Gough knows the answers, measuring your food portions for healthier eating.

The innovative chopping board is equipped with LED lights, to tell you about the proper serving size and other information. The RDA Interactive chopping board calculates the portion size recognizing the type of the food that lies on its surface with the help of special in-built sensors.

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Sep 02, 2011
Whether you are a devoted yoga fan or a newbie, yoga sessions always seem more well-balanced with the right background. However, watching the online instructions or taking your laptop may be tricky during travelling or outdoor yoga.

Gaiam has the right solution for this, introducing its Audio Yoga Mat that features small built-in speaker.

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Aug 23, 2011
With the sedentary lifestyle lower back pain becomes one of the most common health problems.

York Biomedical, a US-based company, introduced its new heat therapy system that eases back pain using infrared technology.

Heat is widely used for pain relief in various devices that alleviate lower back problems, by increasing circulation and relaxing tissues and muscles. The new device called BACK-TEK uses far infrared rays that have longer wavelength and deliver heat deeper to the tissues than common heating pads. The Y-wave far infrared therapy system works under the skin, being more effective than simple heating devices.

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Aug 19, 2011
A Wellcore company has introduced its new health gadget called NewYu Fitness Monitor that tracks you everyday activities, including walking, running, biking and other workout routines as well as everyday tasks, such as cooking, cleaning and shopping to give you more accurate answer about your calories burned. The device uses innovative motion detection technology that analyzes different types of motions, tracking your daily activities and calories you have burned.

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Aug 08, 2011
If you are one of those men, who spends most of the time travelling or simply do not have enough time for shaving, the Carzor can become your next best thing.

Carzor is flat portable gadget that transforms into a shaving razor, mirror and blades and that can easily fit your wallet. The razor is detached from the card, while the other part serves as a small mirror.

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Aug 05, 2011
If you decided to lose some extra weight and want some motivation, you can use a special tool to control your appetite.

The Bite Counter is a health gadget developed by specialists at Clemson University in South Carolina that helps you manage your calories intake by tracking the number of bites you take and sounds an alarm, if you ate too much. The health watch analyzes the wrist motions, which indicate that a person took a bite. The number of bites is counted.

Bite Counter keeps track of every bite you take, while you can set the number of bites for each meal.

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Aug 03, 2011
If you are a swimming devotee, nothing can be more motivating than knowing your advancements in swimming. And since many cyclists already use cycling meters to get all the useful information about their speed, distance and other characteristics, why not use the same devices for swimming sessions?

The Speedo Aquacoach is a new watch that uses advanced technology to track your laps, distance, speed, calories burned and make your sessions even more meaningful. It features an inbuilt accelerometer to count strokes per lap automatically.

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Jul 18, 2011
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is a heart-breaking problem for thousands of parents. While the exact reason of SIDS is still unknown, Tomer Apel and Anava Finesilver, the Israel students from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev are developing a new computer system that could lower the chances of SIDS in infants.

The BabyBeatsystem created by the students consists of a video camera that is connected to your computer and the software.

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Jul 11, 2011
Scientists developed a novel solution that helps you get rid of germs in your clothing once and for all.

The spray-on solution, created by the researchers from the University of Georgia is applied to any clothing item, including your socks and it will remove all the germs. The effect is permanent and even after multiple washing in hot water, your clothes stay clean.

The new solution is claimed to kill a great variety of germs, including staphylococcus, streptococcus, E. coli, pseudomonas and others. It can be used not only on clothes, but other items, like carpets, shoes and even plastics.

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Jul 04, 2011
Your Smartphone can soon become your best doctor, as the new Android app can predict the beginning of the illness, such as flu or common cold and depression, before you even realize it yourself.

DailyData is an application created by MIT Media Lab that is able to alert the user, if something goes wrong with their health by analyzing SMS data, calling data and locating data.

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Jun 17, 2011
The recent research from the Sleep Neuroimaging Research Program at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine shows that people, who suffer from insomnia, have increased brain metabolism in the frontal cortex, which makes it difficult for them to fall or stay asleep.

The reasearchers say that the best way to treat insomnia is to cool those areas of the brain.

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Jun 14, 2011
Researchers from Melbourne created a smart fiber that can be used in bandages to indicate if there is a risk of infection.

Louise van der Werff, the inventor of the innovative bandage and Monash University PhD student says that this invention can significantly reduce the cost of chronic wound care. The fiber is sensitive to temperature changes as small as 0.5 of a degree Celcius and changes its color to indicate the wound problems that are often accompanied by temperature shifts.

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Jun 09, 2011
The good quality sleep is a key factor for maintaining good health. Nowadays the diagnostics of sleep can be as simple as wearing a specially designed clothes that monitor your vital signs.

Somnus Sleep Shirt was developed by Nyx Device and looks like a regular T-shirt, but is embedded with sensors that track your breathing during sleep.

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May 31, 2011
The loud sound of an alarm clock can be quite irritating in the morning, especially when you are still in deep sleep, making you feel drowsy and disoriented. That's why it is important to wake up when your body is ready for that.

EASYWAKEme is an alarm clock system that helps you wake up at the best possible time. It works with your mobile phone and includes a sensor device worn on the wrist and software installed on your mobile phone. When you go to bed, you need to wear the sensor and set the latest time to wake up in the morning.

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May 23, 2011
Well-known Withings WiFi body weight scales now can be connected to Panasonic Viera to see all your health data on TV screen. Withings health application allows the user to use television as a health dashboard, viewing the necessary information, which will probably stimulate more active lifestyle and help all couch potatoes get their bums off the couch.



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