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Top 50 Health Ideas in September

From Palsy-Preventing Onesies to Dementia-Assisting Devices

— September 24, 2016 — Lifestyle
As the September 2016 health ideas demonstrate, major breakthroughs are being made when it comes to carrying for everyone from infants to the elderly.

In terms of caring for the very young, there is a major emphasis on technology that can help foster healthy growth and development. For instance, researchers at the University of Oklahoma are currently working on a onesie that helps to reduce the effects of cerebral palsy in at-risk infants. Another project is a portable cooling device that helps to mitigate brain damage in babies deprived of oxygen at birth.

On the other end of the spectrum, the September 2016 health trends reveal a major emphasis on helping older consumers live longer and healthier lives. Indeed, with many countries dealing with rapidly aging populations, these types of innovations are in high demand. Some of the most interesting examples of healthcare breakthroughs for the elderly include senior-tracking devices, dementia-detecting robots and even 3D-printed supplements.
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Portable Infant-Cooling Machines
Portable Infant-Cooling Machines
This Cooling Device Protects Vulnerable Babies From Brain Damage
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Dental Emergency Apps
Dental Emergency Apps
The 'Knocked Out' App Helps You Respond to Dental Trauma
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48
Connected Ear Thermometers
Connected Ear Thermometers
This Philips Thermometer Lets You Track Your Temperature On An App
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47
Streamlined Emergency Response Apps
Streamlined Emergency Response Apps
This App Helps First Responders Communicate With Hospitals
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46
Reminding Awareness Apps
Reminding Awareness Apps
The 'Remindful' Platform Prompts Taking Time to Recenter With Reminders
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45
Palsy-Preventing Robotic Onesies
Palsy-Preventing Robotic Onesies
This Machine Can Lessen Infants' Risk of Cerebral Palsy
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44
Drug-Producing Bioreactors
Drug-Producing Bioreactors
This Bioreactor Can Produce Numerous Bio-Pharmaceutical Drugs
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43
Amputation-Preventing Bandages
Amputation-Preventing Bandages
This Special Bandage Speeds Up the Healing Of Diabetic Ulcers
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42
Anxiety-Alleviating Card Games
Anxiety-Alleviating Card Games
'Cards for Calm' is a Game That Discourages Negative Thinking
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41
Disorienting Symptom Simulators
Disorienting Symptom Simulators
This Hi-Tech Helmet Enables People to Experience Dementia
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40
Government-Focused Wellness Apps
Government-Focused Wellness Apps
The 'Felix' App Improves Happiness in the Public Sector
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Health-Monitoring Smart Bathrooms
Health-Monitoring Smart Bathrooms
The Google Bathroom is a Concept to Seamlessly Assess Well-Being
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38
BMI-Analyzing Weighing Scales
BMI-Analyzing Weighing Scales
Philips' Body Analysis Scale Assess Your BMI and Body Fat Percentage
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Replacement-Indicating Bandages
Replacement-Indicating Bandages
The Leaf-Band-Aid Changes Color To Signal When Swapping Is Needed
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36
Non-Invasive 3D Body Scanners
Non-Invasive 3D Body Scanners
Styku Captures Visual Data to Aid in Weight Loss Goals and Much More
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35
Guided Meditation Apps
Guided Meditation Apps
Ananda Helps Improve Users' Mindfulness and Well-Being
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34
Digital Health Platforms
Digital Health Platforms
This Nutritional Platform Empowers Consumers to Manage Their Own Health
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33
Habit-Forming Medication Reminders
Habit-Forming Medication Reminders
The 'Nightingale' System Coaches Users to Take Their Pills
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32
Bluetooth Blood Pressure Monitors
Bluetooth Blood Pressure Monitors
These Blood Pressure Monitors Work With Philips' HealthSuite App
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31
Hypertension-Preventing Phone Cases
Hypertension-Preventing Phone Cases
This Blood Pressure Gauge Takes the Form of an iPhone Case
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30
Dementia-Detecting Robots
Dementia-Detecting Robots
This Artificially Intelligent Robot Can Detect Dementia Symptoms
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Feminine Health Trackers
