Ailment Tracking

Brands create products specifically for consumers with chronic health problems

Implications - As consumers rely more on technology for health maintenance, products specifically designed for those with persistent ailments are on the rise. Cost-effective and easily obtainable, the innovations target consumers looking to manage chronic conditions without the need for medical intervention, reflecting a desire for self-directed care even when it comes to more serious issues.
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This Year and Warm Top 6 Examples: 14,629 Total Clicks Aug 14 - Jan 16
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SCORE: 6.3
Hot 4,467 Clicks Pub: Sep 18, 14
Wireless Pain-Alleviating Devices
These Drug-Free Pain Relief Products Connect to Your iPhone
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Warm 2,299 Clicks Pub: Jan 18, 15
Intelligent Acupuncture Devices
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SCORE: 5.2
Warm 2,301 Clicks Pub: Nov 5, 14
Wearable Breath Trackers
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Mild 2,993 Clicks Pub: Aug 8, 14
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Mild 1,347 Clicks Pub: Feb 5, 15
Hospital-Based Wearable Tech
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This Year and Mild 1,222 Clicks Pub: Jan 8, 16
Disease-Monitoring Bio Sensors
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