Lyme disease is on the rise according to statistics, and it is spreading at a frightening and rapid rate. Ordinary backyards account for 75% of exposure to ticks that result in cases of lyme disease. Fortunately, you can make your yard tick proof with these easy tricks to avoid lyme disease!
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DNA tests have exploded in popularity in recent years according to The Guardian. In 2015 the market was worth an approximately 70 million, but by 2022 the value is expected to leap to an estimated 340 million! Professionals attribute this lucrative surge to the public’s fascination with ancestry, but the market isn’t limited to only to determining our ancestors anymore. The booming business has expanded into the vectors of beauty, health, fitness, and dating. Top 10 DNA Testing is a website that can help you to determine the best DNA test by giving you the appropriate guidelines, reviews, and statistics.
According to the CDC’s recent report, cases of vector-borne disease has tripled in the United States from 2004 to 2016. Fresh waves of fear about ticks and mosquito-borne diseases are rippling across the country. The good news is that Thermacell Repellents, Inc. is the fastest growing area bug repellent company on the market today. You can host your barbecue party while safely avoiding tick and mosquito invasions by utilizing Thermacell’s ingenious bug repellent devices!
How the X4 Smart Brace from DonJoy Revolutionizes Patient-Physician Communication After Knee Replacement Surgery
DonJoy, an innovative, leading provider of medical bracing and supports, made an exciting announcement on March 7th, 2018: the launch of their new X4 Smart Brace. This device will revolutionize recovery for patients of knee replacement surgery and introduce a new era of medical technology.
The FDA just approved the world’s smallest mechanical heart valve for newborns and infants. Prior to the approval of the Abbott heart valve, the lives of approximately 40,000 babies a year were in grave jeopardy due to congenital heart defects (CHD). The Abbott heart valve is a mere 15 millimeters in size, approximately the circumference of a dime.
Recently I was introduced to MyThermo, a non-contact thermometer (you can call it wireless) that measures the temperature of almost everything.
There’s a new baby gadget hitting the market soon. This one claims that it can help colicky, cranky, crying babies fall asleep—and go back to sleep on their own—so that new moms and dads can get more rest. But the reaction from the public is mixed.
If you make bread or decorate cakes daily I am pretty sure everyone would love to have a heavy duty dough mixer lift like this.
You’ve heard the saying, “necessity if the mother of invention”, and in the case of 18 year old Julián Ríos Cantú of Mexico, these words are especially appropriate. Cantú’s own mother was diagnosed with breast cancer for the second time when he was 13 with a fast growing and aggressive type. She underwent bilateral mastectomy, almost died and became both the inspiration and motivation behind the technology he has developed for early detection of breast cancer.
Columbia University Medical Center researchers have developed a must have diabetes app that can tell you what your blood sugar will be based on the food you are about to eat.
Wearing a device similar to a FitBit or Apple watch could tell you if you're sick. Wearable technology of the future could make medical care more individualized and even alert you and your doctor that something's brewing before you have symptoms.
Laser liposuction has been found to require 13 percent less touch-up surgeries than regular liposuction. But is it safe? It seems to be another way doctors can successfully remove fat from your body. Here are some details on the procedure.
Did you buy a fitness tracker because it has a heart rate monitor? A new study says that fitness trackers are not so accurate after all, and reveals the truly best way to measure your heart while exercising.
Like your activity tracker, but hate that fact that it is not guaranteed against water damage while in the pool or shower?! Here’s the latest activity tracker update about one that now is designed as a waterproof activity tracker for swimmers.
Do you or someone you care about suffer from epilepsy? Here’s a new app that may make a difference in their lives.
According to a recent CBS News report, that heart rate monitor on your Apple Watch or fitness band can be more than just a feature to tell you how hard you are pushing your heart while exercising—it could also be a way of telling you that something is wrong with your health.
A new study analyzes electronic health record incentive programs and physician participation. Researchers discovered that the financial rewards are working, and more doctors are switching to electronic health records. However, they are concerned that a digital divide is forming between physicians who have accepted electronic health record (EHR) adoption, and physicians who have not made the change.
This gadget is called GoBe fitness band. If it works, it will be a much desired device for those people who try to lose weight or watch their weight with diet or exercise.
Researchers in India have designed a way to find out if someone is sick just by sticking out their tongue. But you don't have to be in the doctor's office to find out. A group of technical engineers have designed a digital tongue analysis software to help people in remote areas who may not have access to a physician. What can your tongue tell a doctor about your health?
In a recent article published in the journal Indoor Air about the safety issues of smoking electronic cigarettes, researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Wood Research WKI in Braunschweig have put electronic cigarettes, also known as E-cigs, to the test by analyzing the emissions of electronic cigarettes on volunteers in an 8-cubic-meter test chamber.