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New research says men who marry intelligent women live longer

January 10th, 2019 at 11:32 am » Comments Off

New research has shown that if a man wants to live a long healthy life, marrying a smart woman will go a long way in fulfilling this desire. Besides increasing longevity, having an intelligent wife can negate the chances of a man catching dementia. The right partner will definitely help enrich a person’s life. However, […]



Scientists find a way to 3D print one pill for all that ails you

January 9th, 2019 at 11:41 am » Comments Off

  Multiple medications with different release times—all in one pill. Last year, the FDA approved a 3D-printed pill for the first time. And now, researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have developed a method to make 3D printing medicine even better. NUS Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Assistant Professor Soh Siow Ling, with the […]



How data mining reveals the world’s healthiest cuisines

December 31st, 2018 at 2:08 am » Comments Off

  Algorithms are teasing apart the link between food and health to provide the first evidence that we really are what we eat. Jean Brillat-Savarin was a 19th-century French lawyer famed for his writings on gastronomy. In his most famous work, he said: “Dis-moi ce que tu manges, je te dirai ce que tu es.” […]



IBM fingernail sensor tracks health through your grip

December 28th, 2018 at 6:06 am » Comments Off

Its AI could detect the development of a disease. The strength of your grip can frequently be a good indicator of your health, and not just for clearly linked diseases like Parkinson’s — it can gauge your cognitive abilities and even your heart health. To that end, IBM has developed a fingernail sensor that can […]



The 10 most incredible medical breakthroughs of 2018

December 16th, 2018 at 12:10 pm » Comments Off

From medical drones to the first FDA-approved cannabis drug, innovative research continues to transform the future of health care. In a tech-obsessed world, it’s only natural to ponder all the ways technology might actually be damaging your health. Is social media a trigger for depression? Could your cell phone start a fire while you sleep? […]



This $1,500 mirror streams live fitness classes to compete with Peloton and ClassPass

December 8th, 2018 at 2:08 am » Comments Off

Another at-home fitness company is making its debut today. Mirror is coming out of stealth mode with the introduction of its eponymous device. It’s a mirror atop a 40-inch, 1080p vertical display that plays live or prerecorded fitness classes. The idea is that you can stand in front of the mirror, follow a trainer’s instructions […]



Air pollution cuts two years off global average lifespan, says study

November 29th, 2018 at 1:25 pm » Comments Off

A woman wearing a mask walks along a street in smog-hit Beijing. Photograph: Andy Wong/AP Air pollution cuts the average lifespan of people around the globe by almost two years, analysis shows, making it the single greatest threat to human health. The research looked at the particulate pollution produced by the burning of fossil fuels […]



L’Oréal’s wearable sensor will track your UV exposure throughout the day

November 29th, 2018 at 1:01 pm » Comments Off

L’Oréal has announced a wearable device that measures your exposure to ultraviolet radiation that can seriously damage your skin and eyes and potentially cause skin cancer. The La Roche-Posay My Skin Track UV sensor is designed to clip onto your clothes or bag, and it relies on NFC rather than Bluetooth to transmit its data, […]



Naked 3d body scanner is like a wellness center at home

November 24th, 2018 at 12:25 pm » Comments Off

The full-body scanner helps you keep tabs on your body’s fat composition without visiting a wellness coach. In recent years, health and wellness has become increasingly connected to technology, with a bevy of health-forward products entering the market. These devices include everything from smart watches that do double duty as fitness and heart rate monitors […]



L’Oréal’s wearable sensor will track your UV exposure throughout the day

November 23rd, 2018 at 9:57 am » Comments Off

It even integrates with Apple’s HealthKit. L’Oréal has announced a wearable device that measures your exposure to ultraviolet radiation that can seriously damage your skin and eyes and potentially cause skin cancer. The La Roche-Posay My Skin Track UV sensor is designed to clip onto your clothes or bag, and it relies on NFC rather […]



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