Apple launches Research app, US users can enroll in three health studies

Following the announcement at the September event, the Apple Research app is now available to download for iPhone and Apple Watch. Users in the United States can sign up to be part of three health studies; Women’s Health, Heart and Movement, and the Hearing Study. The Women’s Health study draws data from the Cycle Tracking app on watchOS 6 … Read more

Lizol offers germ-kill solution to ensure better health for all

Lizol, a disinfectant brand from the house of Reckitt Benckiser, has launched a ‘Healthy home starts with Lizol’ campaign that emphasises on the urgent need for specialised germ-kill solutions to ensure germ-free surfaces within homes. The campaign conceptualised by Mc Cann World group highlights the ineffectiveness of using phenyl and detergent to achieve germ-free cleaning. … Read more

Withings promises an extensive at-home health solution for $250

Withings had a weird couple of years. The company was acquired by Nokia, only to be abandoned and launch again as its own brand late last year. It was a welcome return for a solid  brand in the health space that was cut down too early. Until now, the reborn company’s releases have largely relegated to … Read more

ETFs see record number of funds shut down: ‘It’s a sign of health’

Exchange-traded products kept growing in 2016, both in popularity and in the money investors were willing to commit. But with growth comes growing pains, and the year featured one telling sign of the times: A record number of fund closures. In all, 128 exchange-traded notes or funds shuttered during the year, a number that easily … Read more

Amma’s health worsens: Several Chennai schools declare holiday

Tamil Nadu’s School Education Minister K Pandiarajan on Monday stated that the government did not send any direction to shut down educational institutions in the state. In picture, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa (File Photo) RELATED STORIES Kashmir unrest: Sign of relief for kids, schools to run on weekends Financial literacy camp to promote … Read more

Twitter needs to fix this one thing to help it grow users again: Ex-exec

Twitter’s current troubles lie in its struggle to get people to sign up and make the platform work for them, the social media platform’s former head of growth told CNBC. Josh Elman, who is now a partner at venture capital firm Greylock Partners, worked at Twitter between October 2009 and July 2011. In that time, … Read more

The most interesting thing about Philips’ new health gadgets is their FDA status

Forget about fashion aesthetics and the squishy parameters of “fitness goals.” Today Philips enters the U.S. connected health market with five new gadgets, and while the devices aren’t particularly innovative—or even pretty—they do have one feature that less trend-conscious consumers may care about: recognition from the FDA. The suite include a health watch ($250), a … Read more

Vision problems in space travelers inform eye health, disease research

nce Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human to orbit Earth in 1957, we have been learning how the human body changes under low gravity. The effects of space travel on muscle and bone, brain and nerves, heart and circulation, sleep, digestion and exercise, and many other body functions continue to be subjects of … Read more

Vision problems in space travelers inform eye health, disease research

nce Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human to orbit Earth in 1957, we have been learning how the human body changes under low gravity. The effects of space travel on muscle and bone, brain and nerves, heart and circulation, sleep, digestion and exercise, and many other body functions continue to be subjects of … Read more