MyCareLink App-Based Pacemaker Monitor FDA Approved


               Medtronic landed FDA approval for the firm’s MyCareLink Smart Monitor, a device using which patients can share their pacemaker implant data (including cardiac resynchronization therapy pacemakers (CRT-P)) with their cardiologists via iOS and Android phones and tablets. The MyCareLink Smart Monitor connects to the mobile device via Bluetooth, which in turn passes the information to Medtronic’s CareLink portal. The technology allows cardiologists to detect and address unusual patient readings and monitor the performance of the implants, as well as focus office time on working with patients rather than downloading stored data on the implant.
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10 Cool Fitness Gadgets for Health Junkies


               We love gadgets of every kind, be it appliances for the kitchen or electronic ones for hiking or camping trips. We have even featured wearable gadgets for you, and a few cool ones designed for your pets, just to cover everyone in the family. While the idea of using your smartphone and health apps to monitor your workouts and vital signs are not new, did you know that there are gadgets that can work together with your smartphones to help you stay fit and healthy? In fact, we’re here to introduce about 10 of these gadgets, this time for the calorie counters and gym-goers.
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11 Health Gadgets Experts Wish You’d Used


               Whether you want to lose weight, run faster or score extra workout motivation, there’s an app for that…and a fitness tracker…and a new-fangled gadget. Overwhelmed yet? With the world of health technology exploding every day, it’s no secret that sifting through your options to get to the good stuff can be a chore.
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