Elysium: Is Basis the Supplement of Youth?

Though it may sound elusive, it seems that Elysium Health is determined to find the fountain of youth. A star-studded venture, the Company has seven Nobel Laureates on its scientific advisory [...]

The Pip: Can This Little Device Decrease Your Stress?

Pip, an Irish company, has created a product of the same name, to help people handle their stress, or at least be aware of it. According to the American Psychological Association, short-term [...]

MOCAheart: Sleek Design Makes Heart Monitoring Fashionable for All Ages

MOCACARE’s MOCAheart is a small, portable device that measures blood pressure related vital signs, needing only two fingers. Users cover the light sensor with one finger, and rest another finger [...]

Fertility and Pregnancy Tracking Apps: Glow, Ovia, OvuView

Easy to download and easy to use, fertility and pregnancy apps can help users track daily changes and goals – starting immediately. In addition to period and fertility tracking, companies [...]

Headspace: A Personal Trainer for Your Mind

Andy Puddicombe is a meditation and mindfulness expert – you might have seen his Ted Talk, discussing the benefits of directing 10 minutes a day to doing nothing but focusing on ourselves [...]

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Athos: Smart Fabric Measures Every Breath, Heartbeat and Muscle Exertion

A smart fabric plus an accelerometer core creates the next level in quantified performance clothing. I spoke with Athos founding team members, Dhananja Jayalath, Chris Wiebe, and Joel Seligstein [...]

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Basis: Multiple Sensors Track Exercise and Sleep Accurately and Automatically

Basis is a supercharged fitness tracker. The watch uses multiple sensors to track heart rate patterns throughout the day as well as a perspiration and skin temperature changes to measure exertion [...]

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Founder Interview: Matt Mattox, Co-Founder and VP of Products at Axial Exchange

I spoke with Matt Mattox, Co-Founder and VP of Products at Axial Exchange last week to learn more about Axial’s patient engagement software. They are currently working with 13 health systems, [...]

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Kishan Shah: 200 Pounds Lost, the President of Downsize Fitness Continues to Inspire

I met Kishan Shah in 2007, when we both interned on the trading floor at UBS Investment Bank. While he might describe himself as heavy set back then, I remember his inquisitive personality and [...]

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Health 2.0: How to Use Data Around You to Lead a Healthier Life

Health 2.0 once again exceeded my expectations with their 7th Annual Fall Conference, this year in Santa Clara. Needless to say, I have too much to share in just one post. Today I’ll focus on [...]

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