Medical Technology And Health Apps - by Ellen Dudley
Do you geek out over the latest gadgets, wearable technologies and smartphone apps that improve you and your family's health, fitness, or well being? Then you've come to the right place.
As a biomedical engineer with 5 years cofounding startups as a mobile app designer, I love writing about inventions that involve smartphones or hardware to help you track, monitor, and improve your health, fitness and happiness.
I also love to cover inventions that have a female focus, and aim to improve women's quality of life. Get in touch if you'd like me to cover your latest invention.
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With the sudden rise in popularity of weightlifting, it has become more important than ever to develop solutions to mitigate the risk and prevent injury. A new product on the market for gyms, SmartSpot, is re-imagining gym equipment and personal training with 3D cameras and real-time reporting.
A recent study published in the September issue of the Journal Sleep, suggests that skipping a few hours sleep can affect the number of sick days you take. And sleeping too many hours can also affect your work attendance. So what to do about it if you are one of those people who isn't getting enough sleep? Or sleeping too much? Aha, now there's an app for that: Digipill.
The Stork is a drug-free device that helps you to conceive from the comfort of your own home. Today it's available to buy over-the-counter in US pharmacies. It consists ofa "conceptacle", worn by the male during sexual intercourse to collect semen, and an applicator that delivers this semen to the cervix after intercourse.