Sep 20, 2011
Excessive salt intake is one of the main causes of high blood pressure. That's why many doctors would first recommend you to control the amount of salt
The Japanese company Compact Impact
decided to introduce its electronic Salinity Monitor Spoon
that helps to determine if your food is too salty or not. This health gadget
is mostly suitable for liquids, such as soups or sauces. While watching over your salt intake can be pretty tricky, for many elderly people it can be even more difficult since many of them have the inhibited sense of taste.
Sep 16, 2011
Glowing complexion is the key feature that tells about your health and well-being. Now, Panasonic offers you an innovative rejuvenating system that will make your skin
look healthy and moisturized.
Paansonic's Nano-Care Ion Steamer
uses small nano-particle ion steam
that penetrates deeper to the skin, and as it is suggested unlike most products that target outer skin, it works on deepr level, thus being more effective. This technology improves your skin condition and as a result you look refreshed and your skin is smoother.
Sep 15, 2011
While in the past IUDs were often blamed for various health problems, the new research shows that it might actually give women some protection against cervical cancer
The study conducted by researchers at the Catalan Institute of Oncology, Spain, on 20,000 women, revealed that women using IUD
were not more likely to have HPV (human papillomavirus
) that is linked to cervical cancer and that their risk of developing cervical cancer was cut by half.
Sep 14, 2011
The best defense against premature ageing, wrinkles, fine lines and discoloration is vitamins supply that helps to protect your skin from of sun exposure, pollution and other harmful effects.
Many skin care
products are filled with healthy antioxidants and other nutrients to keep your skin look younger, but they are not enough as our skin needs variety of vitamins from the inside.
What are the most powerful vitamins for a younger, healthy skin?
Sep 13, 2011
Nowadays everybody seems to enjoy yoga. There are classes for the young and old, office workers and for those behind the bars.
Yoga is known to reduce pain, stress, deal with various health problems, boost your brain function and your performance. While the main principles of yoga remain the same, many people add their own meaning to this practice.
Here are the most interesting, weird and fun yoga trends that appeared recently.
Sep 09, 2011
Carbone dioxide may not be good for the environment, but the recent study revealed it could become very helpful in case of nasal allergies
During the study that was funded by Capnia
, Inc., a Palo Alto, California-based company, the researchers gave 348 participants, who suffered from nasal allergies, a shot of intranasal carbon dioxide
or placebo treatment.
Sep 08, 2011
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.
Sep 06, 2011
The company Citrus Lane
offers monthly subscription for new moms and dads, delivering care packages with gifts that are appropriate for each stage of the baby
All the items in gift packs were picked up based on real moms and dads ratings
. Each package goes with 4-5 products for each month of baby's life from newborn package up to 18 months.
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.
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
Sep 01, 2011
, a San Francisco design team have created Duet USB vibrator
that can be used for data storage and for sexual pleasure
The innovative vibrator was dubbed as discreet, compact, luxury vibe and can be used as a woman's sex toy, being discreet, waterproof, virtually silent and compact
. The Duet sex toy has four vibration modes and five power levels.
Sep 01, 2011
While everyone knows that sunscreen is a must-have for hot summer days, not everyone uses it correctly, which means reapplying the sunscreen
after several hours throughout the day.
Now, the researchers at King's College London
in UK have come up with an absolutely new way of using your sun-protecting products. They discovered that corals make their own sunscreen
, which may lead to a new era in sun protection.
Aug 25, 2011
A baby surrounded by soft pillows may be a cute picture, but not when it comes to sleeping environment.
The study, conducted by Children's National Medical Center
warns that soft bedding is dangerous for babies
. Despite the numerous warnings many parents still think that pillows and blankets make babies feel more comfortable and protect them from injures. In fact, soft bedding is high-risk factor for accidental suffocation, strangulation and SIDS
, scientists say.
Aug 24, 2011
Most crib mattresses are made of non-porous materials that do not provide enough air circulation. In this case, Nook Sleep System
makes a difference, having absolutely unique pebbly surface that preserves natural air flow
and thus makes your infant's sleep
peaceful and healthy.
The Nook Sleep System includes a wide range of products, including Pebble Organic mattresses, wraps, Fitted Crib Sheets, NapSack, blankets and pillows. The Pebble Mattresses
are firm enough, yet soft and comfortable for babies, who spend a lot of time sleeping.
Aug 23, 2011
With the sedentary lifestyle lower back pain becomes one of the most common health problems.
, 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.
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
Aug 18, 2011
You cannot fully understand what it's like to be a pregnant woman, until you experience all the difficulties and discomfort of pregnancy
The Japanese scientists at the Kanagawa Institute of Technology
have developed a Mommy Tummy suit
that simulates pregnancy sensations.The dads-to-be can wear this pregnancy suit to go though nine months of weight gain, breast enlargement, baby kicks and changes in balance
. The suit has a bladder that gradually fills in to increase the weight and imitate weight gain.
Aug 11, 2011
While in some parts of the world the HIV
testing can takes weeks or even longer, the developers of an innovative chip claim that results can be available just in 20 minutes
The mChip is a health gadget that can easily and quickly diagnose HIV in any part of the world. The device mChip which means "mobile microfluidic chip
" was developed by Samuel Sia
, Columbia engineering professor together with Claros Diagnostics
. This lab on a chip features tiny forms of test tubes and chemicals that were made using injection molding. All is needed is a drop of blood that is obtained through finger prick. The mChip is then inserted into a handheld analyzer and it gives clear answer, such as yes or no in les than 20 minutes.
Aug 10, 2011
The scientists have developed a new technology that can help parents get to know the gender of the unborn baby as early as seven weeks of pregnancy
The novel method analyzes cell-free fetal DNA
that is present in the blood of a pregnant
woman. The simple blood test can reveal whether you have a boy or a girl just a week or two after a woman misses her periods
. Typically, a woman can find out about the gender of her baby during ultrasound procedure at 18-20 weeks.
Aug 09, 2011
If you decided to lose extra weight
and become more active, choosing the right shapewear is one of the most delicate tasks. Like many women, Danielle Dobin
, a designer and mother, did not like the idea of wearing shapewear that would expose all her imperfections and decided to develop a high performance activewear.