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Curing Blindness Goes Mobile With PEEK Vision App

Did you know that it's possible to test your eyesight using your smartphone? Andrew Bastawrous, a 34 year old ophthalmologist from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, invented the Portable Eye Examination Kit, or PEEK, a mobile app and clip-on hardware that transforms a smartphone into a pocket-size optical clinic. 

Apple's HealthKit On IOS8: Your Health And Fitness Apps In One Place

HealthKit is set to be released in a few hours with the release of iOS8, a fierce attempt by Apple to take their place as the leader of health tracking technologies. It's a brand new framework that centralizes the data storage of personal health information, to make a developers apps more engaging and personal for users. Today they launched clinical trials with Duke and Stanford University, to track cancer and heart disease statistics on the HealthKit app.

10 Beauty Inventions That Need To Exist Now

There are tons of clever and helpful beauty products on the market, but there are a few inventions women are still waiting for. Hopefully the cosmetic industry will hear our woes and help us out! Someone invent these products!

Suffering From Alzheimer's? Wander Safely With New Wearable Sensor

A young scientist has invented a wearable sensor, SafeWander, that alerts caregivers on their smartphones when their patients wander out of bed. He invented it based on personal experiences with his own grandfather who suffers from Alzheimer's and has started to wander.

Watch How Medication Affects Movement In Parkinson's Disease

Global Kinetics has just received FDA approval for their Parkinson's KinetiGraph (PKG) Data Logger, a wearable wrist recorder that monitors and tracks the movement of a patient suffering from movement disorders like Parkinson's, to help their physician determine the best course of treatment.

Hair Brush Phone Case Guarantees You'll Look Great In Every Selfie

I'll be the first to admit I love selfies. Maybe that's a bit narcissistic, but I really believe I'm the best at taking photos of me. If you're selfie-obsessed and you want to look your best at any given, selfie-perfect opportunity, a new iPhone case is going to make your dreams come true. A hair brush, phone case hybrid will make sure your hair looks great right before your snap another pic.

Take Your Training To A New Level With Bionic Resistance Suit

Athletes train to get an edge, and so they look for training methods and equipment to give them that edge. The Bionic Resistance Suit is one of those pieces of equipment. It utilizes resistance bands to add a load to athletes' normal movements.

Fermented Fashion: Wearable Tech Garments Smell Like a Hangover

A dirty petri dish brought about the discovery of penicillin and in the same sort of vein, although arguably less momentous, a contaminated vat of wine was the catalyst for the phenomenon known as 'fermented fashion.' Read on for more details about this edgy Australian wearable tech innovation.

Don't Skip Leg Day: Work Your Calves With Calf Fit

Seriously, don't skip leg day. If you're any kind of gym goer or fitness freak, you don't want to be the guy with the great arms and chicken legs. That's where Calf Fit comes in. If you're looking for impressive calves, or you want to improve your leg strength, this may be the in-home fitness product for you.

The Mink 3-D Make Up Printer: Wearable Tech’s Cosmetic Innovation

Harvard graduate, Grace Choi, has invented a 3-D prototype printer called Mink that enables users to print any form of makeup right from their home. Read on to learn more about this amazing wearable tech innovation.