Sleep – Nature’s Medicine

Sleep is really important for well-being and recovery.  At medical technology conferences, sleep measurement and monitoring is very much where the buzz is. Lots of fitness watches also provide sleep analysis but they require you to wear the watch.  And if you are wearing the watch, you can't charge the watch.  The following companies are... Continue Reading →

Track your prescriptions

It's really important to keep track of medication that you take whether its prescribed or not.  Use your phone to take a picture of any medication you are on.  If you have the prescription, put that in the photo too.  If not, write a note saying how often you take the medication and put it... Continue Reading →

What is a “Medical Device”

According to the World Health Organisation in 2018, ‘Medical device’ means any instrument, apparatus, implement, machine, appliance, implant, reagent for in vitro use, software, material or other similar or related article, intended by the manufacturer to be used, alone or in combination, for human beings, for one or more of the specific medical purpose(s) of:... Continue Reading →

Great Information …Links

For an incredibly comprehensive database of wearables including medical devices, see: For information on a brilliant, award-winning lifestyle app: TickerFit™,  a unique personalised programme delivered using un-intrusive mobile and web based technologies: Nokia, the Finnish company famous for mobile communications, now has a very smart range of reasonably priced medical devices for home... Continue Reading →

Is it a medical device? Can I trust it?

In Europe, medical devices which are put on the market, making any claim relating to health are deemed to be medical devices in accordance with the Medical Devices Directive.  This applies to some software and some mobile apps.  We do our best to de-mystify the classification of medical devices and explain how non-certified medical devices... Continue Reading →

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