September 6, 2019

Information is knowledge, and big tech companies know how important it is to collect and track data. When it comes to your health, it is now easy to measure and track all kinds of information. In the comfort of our homes we can check our weight, blood pressure, number...

October 23, 2017

The rate at which we breathe is one of our vital signs. When we breathe in we obtain oxygen and when we breathe out we expel carbon dioxide. Checking the breathing rate is an important way to make sure someone’s respiratory tract is healthy and functioning.

Manual Measu...

September 23, 2017

The aim of diabetes treatment is to bring blood sugar (“glucose”) as close to normal as possible. What is a normal blood sugar level? And how can you achieve normal blood sugar?

First, what is the difference between “sugar” and “glucose”? Sugar is the general name for s...

A normal resting heart rate for adults ranges from 60 to 100 beats a minute.

Generally, a lower heart rate at rest implies more efficient heart function and better cardiovascular fitness. For example, a well-trained athlete might have a normal resting heart rate closer...

There’s a reason it’s often called the “silent killer”
Most of the time, high blood pressure (HBP or hypertension) has no obvious symptoms to indicate that something’s wrong. The best ways to protect yourself are being aware of the risks and making changes that matter....

May 2, 2017

SpO2 stands for peripheral capillary oxygen saturation, an estimate of the amount of oxygen in the blood. More specifically, it is the percentage of oxygenated haemoglobin (haemoglobin containing oxygen) compared to the total amount of haemoglobin in the blood (oxygena...

May 1, 2017

A plethysmograph is an instrument for measuring changes in volume within an organ or whole body (usually resulting from fluctuations in the amount of blood or air it contains). A photoplethysmograph (PPG) is a plethysmograph that uses optical techniques. A pulse oximet...

October 31, 2015

 

Nous sometimes equated to intellect or intelligence, is a philosophical term for the faculty of the human mind which is described in classical philosophy as necessary for understanding what istrue or real.

 

​Plato used the word nous in many ways wh...

July 1, 2015

 

What is 'TIME SERIES'?

 

 

A sequence of numerical data points in successive order, usually occurring in uniform intervals. For example a sensor on an airplanes can send signal every second. In plain English, a time series is simply a sequence of numbers collecte...

June 10, 2015

Wearable technology and wearable devices are clothing and accessories incorporating computer and advanced electronic technologies. The designs often incorporate practical functions and features. 

 

Wearable devices such as activity trackers are a good examp...

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