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Consumer Digital Health Apps Are Not “Dangerous”

Consumer Digital Health Apps Are Not “Dangerous” | by the numbers | Scoop.it

Digital health pioneer Paul Sonnier takes a look at the FDA’s stance on mobile medical apps.


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Can you count your way to happiness? | Al Jazeera America

Can you count your way to happiness? | Al Jazeera America | by the numbers | Scoop.it
Millions are using tech to track and record every aspect of their lives. It's called the Quantified Self movement.
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DATA AT A DISTANCE: Thoughts on 'Digital Public Health' - Forbes

DATA AT A DISTANCE: Thoughts on 'Digital Public Health' - Forbes | by the numbers | Scoop.it
(Photo credit: Claus Rebler) The sensor that never touches you. Today, our body temperature can be scanned from a distance quickly and simply.  For a busy Mom with a sick child, this is a great idea.

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Login | Sprout Social - How Business Gets Social

Login | Sprout Social - How Business Gets Social | by the numbers | Scoop.it
Log in to your Sprout Social account. Don't have an account yet? Sign up for a free 30-day trial.
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Analyze this: Quantified Self is not as geeky as you think

Analyze this: Quantified Self is not as geeky as you think | by the numbers | Scoop.it
Ten years ago, Jin Young Kim began to track his happiness. He’s happier in the morning than at night, when he’s busy than when he’s idle, and at work than at home.
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Nike+ Users Could Power 6,700 Houses Daily

Nike+ Users Could Power 6,700 Houses Daily | by the numbers | Scoop.it
To mark the one-year anniversary of FuelBand energy-tracking device, Nike shared with us some interesting stats about how active users are.
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Nike CEO Mark Parker On His Company's Digital Future: Body-Controlled Music, Color-Coded Heart Rates

Nike CEO Mark Parker On His Company's Digital Future: Body-Controlled Music, Color-Coded Heart Rates | by the numbers | Scoop.it
When Nike CEO Mark Parker is about to reveal something ahead of the company's plan, his PR teams will try to stop him.
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How Technology is Driving the New Age of the Quantified Self

How Technology is Driving the New Age of the Quantified Self | by the numbers | Scoop.it
Businesses have long had access to data that gets mined, analyzed, and transformed into information that is used to optimize operations, cut costs, and chart the best strategy for business success.

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Jawbone acquires mobile health startup Massive Health in big talent acquisition

Jawbone acquires mobile health startup Massive Health in big talent acquisition | by the numbers | Scoop.it

As it turns out, Jawbone is far from done tinkering with the UP experience. According to a new report from GigaOM, Jawbone has acquired San Francisco startup Massive Health and Portland-based design firm Visere to help out. Sources with knowledge of the deal have told TechCrunch that the transaction for Massive Health was a talent acquisition, but also that stock and money changed hands totaling in the millions.

 


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This Startup Measures How Much Stress Email Gives You, And Helps You Reduce It

This Startup Measures How Much Stress Email Gives You, And Helps You Reduce It | by the numbers | Scoop.it
It aims to empower people through their own data. ;
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Counting every moment

Counting every moment | by the numbers | Scoop.it
THE idea of measuring things to chart progress towards a goal is commonplace in large organisations. Governments tot up trade figures, hospital waiting times and...

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Self-tracking and the quantified self through new digital technologies

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CES 2013: The Year of The Quantified Self? - Forbes

CES 2013: The Year of The Quantified Self? - Forbes | by the numbers | Scoop.it
About a year ago, a colleague turned me onto what would be a life changing device.
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Fitbug Launches New Suite of Health Trackers

Fitbug Launches New Suite of Health Trackers | by the numbers | Scoop.it
You may not have heard of Fitbug before, but the wearable fitness tracking device maker was one of the first companies in the now booming fit-tech space.
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Gift Guide: Fitness bands for aspiring health nuts

Gift Guide: Fitness bands for aspiring health nuts | by the numbers | Scoop.it
The latest fitness gadgets record much more than how many steps you take on any given day.
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Nike+ FuelBand and Google Glass: what next for the 'quantified self'?

Nike+ FuelBand and Google Glass: what next for the 'quantified self'? | by the numbers | Scoop.it
Chris Hollindale: We're only just at the beginning of the 'quantified self' movement, which tracks movement, diet and other issues using gadgets
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Nice reference to @Tictrac here.

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Wi-Fi Connected Scale Integrates Health Tracking Features

Wi-Fi Connected Scale Integrates Health Tracking Features | by the numbers | Scoop.it
Withings Smart Body Analyzer scale w Smart Body Analyzer scale tracks your weight, body fat, heart rate, and even the temperature of your room.

