High blood pressure is one of the worst medical problems in the U.S. and it affects nearly half of all adults in the country. It’s not that high blood pressure, or hypertension, in of itself leads to death. However, having high blood pressure puts you at risk for so many other medical conditions. Now a new wave of portable blood pressure monitors are hitting the market to help consumers monitor and trend track this leading health indicator.
CompendiumDX has researched and tested these medical products so you can give the gift of healthcare this holiday season. Pick that perfect healthcare gift for the fitness buff, hypochondriac or health nut in your family - or those who need a healthy nudge to a healthier 2018.
Nix Inc., a Harvard Innovation Launch Lab company has developed a single-use biosensor for personalized, real-time hydration monitoring. The sweat-based biometric sensor can reportedly monitor hydration levels for athletes, soldiers, and laborers or anyone whose hydration is critical to their performance.
You track your bank account, your fitness gains, your favorite sports team and your newsfeed but what about your sleep? I Tried a Sleep Tracker And Even I Was Surprised About What Happened Next...
If your battle of the bulge has become frustrating rather than rewarding, it's time to arm yourself with new weapons. Here's our review of the Top 10 Weight Loss Websites, Apps, and Fitness Trackers that Work!
Knowing if your body is in ketosis can be difficult – that is, unless you have metrics to work with. If you’re wanting to know how to tell when your body’s in ketosis? How to tell if your body’s burning fat or how to monitor a ketogenic diet? Here's are the best ways to monitor ketosis biochemistry.
Which is better for your fitness routine - a smart watch or fitness tracker. We take a look at the best device in each category and review to help you answer the questions - Smart Watch or Fitness Tracker?
Sleep matters a lot! Here's the science behind sleep trackers and how they can improve your over all health and wellness.
Today, a wealth of assistive technologies, from apps to aids, monitors to wearables, can make aging in place easier and more pleasant. A number of these quantifiables focus on enhancing personal health (hearing, vision, early diagnostics, mobility) as well as ensuring safety and well being at home.