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Top 50 Health Ideas in October

From App-Connected Health Monitors to Digital Doctor Consultations

— October 29, 2017 — Lifestyle
Whether it is an app that can measure one's breathing rate or a digital platform for consulting with physicians, the October 2017 health trends make clear that technology is radically altering the way consumers seek care for both minor and major issues.

One way in which technology is changing healthcare is by helping those who live in remote communities consult with medical professionals who they might not otherwise have access to. For instance, the Mfine platform allows patients to check in with their doctor virtually, meaning they do not have to be anywhere near a clinic or hospital in order to receive a medical assessment.

Another way in which healthcare is shifting with the advent of new technology is with the rise of personalized diagnostic tools. This means that diagnostic tools are no longer reserved for physicians, but can now be used directly by patients. One such example is the Welb device that measures heart and breathing rates, and then relays the information directly to the user's smartphone.
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Preventive Diagnostics Systems
Preventive Diagnostics Systems
'Healthi' Performs Tests to Recommend Preventive Health Practices
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49
Digitized Doctor Consultations
Digitized Doctor Consultations
The Mfine Platform Helps Patients Receive Healthcare Services
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48
Predictive Oncological Analysis
Predictive Oncological Analysis
Oncora Medical Plies Big Data to Improve Radiation Oncology
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47
Alzheimer's-Tracking VR Games
Alzheimer's-Tracking VR Games
Sea Hero Quest is a Virtual Reality Game App For Fighting Dementia
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46
Dosage-Reminding Pill Bottle Caps
Dosage-Reminding Pill Bottle Caps
The 'RxTimerCap' Reminds You to Take Your Pills Using a Timer
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45
Smart Blood Pressure Monitors
Smart Blood Pressure Monitors
A&D Medical's 'ULTRACONNECT' Device is Sleek and App-Connected
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44
Humanizing Digital Healthcare Platforms
Humanizing Digital Healthcare Platforms
NayaDaya is Focused on Creating Emotional Data in Health
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43
Smart First Aid Kits
Smart First Aid Kits
Mobilize Rescue Systems' First Aid Kit Uses Algorithms for Triage
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42
Cancer Treatment Tracking Apps
Cancer Treatment Tracking Apps
The chemoWave App Aims to Enhance and Humanize Patient Journeys
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41
Inclusive Menstrual Tracking Apps
Inclusive Menstrual Tracking Apps
Planned Parenthood's 'Spot On' Focuses on Gender Neutrality
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40
Data-Based Health Solutions
Data-Based Health Solutions
Sanofi Has Teamed Up With Evidation Health to Enhance Consumer Health
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39
All-Encompassing Health Data Platforms
All-Encompassing Health Data Platforms
Human API Can Analyze Clinical Date in Real Time
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38
Pressure Point Healing Apps
Pressure Point Healing Apps
The 'Acupressure: Heal Yourself' App is User-Friendly & Effective
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37
Urine-Analyzing Postcards
Urine-Analyzing Postcards
'Testcard' Can Determine Whether or Not One Has a UTI
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36
Infrared Technology Bedding
Infrared Technology Bedding
The 'Allevi8' Advanced Recovery Bed Bedding Improves Your Health
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35
Assistive AR Sight Apps
Assistive AR Sight Apps
Samsung's Relúmĭno Helps to Users with Vision Impairments to See Better
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34
Comprehensive Health Tracker Scales
Comprehensive Health Tracker Scales
The Fitbit Aria 2 Smart Scale Syncs with Your Health Wearables
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33
Personal Portable Oxygen Concentrators
Personal Portable Oxygen Concentrators
The 'Aerate' Filters the Air Around the User
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32
Mindfulness-Enhancing Apps
Mindfulness-Enhancing Apps
PauseAble Offers Apps That Were Designed to Relax and Soothe Users
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31
Smartphone Cancer Screenings
Smartphone Cancer Screenings
The 'BiliScreen' Screens for Jaundice to Detect Pancreatic Cancer
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30
On-Demand Massage Services
On-Demand Massage Services
'Soothe' Will Send a Five-Star Masseuse to Your Home or Office
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29
Optical Heart Rate Sensors