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Fitness and health tracker Fitbit is raising $30M at a $300M-plus valuation

Fitness and health tracker Fitbit is raising $30M at a $300M-plus valuation | by the numbers | Scoop.it
Fitness technology and hardware startup Fitbit is raising north of $30 million in growth capital at a $300 million-plus valuation, according to multiple sources.

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Disruptions: Data Without Context Tells a Misleading Story

Disruptions: Data Without Context Tells a Misleading Story | by the numbers | Scoop.it
According to Google Flu Trends, at the flu season’s peak in mid-January, nearly 11 percent of the United States population had influenza — double the official federal estimates.
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The Un-quantified Self: Reaching True Health Is About Habits, Not Gadgets

The Un-quantified Self: Reaching True Health Is About Habits, Not Gadgets | by the numbers | Scoop.it
From Fitbits to vibrating forks, gadgets promise healthier lifestyles through examination of our daily activities such as diet, exercise and sleep. While the hype is high, I'm not cheering as enthusiastically as my colleagues here in Silicon Valley.
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Under Armour unveiled Armour39: their next generation of wearable technology

Under Armour unveiled Armour39: their next generation of wearable technology | by the numbers | Scoop.it
Under Armour is transitioning towards performance tracking, with their sights set on fabrics that display stats themselves.

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The digital health ecosystem: a taxonomy of the quantified self

The digital health ecosystem: a taxonomy of the quantified self | by the numbers | Scoop.it

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ACTIVITY TRACKERS

• Fitbit 
• Fitbug 
• Nike+ Fuelband
• Lark Life
• Jawbone UP
• BodyMedia 
• Basis 
• Swimsense
• Motoactv
• Shine
• Amiigo

SLEEP TRACKERS

• Zeo 
• Sleep Cycle

BLOOD BIOMARKERS TRACKERS

• InsideTracker 
• WellnessFX
 Talking 20

DNA

• 23andMe

MICROBIOME

• uBiome

CARDIO TRACKING (GPS)

• RunKeeper
• Strava 
• Nike+ Running
• Runtastic
• Endomondo
• Cyclemeter

NUTRITION TRACKING

• MyFitnessPal 
• The Eatery
• Waterlogged
• Fatsecret

BLOOD PRESSURE TRACKING

• Withings Blood Pressure Monitor
• iHealth Blood Pressure Monitor

RESTING HEART RATE

• Cardiio 
• Philips Vital Signs 
• Azumio 
• Tinke
• Owlet Baby Monitor

HEART RATE VARIABILITY

• iThlete 
• Tinke 
• EmWave

BREATHING/RESPIRATORY

• AT&T Asthma
• Tinke (measures respiratory rate)
• Spirosmart (spirometer)
• iPega (iPhone breathalyser)

BLOOD OXYGEN

• Tinke

HEMOPHILIA

• Novo Nordisk

ELECTROCARDIAGRAM (ECG)

• AliveCor

WEIGHT TRACKING

• Withings Scales 
• Fitbit Scales
• iHealth Scales
• Fitbug Scales

CANCER TRACKING

• Breast Tissue Screening Bra
• Skin Scan
• Spot Check 
• Skin of Mine

WEIGHT LIFTING TRACKING

• Gym Hero

HABIT TRACKING

• Lift 
• Good Habits

MOOD

• MoodScope 
• Expereal 
• Mappiness

MEMORY

• Lumosity

GLUCOSE

• Dexcom Continuous Glucose Monitoring

ASTHMA

• AT&T Asthma

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MIT Builds An Open-Source Platform For Your Body

MIT Builds An Open-Source Platform For Your Body | by the numbers | Scoop.it
Siberian temperatures. Eleven grueling days, navigating rough terrain. Six teams, matched for talent, competing for glory at the end. The Iditarod? Nah, just the annual MIT Health and Wellness Hackathon.This isn’t your average social app-fest.

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Disney and the Quantified Self for Non-Geeks

Disney and the Quantified Self for Non-Geeks | by the numbers | Scoop.it
If there's a prototypical example of the quantified self, the geek movement that has sprung into mainstream consciousness over the past few years, it's
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Why The Next Social Media Frontier Is The Past

Why The Next Social Media Frontier Is The Past | by the numbers | Scoop.it
“What are you doing right now?” Facebook asked its users in 2007.The social network, and its peers, have since become less dedicated to the present moment. Facebook has created Timeline, a historic presentation of daily posts.
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BodyMedia’s Jewelry Upgrade Makes Data-Driven Weight Loss Super-Chic | TechCrunch

BodyMedia’s Jewelry Upgrade Makes Data-Driven Weight Loss Super-Chic | TechCrunch | by the numbers | Scoop.it
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