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Future of Medicine Health Sensors & Trackers

What Should Primary Care Look Like in the Future?

I truly hope that very soon I do not have to make an appointment at the GP when I suspect signs of a disease, but my GP will send me a message that she spotted something irregular in my latest test results and my digital health data, so I’d better visit. Let me show you in detail, how primary care should be carried out in the future!

Health Sensors & Trackers

The Big Kardia Review and the Evolution of Digital Health

Kardia was the very first health sensor I have ever used, and I was fortunate enough to follow its evolution. Now, the company, AliveCor sent me their latest version of the Kardia Mobile heart health monitor. Check out my review below!

Health Sensors & Trackers

The Multichannel ECG on Your Smartphone: The ECG Dongle Review

I reviewed the ECG Dongle heart rate and stress level monitor developed by the Russian company, Nordavind. With its promise to bring multichannel ECG as an add-on to your smartphone, it is certainly one of its kind.

Health Sensors & Trackers

5 Ways for Sleep Tracking: A Week-Long Experiment With Apps And Sensors

Sleep tracking is not an easy business. There are plenty of options on the market, while choosing and paying for a sensor, an app or both is a serious commitment. I decided to carry out a week-long experiment by testing various sleep apps, sensors and their combinations in order to help you with my own results. Check it out!

Health Sensors & Trackers

Sleep Tracking 2.0: My Viatom O2 Sleep Monitor Review

One of my duties as The Medical Futurist is testing new healthcare sensors. I tested the Viatom O2 which promises to closely monitor your heart rate and blood oxygen level, while you are dreaming about a holiday in Hawaii. Moreover, it offers to warn you with a smart vibration, if the SpO2 level drops too low. Here is my verdict about the device.

Health Sensors & Trackers

How Fitbit Helped Me Change Lifestyle: The Great Fitbit Surge Review

I had a serious injury in 2016 which completely destroyed my workout rhythm and ruptured my dreams about being able to achieve the training level of an astronaut – in case I’d need to. After I could start my recovery, I turned to Fitbit Surge to help me shape up again. Here is how.

Health Sensors & Trackers

My 6-Months Sleep Tracking Experiment – And What I Learnt From It

I have been working for years on how to optimize my sleeping pattern to be able to wake up well-rested in the morning. Through a 6-months sleep tracking experiment carried out with the Pebble Time sensor and the Android Sleep app, I increased my sleep quality significantly. Check out what I learnt from it!