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Articles tagged with: health

Spherical Robot To Handle Tasks Involving Radioactivity

Working at a Radioactive Site for Humans meant a lot of risk and danger of getting affected by radioactive material. Many Nuclear facilities have lost their valuable men while trying to do the tasks which involved radioactivity.

A good solution to this problem might be a Robot. Though robots might be ideal employees for a company because they never tire, never complain, never ask for extra wages and always do what they are asked to do right away.

Caloric Calculator Apps Require FDA Approval

Well, it looks like the Food and Drug Administration is finally stepping up to the plate when it comes to all those caloric calculator apps you see for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone 7.

The proposal will grant the FDA oversight on mobile medical apps for tablets and smartphones. Now, just to be clear on which Caloric calculators will be regulated, it will be the ones that are combined with sensors- turning a basic iPhone into an ECG unit.

Work And Exercise Simultaneously At Your Office!

Having trouble shedding those pounds? Wish you had extra hours in the day to hit the gym? We know the feeling. Well, we may have a solution for you, although I have to admit, it doesn’t come cheap.

A company named Hammacher Schlemmer has created an awesome new exercise machine that lets you get an elliptical workout while creating those Excel spreadsheets your boss asked for.

Google Health And Google PowerMeter Both Perish

Google will discontinue two of its products, Google Health and Google PowerMeter, since neither platform every really took off. Google Health was launched in May 2008 and was intended to be a service that catered to health and wellness as an information resource.

Users were also able to import their medical records, lab results, prescription information, and immunization histories to google.com/health under an individual account.

App Turns Boring Exercise Into A Fun Game

There’s a new fitness app on the market from the developer, Fit Brains, that hopes to get people back into their healthy routines by turning a regular walking exercise into a fun social game. The app is called Arookoo and it helps motivate iPhone and iPod Touch users to take regular walks by sending them on challenges with rewards for certain achievements (by increasing the number of steps per day).

If you needed to tap into that extra Dopamine supply in order to get your daily exercise, this may just be the ticket.