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Category: Behavioral Therapies

New Sensor with a Breathalyzer Prevents the Need for a Blood Test

Article Excerpt: In the future, the procedure of blowing into the tube will not just be used by police checking for alcohol intoxication, but it will also be applied for testing the condition of athletes and for people wanting to lose that extra bit of weight. ETH Researchers have developed a sensor that allows carrying out measurements when the body begins to burn fat with a convenient breathalyzer.

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Article Source: AZoNano

Lys wants to fix your circadian rhythm with its wearable light sensor

Article Excerpt: Lys — which is Danish for “light” — is a coin-sized device which tracks lux and colour levels through sensors aiming to replicate the eye’s photoreceptors. Working best closer to your eyes, the £59 wearable clips on to the likes of your t-shirt or jacket lapels in order to pull in real-time readings, while daily light goals are fed to users through the companion app.

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Article Source: Wearable


The FDA just approved the first mobile device and app to help you quit smoking

Article Excerpt: A start-up called Carrot just got cleared from federal regulators for its digital approach to help millions of people quit smoking. Part of its program includes the first FDA-approved use of a smartphone app to help people quit smoking.

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Article Source: CNBC


Opter Life: Meet The New Must-Have In Wearable Tech

Article Excerpt: A new wearable accessory company is about to stick its neck out for well, your neck. Meet Pose by Opter Life, a beautiful bamboo pendant that aims to improve your health in new ways that go far beyond trackers like Fitbit. It’s part of a Next Gen group of “empathy tech” products that address the elements of well-being like stress reduction, meditation and breathing

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Article Source: Forbes