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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.

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.

Aug 05, 2011
s the flu season approaches, more and more parents are concerned about protecting their kids from cold and flu. One of the most important tasks is to avoid spread of germs is by teaching children wash their hands properly. And while many kids tend to skip this daily routine, the Tropical Seas manufacturers decided to make this task more of a fun idea.

The Itzazu Kidz biodegradable hand soaps and sanitizers help your children learn proper hand-washing technique in an amusing way. The colorful hand soaps contain color beads. As child washes his hands, the colorful beads burst and change the color of the suds. This child-friendly approach contributes to longer and more thorough hand-washing.

Aug 04, 2011
Egyptian scientists has developed a new way of delivering sildenafil citrate or commonly known as Viagra that will have certain benefits over the pills. The new transdermal delivery system uses nanocarriers that deliver the medication into the bloodstream faster and as a result the most wanted effect occurs faster as well.

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.

Aug 03, 2011
August is named a national hair loss awareness month and millions of men and women, who suffer from hair loss, are particularly aware of this problem. Hair loss is equally common among men and women of all ages.

Currently, one of the most effective hair loss treatments was minoxidil that was used to stimulate hair growth in men and women who faced the hair thinning and hair loss problem.

Aug 02, 2011
Nowadays, clothing becomes smarter, fighting the viruses, making you slimmer, measuring your vital signs and performing other healthy tasks. The UK-based company Odegon also introduced something new in smart clothing industry.

DeOdourTags are the company's nano-porous fabric tags that are ironed-on or sewn into the clothing to neutralize unpleasant body odor. The tags are fragrance-free, non-allergenic, long-lasting, base-neutral and easy on the environment.

Jul 29, 2011
If taking a bunch of sunscreen bottles does not sound appealing to you, but you still cannot imagine your day without sunscreen, you can try something new that does not take much time in your beach bag.

The SmartShield Towelettes are actually handy sunscreen that provides SPF30 protection against UVA and UVB rays. As a sunscreen it offers protection against UV radiation and should be reapplied every 3-4 hours.

Jul 27, 2011
The summer heat brings in excessive sweating and much hated sweat stains on your clothes. If you've tried everything to get rid of unpleasant body odor and still have no success in this area, the SweatBlock antiperspirant wipes can be your next best solution.

In fact, the SweatBlock wipes work for up to 7 days, keeping you dry and odor-free during days and nights.

Jul 26, 2011
Reflexonic, a medical device technology company that specializes in urology has received FDA clearance for their hand-held non-pharmaceutical device called Viberect.

The Viberect device is suitable for men with mild to moderate erectile dysfunction, who have problems with maintenance and rigidity, had spinal cord injures and undergo post-surgery rehabilitation.

Jul 22, 2011
The leading company recommended by dental professionals Philips Sonicare has released innovative products for dental care called AirFloss and DiamondClean.
The company presented their innovations, that "use both science and consumer insights to develop new technologies that meet people's needs, and ultimately, improve their lives."

Jul 20, 2011
Apotek Hjärtat a pharmacy in Sweden has released a skincare line of sunscreens for eco-conscious children and adults. The sunscreen products that include lotions, spray and balms come with useful information about the ingredients, waste reduction techniques, energy and resource use and eco-concept of the brand.

The sunscreens and after-sun products were designed to reduce environmental damage as much as possible and to make your skin care choice more sustainable.

Jul 20, 2011
Sleeping during hot summer days can be quite difficult, while sweating can affect the quality of your sleep.

The Sleep Assisting Cooling Pad was designed to keep you cool in bed to provide a peaceful sleep when you need it. The pad is filled with cooling gel that absorbs body heat and cools you down. You simply need to put it under a sheet to enjoy a good night sleep. The sleeping pad absorbs heat for about 45 minutes and when you turn during sleep the pad restores its cooling properties. It doe not require a refrigerator to cool it down and is easy to use.

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.

Jul 14, 2011
Most of us experience eye fatigue and strain, spending a lot of time in front of the computer. The Japanese Eyewear company JINS has released the two pairs of eyeglasses called J!NS PC and J!NS Moisture that ease common eye problems.

The J!NS PC was developed to block up to 55 percent of "blue light" from the computer display that often leads to eye fatigue.

The J!NS Moisture is another novel pair of eyeglasses that help your eyes retain moisture for up to 2 hours, fighting the common dry eye problem.

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.

Jul 07, 2011
Good night sleep is vital for our health, and those who suffer from insomnia have hard time getting themselves to sleep. Whether you are bothered by summer heat or work problems, falling asleep may become a difficult task.

The Lights Out Sleep Mask is not just a sleep mask, but a health gadget that promotes uninterrupted REM sleep, the important phase of your sleep with rapid eye movement. The sleep mask is made from contoured foam covered in pleasant satin fabric and has a strap with Velcro closure that make it fit perfectly around your head.

Jul 05, 2011
People, who have to use a cane, often face the risk of health problems that may occur unexpectedly.

The Aid 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.

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.

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.