Exploring wearable technology in the health care sector

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Can wearable technology help to prolong your life? We already know more conventional forms of tech, can save lives in a definitive manner, as well as keep people in comas and other unconscious states alive for an indeterminate period of time, but how can smaller, wearable gadgets help to perform similar tasks to benefit our health? As unlikely as it might seem, wearable tech is actually beginning to shape the future of healthcare. The most obvious use for wearables within the health industry is for patients to don a wristband, or something similar, to monitor their vital statistics and other aspects of their internal health and remotely provide medical professionals with real-time information. This will, not only, put less financial pressure on families and care homes, where funding might be difficult to find, but could also eventually lead to the end of the "pulli... (more)

A treat a day... will make you more successful!

The misconception that in order to succeed you have to follow a well-honed daily routine, fully focused on health and fitness, has been eradicated. A study by Eventa has revealed the real routines of successful women are about balance – not the Yoga kind. Here’s how snooze, snacks and TV can keep you motivated on your path to success. Five more minutes… A surprising 70% of those surveyed revealed they push the snooze button – often more than once – before getting out of bed in the morning. Going against the stereotypical early rise of a successful woman, many participants also set th... (more)