Tag Archives: QS

The Growth of Citizen Science

Till the recent past, we were reliant on being handed down information from scientists or a specialist or your doctor, etc. and things were pretty much controlled within these bounds. The downside of this is that things do not get … Continue reading

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Blood Pressure tracking with the Omron BP791IT

In order to plot and slice and dice my health data, I decided to buy a blood pressure meter suited to tracking. I bought an Omron Blood Pressure (BP791IT) device (http://amzn.com/B004H44GB4). It measures the blood pressure, your pulse, detects heart … Continue reading

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The Quantified Self movement- democratizing health data

I have been fascinated with Quantified Self (QS) for some time now and believe it will become an important component of healthcare. QS is actually a company but it is also a concept – a grassroots movement for people to … Continue reading

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