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Getting fit is often an exercise (ahem) in getting good data. Taking a walk on a blustery fall day helps, but the more you know about your calories burned, your actual steps taken, and how many days in a row you hit an optimal heart rate the more you can make changes and see some success. These ten gadgets were tested over a period of several weeks and produced real results – we lost weight using them. Some motivate you by their sheer innovation; others dangle a carrot of helping children in an impoverished nation when just go for a long walk. <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>
It is the last days of the year again, with the days being short and cold, but the warmth and coziness building up around the holidays. 2011 is coming to an end and it has been a good year for Medgadget . Just like last year we want to give you an overview of what has happened in the medical technology world during the past year. Medgadget But first, Medgadget itself: like we said above, it has been a great year for Medgadget. In may, Medgadget received its first major update since its launch seven years ago.
iMedicalApps is currently reviewing a wide range of anatomy apps in order to find out which are the most useful. One strong contender is the NOVA series which covers a wide range of anatomical regions. We have previously reviewed Brain Pro and were impressed, noting “This application contains many successful features such as realistic images, selective layers, pin information and dynamic quiz function which ensures that it is certainly worth a look”. One of the more successful applications of the NOVA series is Muscle System Pro II. This version (released specifically for iPad) is designed to be used as a learning tool using photo-realistic models which can be manipulated using standard touch gestures such as pinch-to-zoom and swipe gestures.