Optical Heart Rate Sensors
The Polar OH1 is a Precise Heart Rate Tracker
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28
Personalized At-Home Health Tests
Personalized At-Home Health Tests
Atlas Biomed's DNA and Microbiome Tests Help Users Take Control
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27
App-Connected Health Monitors
App-Connected Health Monitors
The 'Welbi' Measures Heart and Breathing Rates from a Distance
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26
Mail-Order Orthodontic Kits
Mail-Order Orthodontic Kits
Candid 3D-Prints Functional, Inexpensive Aligners
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25
Multifaceted Air Purifiers
Multifaceted Air Purifiers
The 'DrinKlean ZERO 1' Home Purification System Features Three Settings
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24
VR Meditation Videos
VR Meditation Videos
'm ss ng p eces' 360-Degree Video Combines VR with Meditation Techniques
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23
Wellness-Centric Infrared Saunas
Wellness-Centric Infrared Saunas
11 Howard Now Offers Access to Infrared Saunas by HigherDOSE
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22
Cancer-Detecting Surgical Pens
Cancer-Detecting Surgical Pens
The 'MasSpec Pen' Detects Cancerous Tissues Through Touch
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21
Printed Mouthguard Kits
Printed Mouthguard Kits
Damage Control Helps Consumers Create Tailor-Made Mouthguards
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20
Non-Invasive Skincare Monitors
Non-Invasive Skincare Monitors
The 'Barrier Light' Keeps an Eye on Skin Moisture and Strength
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19
Portable Allergen Detectors
Portable Allergen Detectors
Harvard Medical School's 'iEat' Knows If Your Meal Contains Peanuts
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18
Bacteria-Eliminating Air Cleaners
Bacteria-Eliminating Air Cleaners
The SOL-ONE Smart Air Care Device Cleans and Ionizes Air
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17
Smart Toothbrushing Companions
Smart Toothbrushing Companions
RoBoHon Teaches Kids to Brush Their Teeth with 'GUM Play'
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16
Supremely Compact Spectacles
Supremely Compact Spectacles
Glens Backup Glasses Fold Up Into a Credit Card Sized Case
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15
Hydration Reminder Water Bottles
Hydration Reminder Water Bottles
The Pyrus Smart Water Bottle Encourages Drinking Eight Glasses
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14
Augmented Autism Apps
Augmented Autism Apps
This App Uses Google Glass to Help Children With Autism Communicate
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13
Deep Tissue Massage Seats
Deep Tissue Massage Seats
The Human Touch Novo XT Massage Chair Relaxes from Head to Toe
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12
Smart Musical Toothbrushes
Smart Musical Toothbrushes
BleepBleeps' Benjamin Brush is Connected to a Music Store
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11
Hangover Prevention Shots
Hangover Prevention Shots
Riley&Riley Offers Drinkable Solutions for Preventing a Hangover
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10
Health-Promoting Sugar Installments
Health-Promoting Sugar Installments
KIND's Sugar Sculptures Warn Parents of Unhealthy Snacks
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9
Efficient Water-Purifying Bottles
Efficient Water-Purifying Bottles
The Ecomo Bottle Can Purify Unsafe Water in 5 Seconds
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8
Transformative Particle Pillows
Transformative Particle Pillows
The 'Dreameets' Has a Filling Made from Different Types of Wood
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7
Motion-Tracking Artistic Wearables
Motion-Tracking Artistic Wearables
synapseWear is a Wearable Device That Creates Visualizations
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6
Pharmaceutical Vending Machines
Pharmaceutical Vending Machines
CVS Pharmacy is Launching a Wellness-Focused Convenience Machine
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5
App-Enabled Hydration Monitors
App-Enabled Hydration Monitors
The Sixty Hydration Monitor Can Read Hydration Levels Through Skin
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4
Bespoke Body Shields
Bespoke Body Shields
This High-Tech Shield Protects Its Owner's Ribcage Post-Surgery
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3
AR Dentistry Mirrors
AR Dentistry Mirrors
This AR Cosmetic Dentistry Aid Helps Patients Try on Different Smiles
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2
Protective Anti-Pollution Infant Cushions
Protective Anti-Pollution Infant Cushions
Brizi Ensures That Infants Breathe in Clean Air
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1
Asian-Inspired Toothpastes
Asian-Inspired Toothpastes
Colgate 'Natural Extracts' Integrates Ancient Remedies for Oral Care
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