Posts Tagged: health



This migraine tracking app acts like a doctor, connects you to one too

This migraine app detects what you're doing, asks you questions, and shares what actions you can take.

  • July 14, 2014
  • at 1:08 pm
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Vogmask Design by Nina

For smoggy China, Vogmask makes stylish pollution masks that are fit for the catwalk

California-based Vogmask wants to make pollution masks in China as much a fashion accessory as they are a health precaution.

  • June 27, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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China, smart body scales maker Picooc gets funding

China’s Picooc, maker of smart body scales, gets $21 million in funding

China-based health-tracking gadget maker Picooc, best known for its smart body scales, has raised US$21 million.

  • June 16, 2014
  • at 4:50 pm
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A menstruation app that’s not just for ladies – China’s Dayima nets $30 million in funding

Menstruation-tracking apps might not seem like like a goldmine waiting to be unearthed, but in China, investors are hedging their bets on th...

  • June 6, 2014
  • at 1:24 pm
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Pilih Dokter wants to solve two medical problems in Indonesia

There are about 150,000 doctors in Indonesia, but only a few hundred get really famous and have available references from patients. What abo...

  • February 5, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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Feeling flabby? This startup will put a personal trainer right in your hands

Health and fitness apps, while all the rage these days, typically fall into two camps. The first group measures your movements and dishes ou...

  • January 17, 2014
  • at 11:32 am
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Free Medical Consultation Straight From Home with Indonesia’s TipsDokter

Feeling like you really need help but are too lazy to go to a hospital for a check-up? Or maybe you’re too busy to go? Carrying the taglin...

  • August 5, 2013
  • at 9:25 pm
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Beijing Shuts Down Taobao’s ‘Take a Number’ Service for Hospitals, But Consumers Cry Foul

Chinese hospitals are, to put it mildly, a bureaucratic nightmare. Just checking into one generally involves, among other processes, waiting...

  • May 24, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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China’s Online Drug Stores Face Stiff Competition for Tiny Market

China’s e-commerce industry has exploded over the past several years, and with it successful speciality shops have cropped up online f...

  • March 12, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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百度疾病预测 (2)

Baidu’s new interactive map predicts the spread of influenza, hepatitis, and STIs all across China

Baidu Trends, China’s nearest equivalent to Google Trends, has launched an interactive nationwide map that predicts the spread of dise...

  • July 7, 2014
  • at 12:16 pm
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Womb wars in China? Women’s health app Meet You nets another US$30M in funding

Meet You (aka Meiyou), a Chinese app that originated as a menstruation tracker that since evolved into a social network for all-things-lady...

  • June 24, 2014
  • at 5:38 pm
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QuitBit is a smart lighter that helped its founder quit smoking, and it’s proving popular in Singapore

QuitBit is a smart lighter that quantifies how much you've been smoking with an LCD display.

  • June 11, 2014
  • at 6:25 pm
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This fitness tracker packs a tiny hospital in its sensors

The Tinké packs quite a punch as the only sensor on the market able to bundle heart rate, heart rate variability, blood oxygen level, and r...

  • April 10, 2014
  • at 6:03 pm
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Noom picks up $7M in series A funding for its marathon effort to help people lose weight

Noom, the NYC-based startup behind a set of mobile weight loss apps announced today it has received a $7 million series A funding round led ...

  • February 4, 2014
  • at 5:14 pm
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Skore condom app for India

Indian condom brand Skore launches mobile app to help you locate pharmacies

Condoms are one of those products that you need when you need, but they’re not always readily available. That’s why Indian condo...

  • January 13, 2014
  • at 5:03 pm
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Despite Regulatory Hassles, India’s Healthkart Gets Huge Funding to Expand Medicine Sales

India’s HealthKart sells everything from vitamins to vital medicines via its online portal, but it’s such a heavily regulated and contro...

  • July 9, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Medeel Helps Patients Compare Personalized Medical Options Without Setting Foot in a Hospital

When you get sick, all you want is to get better. But the reality, in India and almost anywhere else, is that different hospitals offer diff...

  • March 15, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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China Will Develop Its Own Criteria for Diagnosing Game Addiction

It’s no secret that China has a problem with gaming addiction. OK, every country has problems with gaming addiction, but some people i...

  • February 20, 2013
  • at 1:32 am
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