Tag: Health

A Hitman’s Fitness Tracker Helped Lead To His Conviction

Our wearables contain a lot of information about ourselves that sometimes we might forget it possesses. This could have been what led to the downfall of mob hitman Mark “Iceman” Fellows, who was found guilty by a jury at the Liverpool Crown Court for killing two rival gangsters. These murders were committed several years ago […]

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Researchers develop flexible nanobots to deliver drugs inside your body

What comes to mind when you hear the word “robot”? Boston Dynamics’ quadrupedal Spot? SoftBank’s humanoid Pepper? Or flexible, practically microscopic devices that can swim through bodily fluids? It probably isn’t the last of those three, but that’s the one that might someday deliver life-saving drugs to the hard-to-reach places inside your body. In a […]

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Smoking Pot Could Reduce Conflict, Aggression, and Violence in Marriages

Cannabis can treat anxiety and PTSD while enhancing intimacy, which could reduce conflict, doctors say. ouples that smoke pot together stay together, according to a new study. Although data indicates that alcohol and marijuana can both increase aggressive tendencies, this study found that cannabis use had the opposite effect when it came to marital conflict. Experts are not […]

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Apple and Johnson & Jonson Will Host an Apple Watch Study to Diagnose Stroke Risk

The Apple Watch is a powerful machine, capable of helping people identify a AFib heart condition, but now Apple is trying to discover yet another feature. Apple is teaming up with Johnson & Johnson to try and discover if the Apple Watch can be used as a tool to identify increased risk of a stroke […]

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Apple Health Records survey shows mixed but positive early results

Over the last five years, Apple’s move into health-related products and services has been cautious but unmistakable, starting with the debut of the Apple Watch and continuing with everything from HealthKit medical studies to an iPhone Health Records feature. Now a small survey by the University of California at San Diego is quantifying how early users of Health Records are liking the […]

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‘Everybody’s wanting seed’: Hempseed market heats up after Farm Bill passage

CBD-rich hempseed is legal now, but it’s also rare, giving plant breeders a huge new market as barriers to national hempseed distribution are removed. The 2018 Farm Bill guarantees interstate commerce for all hemp products, removing requirements that viable hempseeds require approval from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. But the law leaves in place […]

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The Aura Smart Strap Makes Your Apple Watch Even Smarter

The Apple Watch is already pretty good at reading certain aspects about our health, like our heart rate, calories burned, steps walked, distance run, and so on. However if you’re looking for more comprehensive readings, then you might be interested in the Aura Smart Strap which will be able to enhance your Apple Watch experience. […]

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Smart Clothing Could Be Next On Apple’s List Of Products To Launch

Apple’s interest in the health sector is no secret. The company has been buying up various health companies and products, and let’s not forget the Apple Watch which as been slowing gaining new health capabilities with rumors that future Apple Watches could come with a non-invasive glucose monitoring feature. So it doesn’t really come as […]

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