Fitbit Alta doesn't track heart rate

Fitbit Alta doesn't track heart rate

Headquartered in San Francisco, California, Fitbit Inc. is an American company, founded and managed by James Park and Eric Friedman.

Slow heart rate doesn't mean early death risk

If you often suffer from Bradycardia, a slower than normal heartbeat, then there is no need to panic as a new study has revealed that it is not a sign of developing cardiovascular disease.

Smartphone can be your fitness tracker

Smartphone can be your fitness tracker

Uncomfortable with your wristband fitness tracker? Now you can bury it somewhere in your closet as your smartphone would be your new fitness tracker, say researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Smartwatch credited with saving US teen's life

An 18-year-old boy in the US has credited a smartwatch for saving his life after the device alerted him that his heart rate was much higher than normal, leading to the diagnosis of a life-threatening condition.

Jawbone unveils new features to its Up wristbands

Jawbone unveils new features to its Up wristbands

Jawbone has released new features to its Up wristbands.

Now track your heart rate through the day with Jawbone Up wristbands

According to the Verge, the Up3 and Up4 bands which are equipped with heart rate sensors will now track the user's heart rate periodically throughout the day, rather than just once in the morning as the wristbands did before.

Lower the heartbeat, lower is the female libido

A new study has suggested that sexual dysfunction in women can be linked to low resting heart rate variability.

Why new Apple Watch update may not monitor your heart rate reliably

Why new Apple Watch update may not monitor your heart rate reliably

This might not be good news for heart patients but the latest update of Apple Watch bug will no longer take heart measurements when it should.

Indian-American trio creates system to monitor vital signs

 Indian-American researchers from Rice University have created a touch-free system that uses a video camera to monitor the vital signs of patients just by looking at their faces.

Now, an e-bike that takes over when you are tired of pedalling

Now, an e-bike that takes over when you are tired of pedalling

The Ford Motor Company's new e-bike MoDe: Pro has made a strange standout alongside smartphones and wearables because of its some special and extra ordinary features.

Now, printable armband that will inform you in case of fever

 Researchers have recently developed a printable armband that monitors vital signs including temperature, heart rate and sounds an alarm in case of high body temperature.

Cocaine use puts young people at sudden death risk

Cocaine consumption quadruples the risk of sudden death in people aged between 19 and 49, a study has found.

Cocaine use puts young people at sudden death risk

Cocaine consumption quadruples the risk of sudden death in people aged between 19 and 49, a study has found.

New device for cheap wearable fitness sensors

Engineers at University of California-Berkeley have developed a new device that can help to measure blood-oxygen levels on wearable fitness trackers among other vital parameters.

Women more susceptible to space health hazards: NASA report

 A NASA study has uncovered that women are more susceptible to physiological, psychological and behavioural changes that occur during spaceflight.

Beware: Sugar could be dangerous for your health

A new research suggests that high sugar levels affect a key area of the brain which causes the heart rate to quicken and blood pressure to rise.

Ancient heart and gut disease discovered

By analysing DNA, researchers have discovered a rare disease, dating back to the 12th century, affecting both heart rate and intestinal movements. (12:46)

New sensor system developed to detect heart rate

Researchers in Japan have developed a new sensor system which could detect the heart rate by amplifying weak pulse signals from the skin surface on the back of the body.

How caffeine affects boys, girls after puberty

After puberty, boys and girls experience different heart rate and blood pressure changes after consuming caffeinated sodas and energy drinks, new research says.

Galaxy S5 joins race to monitor heart rate

Smart phones are increasingly becoming more than just phones and assuming bigger roles in users` lives.