2 in 3 SME owners put financial success ahead of mental health

Nearly two-thirds of SME business owners admit to ‘deprioritising’ their mental health in favour of financial success, according to research. A study of 500 SME owners found 63 per cent have overlooked their personal well-being due to the pressures of running a business. More than one in five (22 per cent) have sacrificed friendships in…

Covid-19 leads to 20% growth in smartwatches, claims study

The global COVID-19 pandemic has made more people aware of their health, fitness and well-being, and the smart wearables market is reaping the rewards, according to the latest report by technology analyst firm CCS Insight. It recently published a market forecast that predicts shipments of wrist-worn wearables will hit 232 million units in 2021, a…

Digital Health revenues to jump 34% and hit $177.5B by 2023

Although the COVID-19 pandemic put enormous pressure on the global healthcare sector, one of the promising side effects has been the rapid growth of digital health services. During the crisis, hospitals were facing the most challenging public health threat they have ever experienced. However, digital health has stepped in providing innovative and effective solutions for…

What Are Really the Most Effective Ways to Lose Weight?

When you want to lose weight you might feel inclined to try a crash course diet as you want to achieve results as quickly as possible, but essentially you need a little patience and determination to succeed. It can be all too tempting to follow the latest fad diet on Instagram by a supposed fitness…

Water Is Life: The Benefits of Water for Weight Loss

For the human body, water is a source of energy and a conductor of nutrients. It affects everything in the body - from brain activity, which should be especially actively needed when you have some important things to do or a particularly intense match on the https://22bet.com/virtualsports/ site, to the skin that protects us from exposure to…

Wellness app spending to rise 15% to £1.6bn in 2021

After a record-breaking 2020, the velocity of some mobile wellness apps has slowed down considerably. But top apps in the segment, particularly under the telehealth subcategory, will continue to enjoy elevated demand throughout 2021. According to the research data analyzed and published by ComprarAcciones.com, the top telehealth apps in the US had a surge of 33%…

Six Changes To Make To Your Lifestyle To Improve Your Health

Looking after your health is something that is extremely important to do and it’s one that we often don’t take very seriously at various points in life. However, it’s necessary to look after your health throughout your life and, that way, you stand a better chance of living a longer and healthier life in general.…

Experts call for Smart Lampposts to help fight Covid-19

Image provided by Barcelona City Council A new generation of smart lampposts that can read body temperatures and detect overcrowding could stop the spread of Covid-19 and regenerate cities, according to a new report.  These 21st-century lamp columns go beyond street lighting by incorporating sensors that can receive and transmit information…

ShinyShiny Health Round Up: NHS uses AI to spot future heart attacks

The NHS is using artificial intelligence to treat patients at risk of a heart attack, years before they strike. CaRi-Heart can spot minor problems undetected by routine scans, Oxford University researchers say, identifying inflammation and scarring in the lining of blood vessels that supply the heart. The tool is being rolled out at 15 hospitals…
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Top 50 reasons to exercise revealed

The top reasons to exercise include wanting to beat a partner’s personal best, fit into old clothes, and shaking off a bad mood. A study of 2,000 adults reveals the top 50 list of reasons to get moving – with not wanting to let down a workout partner and the social element of training with…