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Your Wearable Indoor Trainer: Gymwatch Review

Engaging in sports is essential for keeping your mental, emotional and physical health. If you do not have the time and money for going to a gym and having your own personal trainer, let me introduce you to an awesome wearable being able to help you out – Gymwatch.

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Five tips for defending your online privacy in healthcare: Infographic

An overwhelming majority of healthcare organizations have been victims of cyber-attacks. As digital health spreads from wearable devices on our body to implantables inside it, cyber threats can become painfully real. What can we do to protect against them today?

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10 Bioethical Issues in the Future of Digital Health

I’m truly excited for the future of medicine – sometimes it feels like we’re living in a science -fiction novel. But genetic discrimination and the elimination of privacy are just some of the bioethical issues we’ll face if we let medical innovation run wild.

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Why I Will Keep On Playing Games On Lumosity.com

Lumosity is a collection of brain training games you can play on any device. The company has claimed these games enhance brain functions, pointing to findings in neuroscience and scientific studies to back up its claims. Now the US Federal Trade Commission made them pay $2 million in refunds to settle federal charges that Lumosity deceived customers about the cognitive and health benefits of its apps and online products. In details:

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How mobile is transforming healthcare: Report

The Economist came up with a report about How mobile is transforming healthcare including infographics and analyses. You can download the report here.

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Stanford Hospital Uses Telemedicine: Steps to the Future of Hospitals

Video consultation with doctors is becoming a routine part of the care offered by the Stanford Hospital & Clinics. 

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Telemedicine Predicted in 1925?

Jay Parkinson, MD found a great picture showing that telemedicine was predicted in 1925.