Feminine Health Trackers
The Bellabeat Leaf Tracks Women's Health and Helps Manage Stress
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28
Hygienic Subway Straps
Hygienic Subway Straps
These Hanging Straps for Subways Ensure Personal Space
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27
Dentistry Delivery Services
Dentistry Delivery Services
Porcelane's Mobile Dentistry Service Includes 24/7 Support
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26
Medical Marijuana Management Apps
Medical Marijuana Management Apps
The 'Releaf' App Tracks Patients' Cannabis Usage Statistics
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25
Data-Delivering Dietary Apps
Data-Delivering Dietary Apps
The 'Sage Project' App Reimagines and Redesigns Nutrition Labels
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24
Dementia-Assisting Devices
Dementia-Assisting Devices
This Warning Device Prevents People With Dementia From Getting Lost
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23
3D-Printed Supplements
3D-Printed Supplements
Multiply Labs Has Created a Customizable 3D-Printed Nutrional Supplement
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22
Anti-Weight Loss Fitness Bloggers
Anti-Weight Loss Fitness Bloggers
This Instagram Fitness Blogger Shows That Scales are Irrelevant
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21
Sleep-Inspired Workouts
Sleep-Inspired Workouts
NordicTrack is Partnering with iFit for Workouts Based on Sleep Patterns
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20
Stress-Busting Apps
Stress-Busting Apps
The Bellabeat Leaf App Works In Conjunction With Wearable Technology
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19
Wearable Heart Monitors
Wearable Heart Monitors
The 'iBeat' Notifies Emergency Responders and Family of Cardiac Arrest
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18
3D-Printed Anatomy Kits
3D-Printed Anatomy Kits
Researchers are Using Lifelike Models for Medical Teaching
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Water-Filtering Bottles
Water-Filtering Bottles
The MAVEA Water Filter Bottle Purifies Water in a Leak-Proof Bottle
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16
Alertness-Augmenting Supplements
Alertness-Augmenting Supplements
This Nootropic Supplement Enhances Your Ability to Focus
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15
Wearable Fertility Trackers
Wearable Fertility Trackers
The 'Ava' Wearable Helps Hopeful Parents Plan When to Conceive
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14
Multi-Purpose Medical Desks
Multi-Purpose Medical Desks
This Desk Was Designed to Simplify the Jobs of Doctors and Nurses
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13
Wrist-Supporting Mouse Pads
Wrist-Supporting Mouse Pads
This Ergonomic Pad is Made for 3D Mice
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12
Upturned Gas Masks
Upturned Gas Masks
This Gas Mask Was Re-Invented to Offer a Slimmer and More Comfortable Design
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11
Wearable Personal Trainers
Wearable Personal Trainers
This System Functions as a Tech-Based Personal Trainer
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Fast Food Pedometers
Fast Food Pedometers
McDonald's Newest Happy Meal Toy is a Step Counter
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9
Posture-Correcting Neckties
Posture-Correcting Neckties
The Turtle Alert Smart Device Gently Reminds Wearers to Sit Straight
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8
Relaxing Aromatherapy Pillows
Relaxing Aromatherapy Pillows
This Pillow is Infused with Lavender Oil to Encourage Sleep
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7
Wearable Sunscreen Dispensers
Wearable Sunscreen Dispensers
SunZee is an Easy-to-Use Sunblock Dispenser Meant for Adventure
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Sun Protection Skincare Lines
Sun Protection Skincare Lines
The Packaging of These Protective Sun Lotions Reflect Their Purpose
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Life-Saving Blankets
Life-Saving Blankets
These First Aid Blankets Work to Educate People on Life-Saving Techniques
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4
Full-Body Aquatic Fitness Devices
Full-Body Aquatic Fitness Devices
The 'AquaBoom' System Uses Water to Safely Train Anyone
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3
Luxury Obstetric Hospitals
Luxury Obstetric Hospitals
Tokyo’s Mizuguchi Hospital Boasts an Upscale Obstetric Clinic
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2
Celebrity Parody Cancer Campaigns
Celebrity Parody Cancer Campaigns
A Doctor is Recreating Celebrity Photos for 'Dry July Campaign'
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Cancer-Detection Apps
Cancer-Detection Apps
The Dermofit App Assists Early Stage Skin Cancer Detection Efforts
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