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Man eats sugar-heavy diet for 60 days, receives shocking diagnosis

Man eats sugar-heavy diet for 60 days, receives shocking diagnosis | Quantified Self | Scoop.it
Following in the footsteps of Morgan Spurlock, who ate only McDonald’s food for one month in the film Super Size Me, an Australian man has undergone a sugar-heavy diet for 60 days to explore the ingredient’s impact on his health. 
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Sensors Offer New Power to Improve Health

Sensors Offer New Power to Improve Health | Quantified Self | Scoop.it
Have you ever thought about how we evolved and the implications for health care? For millennia, we sought the help of a physician when we sensed something awry in our daily sensations. Sometimes th...
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Making Healthcare Like the Movie 'Her': A Conversation about Invisibles | MDDI Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry News Products and Suppliers

Making Healthcare Like the Movie 'Her': A Conversation about Invisibles | MDDI Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry News Products and Suppliers | Quantified Self | Scoop.it
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5 Things Preventing Technology Adoption In Health Care

5 Things Preventing Technology Adoption In Health Care | Quantified Self | Scoop.it
Why do so many seemingly great technologies fail to penetrate the health care system? This week, Dr. Pearl explores the top 5 things keeping the latest technologies out of American health care.
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Cola-Flavored Genitals, and Other Potential Uses for Microbiome Hacking

Cola-Flavored Genitals, and Other Potential Uses for Microbiome Hacking | Quantified Self | Scoop.it
A new startup wants to make probiotics for fun, not just health.
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5 Psychological Challenges Facing Wearables and Quantified Self

5 Psychological Challenges Facing Wearables and Quantified Self | Quantified Self | Scoop.it
With technology up to speed and behavior change apps going mainstream, will we see gym attendance reach all-time highs? I doubt it.
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The Perfect Sleeping Positions to Fix Common Body Problems

The Perfect Sleeping Positions to Fix Common Body Problems | Quantified Self | Scoop.it
The amount of sleep you get every night is important, but what's even more important is that the sleep you're getting is good sleep. If you have aches, pains, indigestion, or tend to snore, these are the positions that can help cure what ails you.
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Should Your Health App Be Culturally Sensitive?

Should Your Health App Be Culturally Sensitive? | Quantified Self | Scoop.it
In order to significantly improve the outcomes and reduce the costs of our healthcare system, inclusion and diversity need to become integral parts of the innovation process.
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Is Google’s project to monitor healthy people just a bit creepy?

Is Google’s project to monitor healthy people just a bit creepy? | Quantified Self | Scoop.it
You donate gigabytes of valuable data to Google every day. Your browsing history, search results, and gmail behaviour as well as the countless smartphone apps which monitor your movements and personal…
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Wearable Tech In The Form Of Temporary Tattoos, Band-Aids, And Ingestible Pills - Wearable Technologies

Wearable Tech In The Form Of Temporary Tattoos, Band-Aids, And Ingestible Pills - Wearable Technologies | Quantified Self | Scoop.it
To overcome this, a small cadre of companies has been furiously working to develop smaller, sleeker, more discreet devices that monitor health and wellness
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Top 5 Wearable Tech You Haven’t Heard of Yet

Top 5 Wearable Tech You Haven’t Heard of Yet | Quantified Self | Scoop.it
When you were a kid did you ever imagine that life someday would be like an episode of The Jetsons? If so, you’re in luck. Forecast calls for 19 billion connected things by 2016, and the wearable …
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Wearables? Bet your shirt on it: Smart garments are about to take off | ZDNet

Wearables? Bet your shirt on it: Smart garments are about to take off | ZDNet | Quantified Self | Scoop.it
Smart garments may be largely confined to sport for the moment but technology-enabled clothing could well be about to find far bigger audiences outside the fitness industry.
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The Most Innovative Companies: An Interactive Guide

The Most Innovative Companies: An Interactive Guide | Quantified Self | Scoop.it
Explore the shifting patterns behind BCG’s 2014 list of the most innovative companies.
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Where (in the Human Body) Venture Capital Is Going

Where (in the Human Body) Venture Capital Is Going | Quantified Self | Scoop.it
A look at the organs and maladies that are attracting the most interest of startups and venture-capital investors. Hint: Think aging baby boomers.
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Survey Says Americans Are Losing Their Appetite For McDonald's, Taco Bell And Burger King

Survey Says Americans Are Losing Their Appetite For McDonald's, Taco Bell And Burger King | Quantified Self | Scoop.it
Americans are losing their taste for fast food, according to a new survey by Brand Keys. It’s a distaste that cuts across demographic groups and one that’s reflected in the sales and profit declines at McDonald’s, Burger King and Taco Bell, according to the brand loyalty/emotional engagement research consultancy. The survey, conducted in [...]
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5 Things Preventing Technology Adoption In Health Care

5 Things Preventing Technology Adoption In Health Care | Quantified Self | Scoop.it
Why do so many seemingly great technologies fail to penetrate the health care system? This week, Dr. Pearl explores the top 5 things keeping the latest technologies out of American health care.
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Do Data From Wearables Belong In The Medical Record?

Do Data From Wearables Belong In The Medical Record? | Quantified Self | Scoop.it
The great promise of wearables for medicine includes the opportunity for health measurement to participate more naturally in the flow of our lives, and provide a richer and more nuanced assessment of phenotype than that offered by the traditional labs and blood pressure assessments now found in our medical record. Health, as we appreciate, exists outside the four walls of a clinical or hospital, and wearables would seem to offer an obvious vehicle to mediate our increasingly expansive perspective.
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The Race to Dominate Digital Health Heats Up

The Race to Dominate Digital Health Heats Up | Quantified Self | Scoop.it
Tech giants are rushing out digital health platforms, but there's a lot more work to do on fitness trackers.
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Steve Jobs, Larry Page And Rush Limbaugh Walk Into A Bar: A Look At The Future of Truth

Steve Jobs, Larry Page And Rush Limbaugh Walk Into A Bar: A Look At The Future of Truth | Quantified Self | Scoop.it
How we're about to use computers and AI to extend the brain's truth detection abilities. And once that happens? Well, all bets are off.
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Data analytics adds science to the valuation of footballers

Data analytics adds science to the valuation of footballers | Quantified Self | Scoop.it
How do you decide the value of a footballer? The problem has been given added torque by the vogue for applying data science to sports.
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Jawbone Exec Says Wearables Without Screens Are Better - Here's Why He’s Wrong - Wearable World News

Jawbone Exec Says Wearables Without Screens Are Better - Here's Why He’s Wrong - Wearable World News | Quantified Self | Scoop.it
Late last week, Business Insider posted comments from T …
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Most Wearable Technology Has Been a Commercial Failure, Says Historian

Most Wearable Technology Has Been a Commercial Failure, Says Historian | Quantified Self | Scoop.it
Given the hype around wearable technology like Google Glass, you might be surprised to learn that the wristwatch is still the most successful example of modern wearable tech. Over the past century, wearables have mostly been commercial failures. A new book from MIT Press explores this forgotten history.
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The Benefits Of Wearable Technology - CloudTweaks.com

The Benefits Of Wearable Technology - CloudTweaks.com | Quantified Self | Scoop.it
Wearable Technology mainly refers to the incorporation of technology in regular accessories which will impart greater ease in routine activities.
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