Pokémon no-go: game’s exercise effects short-lived in most players

“Pokémon GO doesn’t help people to stay fit and healthy,” the Mail Online reports. A survey of US players of the popular augmented reality game found the average player’s daily step rate fell back to pre-game levels after six weeks. Pokémon GO is an app which encourages players to explore real-world destinations while “catching” Pokémon…

Avoid Medicine Scams

Don’t fall for scams when using your Tech. Every year hundreds of thousands of consumers buy scam miracle cures for conditions such as weight loss, baldness and impotence. Many of these products are advertised online or via spam emails. They are often a waste of money, and they can also be dangerous. That’s why you should never…

Anxiety? There’s an App for That

So today I met SAM. Sam isn’t the average kind of guy…he’s actually a mobile app that helps with Anxiety. Also known as ‘The Self-Help Anxiety Management app’ it helps students to better manage their anxiety and provides 24/7 support at any time or place. Already in the top 100 health and fitness charts across…

Cancer Research UK find Key to Drug Resistant Bowel Cancer

Blocking a molecule could bypass bowel cancer’s defense against the drug cetuximab, according to new research presented at the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Cancer Conference in Liverpool.   “Understanding the mechanisms that bowel cancer cells use to evade treatment with cetuximab will help us find ways to delay or prevent it recurring. This will help more…

Fitbit Charge 2

For all the tracker and health fanatics out there, I have great news…The Fitbit Charge 2 is now available in the UK with a special edition being released sometime this month (November), which is bound to make keeping tabs on your daily movements even easier. The new Fitbit Charge 2 comes with a built-in heart…

The Value of MedTech in Treating AF

More than half a million people in the UK are affected by AF, also known as Atrial Fibrillation, it is the most common type of irregular heartbeat, or arrhythmia. A normal heat beats 60-100 time per minute. During an AF episode, a persons heart can beat 175 time or more per minute. People living with…

A New Way to Look at Life: Augmented Reality

Pokemon GO has been viral since its release date in July 2016 – you may have even been on the receiving end of some of those who have got themselves into a spot of bother, such as the group of teenage boys who entered an underground cave network to search for Pokemon and got stuck 100ft…