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How Effective are Activity Trackers?

2015 31 Dec

Activity trackers, such as Fitbit, Fuelband, and Jawbone, allow users to monitor their health and fitness data with ease, thanks to wireless technology. Increasing use of these wearables has generated interest from researchers who are keen to assess if such devices are indeed effective in helping people lead healthier lives. See Also: Fitbits Monitor... Read more

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Fitbits Monitor Symptoms in Transplant Patients

2015 12 Dec

A new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill shows that activity trackers (eg, Fitbits) can be used to track patients' symptoms and overall functional status after a serious medical procedure. The study is published online in the journal Quality of Life Research.Researchers used Fitbits to monitor the physical activity of 32 patients... Read more

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