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Infographic: Are you ready for sensors in healthcare?

Infographic: Are you ready for sensors in healthcare? | Healthcare | Scoop.it

From FitBit to Misfit, the market for wearable sensors is increasing dramatically - and not just for personal fitness and wellness.

 

New devices are being designed on an almost-weekly basis to help people manage chronic conditions, recover more quickly from injuries, analyze physical and environmental abnormalities that may lead to more serious health issues and detect unhealthy habits before they cause problems.

 

 

 


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Are we inviting hypochondria or hopefully will use these sensors wisely?

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Kel Mohror's comment, September 20, 2013 6:15 PM
Wearable sensor / body area nets are the best path to preventing chronic diseases. These nets incorporate activity tracking and estimating caloric burn during one's activities to guide us in warding-off gaining weight. Other apps enable more complete health data to be communicated to a provider for, in needed, more timely intervention to prevent hospital re-admissions or a health crisis.

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'Sitting is the new smoking' -- 60% of Americans suffer from Silicon Valley Syndrome

'Sitting is the new smoking' -- 60% of Americans suffer from Silicon Valley Syndrome | Healthcare | Scoop.it
"Personal posture trainer" startup LumoBack released the results of its study today that examined "Silicon Valley Syndrome," otherwise known as the physical and mental health symptoms that arise fr...

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....and does all the hours spent sitting at school as a kid also affect our adult health?

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Infographic: Are you ready for sensors in healthcare?

Infographic: Are you ready for sensors in healthcare? | Healthcare | Scoop.it

From FitBit to Misfit, the market for wearable sensors is increasing dramatically - and not just for personal fitness and wellness.

 

New devices are being designed on an almost-weekly basis to help people manage chronic conditions, recover more quickly from injuries, analyze physical and environmental abnormalities that may lead to more serious health issues and detect unhealthy habits before they cause problems.

 

 

 


Via nrip
RosG's insight:

Are we inviting hypochondria or hopefully will use these sensors wisely?

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Kel Mohror's comment, September 20, 2013 6:15 PM
Wearable sensor / body area nets are the best path to preventing chronic diseases. These nets incorporate activity tracking and estimating caloric burn during one's activities to guide us in warding-off gaining weight. Other apps enable more complete health data to be communicated to a provider for, in needed, more timely intervention to prevent hospital re-admissions or a health crisis.
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Health Benefits of Eating Mushrooms – From Anti-Cancer Effects to Stress Relief

Health Benefits of Eating Mushrooms – From Anti-Cancer Effects to Stress Relief | Healthcare | Scoop.it
The reputation of mushrooms as a superfood is well deserved – mushrooms really are that good for you!
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So glad I can eat more mushrooms, cooked or raw...yum! :)

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