The sweat of an individual's body can show vital health information. Eccrine Systems, Cincinnati, United States is working on wristbands, headbands and skin patches which can read health information from sweat. Eccrine company reported that they are going to produce first wearable health device in 18 months time. Eccrine is a startup company launched by the Air Force and the University of Cincinnati intended to develop devices to measure the health of defense people through sweat.
NeuroMetrix Inc is a Massachusetts based company that manufactures Quell for treatment of chronic pain. Quell is a wearable device approved by FDA. Quell is a drug-free OTC device to manage chronic pain at night and during the daytime. The company announced that Synovation Medical Group is going to conduct a clinical evaluation of Quell for the treatment of a rheumatic condition with muscular pain (called as fibromyalgia).
Even though there are data security and privacy risks associated with the usage of mobile smartphones in managing and sharing healthcare data, consumers are inclined to use wearable devices, apps and smartphones. An online survey conducted by Ketchum, New York, the United States with a sample size of 2,000, indicates
A new study by Spanish researchers found that clinical health markers and body composition can be improved effectively with ketogenic diet compared with conventional low-calorie diet. Researchers conducted a four-month duration study involving 89 individuals with type 2 diabetes (T2D), with over 30kg/m2 BMI and aged between 30 and 65 years. The experimental ketogenic diet contained less than 50 g of carbohydrates per day and conventional low-calorie diet contained 600 to 800 calories per day, mostly coming from carbohydrates. The study results indicated
The above study indicates dietary changes helps an individual in decreasing diseases risks associated with obesity such as type 2 diabetes (T2D). The study was conducted by Dr. A Goday and his colleagues from the Hospital del Mar in Barcelona, Spain. The study findings were published in the journal Nutrition and Diabetes.
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