Wellness & Fitness trackers

Apple Taps New Fitness, Heart Monitoring Capabilities with Product Unveilings

The tech giant has announced features that will more accurately track fitness as well as a heart-monitoring study with Stanford.With its latest product unveilings on Sept. 12, Apple left little doubt that it is furthering its push into the healthcare field.The tech giant has already positioned itself as a serious innovator in the healthcare technology

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Doctors Can Help Patients Earlier Thanks to Noninvasive Sensors

Sensor-based and wearable monitoring technologies promise to aid chronic-care management.Accurate and consistent monitoring remains one of the biggest challenges for physicians who care for chronically ill patients, especially older populations. But what if doctors and clinicians could use automated technology to more easily track patient activity and stop episodic problems before they start?Researchers at the

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Lose It! releases DNA-based weight loss app embodyDNA

Weight loss app Lose It!, which boasts 30 million users and more than 50 million pounds lost, has launched embodyDNA, a DNA-based weight loss plan that personalizes results using an interactive app-based interface.Lose It! developed embodyDNA, which offers customized recommendations on food and beverage consumption and physical activities, in collaboration with Helix, a personal genomics

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The Most Surprising Health Wearables Trend of Q2 2017?

One of the stories that is gaining traction in the health wearables space is the reality that sensors are becoming less expensive and increasingly commoditized. Its no longer enough for health wearables makers to leverage better sensors to attract consumer interest. Instead, they must develop more holistic offerings with software that makes wearables smarter and

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