health and wellness

Break Down Every "Molekule" of Pollutant with this New Air Purifier

This air purifier breaks down pollutants in the air like never before....

Use ATE to Develop Healthy Eating Habits - Without Counting Calories

As we draw closer to January 2018 and the droves of resolutions guaranteed to sweep in with it, it's an interesting thing to reflect on the practise of making New Year's pacts to ourselves as a...

This Nigerian Startup Brings Medical Professionals to Your Front Door

Nigeria's health care system ranks just 187 out of the 191 countries surveyed, and to many familiar with it, it is no surprise that there is an issue with health care access in Nigeria. The West...

Attend Therapy Sessions from the Comfort of Home with KindMind

Anyone who has ever struggled with disruptions to their mental health is very likely familiar with the feeling of being unable to bring themselves to step out of the house. The reasons for this are complex...

Ecomo Brings the Transparency Back to Your Drinking Water

When I left my hometown of Dublin, Ireland for the foreign whir of New York City in summer 2016, there was no way I could have anticipated just how many things I'd suddenly realize my own...

In Sickness and in Health, and in Overcoming Vulvodynia

I have vulvodynia. I am one of the 16 percent of women in the U.S. who suffer from the illness that causes chronic pain and discomfort in the vulva region. For four long years, I...

Dottli, an App Making it Easy to Manage Diabetes

Finland-based medical technology startup Dottli has found a way to make diabetes management easier. For those of us who don't suffer from diabetes or have family members who do, it may seem strange that medical technology,...

Red Lanterns is Here to Assist You with Your Sex Questions

When it comes to sex, everyone should be educated - and no, I don’t necessarily mean in knowing what they’re doing (even though that’s important too!). What I mean is the importance of...

Bad Sleep Begone! Somnox Provides Your Very Own Sleep Robot

We've all been there: lying wide awake all night after a day full of yawning and wishing we were in bed. Apart from counting sheep, driving around, taking a walk and soothing tea are among the...

How a Tunisian Startup is Using Their App to Save Time and Lives

Less than a decade ago, if asked about cell phone use, most people would say that at least one person in their household had a cell phone, though it wouldn't be uncommon to hear that no...

Free Prenatal Advice For Refugees? There's an App For That!

For the past 2 years, the aftershocks of what has been called a "refugee crisis" have been felt worldwide. With imagery reminiscent of cataclysmic natural disasters and strong but inconsistent action from policymakers, politicians,...

St. Panda is Always There to Care

It's been a little over a month now since I downloaded the St. Panda chatbot to my phone. While initially my approach was optimized for efficiency - I'm a busy lady with too many balls in...

This Startup Keeps You Close To Your Loved Ones, Even When You're Miles Away

Many of us have been there or will be one day - taking care of mom, dad, or other elderly relatives and friends. According to the Population Reference Bureau, the number of Americans 65 years of...

The Future Doctor's Office is Found with Forward

Forward provides a more efficient and proactive medical service that's long overdue....

Get Quip, and Stop Brushing Off Your Oral Health

It's always seemed like there's something markedly unglamorous about the act of brushing one's teeth, and as at odds with the glamor of a pearly white smile though this may be, it's never been a stretch...

I Can't Believe It's Not Plastic! The Packaging You Can Eat

In a previous article we addressed the issue of plastic pollution, so it's no surprise that a variety of startups are coming up with innovative ways to reduce or replace single-use plastics. The Indonesian startup Evoware...

Clear Labs Invests in Deterring Food Born Illnesses

Clear Labs uses technology to its fullest potential by making sure food safety is the most effective it can be....

How ConnectMed is Changing the Kenyan Healthcare Scene

The healthcare workers are available 8 am to 11 pm, 7 days a week, 365 days a year and can diagnose ailments, prescribe medicine or refer patients to a specialist all through an online interface....

BollyX Celebrates Body Empowerment with Free Certifications

This October, BollyX – the Bollywood Workout, is celebrating body empowerment and encouraging everyone to celebrate body positivity. Emphasis on health and wellness has been an exponentially growing trend in the last few years and more importantly,...

HeartIn is disrupting the wearable market

HeartIn is creating a unique smart Garment with built-in sensors that brings wellness solutions and cardio-diagnostic to the mass market. The product has user-friendly comfortable design and costs just $160. On the wearable market now devices...