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Any heart monitor application that can send alerts to an email or have data viewable online?

Do you know of any wearable ( for example Apple Watch or some kind of Android smart watch ), and applications that could monitor heart rate, pulse, and maybe send some alerts to an email address? Or ...
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Safety of radiation from baby monitor

I have always assumed baby monitors and all wireless technology to be completely safe and have been informed by a 'friend' that I have been endangering my children by using them. We used an RF ...
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What are clinically advised methods to improve nocturnal respiration other than CPAP?

Based on conventional medicine, what advice should a physician give a patient who experiences breathing difficulty during sleep that is not determined to require a CPAP machine and for which the root ...
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What VR app that cure myopia? [closed]

Is there an app that can cure myopia, or provide therapy to exercise the eye to focus on objects that "seem" like a certain distance?
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Why is one only allowed to drink water from four hours in advance of an echo (ultrasonography)?

The patient is told that he/she should not eat or drink anything for 4 hours in advance of having an echo (except from drinking pure water). From what I understand, an echo works with ultrasonic ...
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Effectiveness of blue light filters for preventing delayed and decreased melatonin secretion?

The iPhone offers a "night shift" feature. Research indicates that blue light exposure decreases melatonin secretion (e.g., Ferguson, Melton, Li, Park, & Tosini, 2008). To what extent do built-...
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Technology behind human egg fertilization

Many times I've seen on TV images of the procedure of fertilizing a human egg by means of a needle that is stubbed in the egg to put the sperm in it. I've also read that a human egg's size is like a ...
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Are there any real-world application in a bone fracture detection program?

Sorry if I'm asking in the wrong community, but here's where I think I can reach more people in the medical field. I am in engineering, for a project in my uni, I thought of doing a research on ...
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List of Organs by Vascular Density?

Could anyone please give me a list of the major organs in the human body with their vascular densities? 3D models and pictures of such are available, but calculating how much which organ has is very ...
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What if we replace the DNA in stem cells with ours and we place the cells inside damaged organs to heal them?

I don't know a lot about stem cells or if a person's DNA could affect them in such a manner that if a person would have a damaged limb or organ, it would make it grow back with stem cell treatment.
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Are there any reasonably-priced technology to measure any part of your body to help cut the pressure garment precisely

I am not sure if this topic belongs here but could not find a more relevant stackexchange site. My kid is receiving a pressure garment treatment to recover from severe burn. However, cutting the ...
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Scientific Basis for Apple Watch Activity Rings

I have just started using an apple watch, and am finding that it's "activity rings" feature encourages me to: perform more than 30 minutes of exercise a day (green 'exercise' ring); move around ...
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Actions During Sleepwalking

I am a high school student doing a biomedical engineering project about sleepwalking. For my project, I am prototyping a novel healthcare solution to prevent lengthened periods of sleepwalking in ...
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Does cooling the skin reduce irritation from shaving?

Increasing age has increased the sensitivity of my grandfather's skin; so he asked me to pose the question entitled above, after seeing electronic shavers that cool the skin and questioning whether ...
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Can an IPS panel in a monitor help relieve eye strain?

Working as a programmer, I have problems with my eyes. I am using eyedrops, but that does not help. Up till now I always worked with LED monitors a colleague told me that I could try one with an IPS ...
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How do digital devices affect mood?

I'm particularly curious about research that's been done on smartphones. Please provide links to articles, books, research, etc...
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Is Low Blue Light helpful for preserving eyesight?

I'm a coder and interested in save my eyesight. I've met the term named low blue light. Monitors decrease the level of blue color and theoretically protect my eyes. Here's a quote from monitor ...