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Illegal yohimbine and synephrine pills found online without health warning labels

Guardian - 25-Aug-2021

Products promising weight loss are for sale on internet; users may face health complications

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Humanity Inc app launches initially in UK - determines your rate of ageing

TechCrunch - 04-Aug-2021

Produces personalised tips by comparing phone/wearables data with UK Biobank

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Pulse oximeters can give false readings in people with dark skin tone

Independent - 31-Jul-2021

NHS suggests to take multiple readings to detect the drop in oxygen levels

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A 12-week Better Health campaign to help you lose weight and stay active

BBC - 26-Jul-2021

Free support and guidance to shed those excess kilos gained during lockdown

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Wearable medical devices can monitor health all day using finger sweat

New Scientist - 13-Jul-2021

Self-powered sensors with biofuel cells harvest energy from sweat even while you sleep

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New microchip nanosensor tracks stress levels from your fingertip

Medgadget - 08-Jul-2021

Using a drop of blood, this device measures cortisol accurately within minutes

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Independent of glucose levels, hypertension increases risk of heart disease and stroke

Niigata University - 21-Jun-2021

Even slightly elevated blood pressure needs early management to prevent further complications

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Breathable, washable, and water proof E-textiles for Health monitoring

Medgadget - 10-Jun-2021

Low-cost manufacturing of reliable, battery-free, wireless e-textiles

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Scientists decoded a human genome entirely for the first time

Popular Mechanics - 03-Jun-2021

New technologies uncovered missing genes in human genome - yet to be peer-reviewed

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Biocompatible implants from health monitoring to payments

Sifted - 02-Jun-2021

In future: no keys, no wallet, just an implant under the skin

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Intermittent fasting improves gut health to lower high blood pressure

Baylor College of Medicine - 29-Apr-2021

Correcting gut dysbiosis alters bile acid levels & may help manage hypertension in rats

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Big dips in blood sugar can intensify your hunger cravings

Longevity Technology - 16-Apr-2021

Personalized healthy diet plan balancing blood sugar levels is the key to weight loss & overall healthspan

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At-home NAD test helps you pick the right dose of supplement

Longevity Technology - 16-Apr-2021

Jinfiniti's intracellular test measures NAD levels at home with a simple filter-paper kit

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Google Nest 2 monitors sleep activity from your bedside

BBC - 17-Mar-2021

Radar sensor scans movement to generate personalized sleep reports - controversies raise privacy fears

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Precise diagnosis with whole genome sequencing in healthcare setting

Technology Networks - 17-Mar-2021

Over 1000 people with rare diseases were identified within 5 years of collaboration

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New survey says, only 2 of 5 UK adults controlled high blood pressure

Nuffield Department of Population Health - 11-Mar-2021

Despite inexpensive & readily available treatment, some remain untreated and some didn't respond to drugs well

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Tracking sleep quality with tech brings more harm than good

Science Focus - 22-Feb-2021

Obsession to reach target sleep with sleep trackers can harm your productivity and mental health

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Wearable skin patch to track your health and fitness

Independent - 15-Feb-2021

Noninvasive sensor on skin continuously monitors several vitals all at once

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Defeat lung cancer at an early stage with CT scan

Guardian - 14-Feb-2021

CT scan detects 70% of early-stage lung cancers; NHS England launches pilot screening

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A Diabetes drug brings dramatic weight loss in obese patients

BBC - 11-Feb-2021

Semaglutide suppresses appetite, helping trail participants lose 20% of their weight

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A 15-minute prostate cancer scan could replace invasive tests

Guardian - 11-Feb-2021

Prostagram allows easy access and a precise diagnosis of aggressive prostate cancers

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Gradual weight gain can help you live longer

Yahoo! Style - 03-Feb-2021

Life-course BMI analysis revealed association between weight gain and mortality

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Wearables might not show the exact calories you burn

Gizmodo - 12-Jan-2021

Need to be personalised for every individual to obtain correct measurements

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Brown fat, the kind of fat tissue we all need for better health

New Atlas - 04-Jan-2021

Finding ways to produce brown fat or replace white fat for cardiac & metabolic health

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Sanguina's mobile app AnemoCheck can help detect anaemia

Fast Company - 22-Dec-2020

A fingernail picture can help decide if you need a blood test for anaemia

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