Fitness Trackers Fashion Accessory, Not Working as Wellness Tool

Fitness Trackers Fashion Accessory, Not Working as Wellness Tool

Fitness trackers may be trendy, and will probably on many holiday lists. However, studies show Fitbits and other wearable health devices serve more as a fashion accessory than working as a wellness tool for those flaunting them. According to a new study from the Duke-NUS Medical School, activity trackers do not help people become more active […]

What Is a Normal Night’s Sleep?

What Is a Normal Night’s Sleep?

  Benjamin Franklin touted “Early to bed, early to rise …” Other sages say 8 hours a night is needed. Odds are, however, that most people reading this article did not do either last night. What makes up a normal night’s rest varies greatly by nationality, sex, age and other factors, according to a new study, […]

New Study Suggests Computers Can Predict Life Expectancy

New Study Suggests Computers Can Predict Life Expectancy

Statisticians, computer scientists and medics from the University of East Anglia are launching a new project to predict how long people will live. They will use “Big Data” to predict life expectancy and particularly how various chronic diseases and their treatments impact longevity. While many people may not want to know how long they have […]

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