The potential of artificial intelligence for making healthcare better is indisputable. The question is how to integrate it successfully into our healthcare systems. For doing so, we have to overcome technical, medical limitations, as well as regulatory, ethical obstacles and the tendency to oversell the technology. The very first step should be to familiarize with […]

A short story about wearable sensors, predictive algorithms and their potential ethical consequences.

I’ve used the whole evolution of Fitbit devices from Fitbit One through Surge and Blaze, so it was obvious I’ll test Ionic. I was curious what the first smartwatch and fitness tracker combination from Fitbit can offer me. The verdict? A neatly designed, resourceful tracker with many useful measurements, but I still can’t believe they don’t […]



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Going After Your Past – The Big National Geographic Ancestry Test Review

Have you ever wondered to which people your ancestors belonged thousands of years ago? Or how your ancestors ended up living in the region where you were born? Did you know that your genes can reveal this information? The National Geographic Ancestry Test promises to take you on a journey into your faraway past and to be part of the Genographic Project aiming to uncover one of the greatest stories of humanity – our origins. I was excited to see what my genes hide so I ordered a test with full of curiosity. Here are my results.

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The Top Medical Specialties with the Biggest Potential in the Future

Some say technology will replace 80% of doctors in the future. I disagree. Instead, technology will finally allow doctors to focus on what makes them good physicians: treating patients and innovating, while automation does the repetitive part of the work. While every specialty will benefit from digital health, some will especially thrive due to these innovations. Here, we enlisted the medical fields with the biggest potential for development in the future.

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The Top Five Digital Health Innovations For Food Tracking and Eating

Technological innovations aim to help us track what’s in our food, what we should eat based on our genetic background or support the process of bringing those delicious bites from the bowl into our mouths. Here, I enlisted the top trends concerning eating and food tracking. Check it out!

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The Top 10 Trends Shaping the Future of Pharma

The drug sends a message to a caregiver after the patient swallowed it. The doctor prescribes virtual reality treatments for migraines. Do you think it is science fiction? You are mistaken. Just let me familiarize you with the top 10 trends shaping the future of pharma.