Tag Archives: Smart

Applying Smarter, Part 1: Breaking Down the AAMC’s Apply Smart Campaign

By BRYAN CARMODY, MD “YOUR LIKELIHOOD OF SECURING RESIDENCY TRAINING DEPENDS ON MANY FACTORS – INCLUDING THE NUMBER OF RESIDENCY PROGRAMS YOU APPLY TO.” So begins the introduction to Apply Smart: Data to Consider When Applying to Residency – a informational campaign from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) designed to help medical students “anchor [their]… Read More »

Smart toilets seen as future real-time health monitoring tech

Toilets are currently used for disposing of human waste. But researchers see tremendous value in the metabolic information contained in urine as a source of real-time monitoring of peoples’ health. Scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Morgridge Institute for Research are working on a proof of principle for an integrated “smart toilet” system… Read More »

10 Smart Water Bottles That Are Worth the Money

Advice The most advanced smart water bottles on the market help keep you on top of your hydration game. They’re worth every penny thanks to intelligent features like hydration tracking, Bluetooth syncing, futuristic construction, and fitness monitoring. Every product is independently selected by our editors. If you buy something through our links, we may earn… Read More »

Smart sleepwear: Introducing ‘phyjama,’ a physiological-sensing pajama

Scientists expect that in the future, electronically active garments containing unobtrusive, portable devices for monitoring heart rate and respiratory rhythm during sleep, for example, will prove clinically useful in health care. Now researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have developed physiological-sensing textiles that can be woven or stitched into sleep garments they have dubbed… Read More »