Category: Health

Depressed? Check your smart phone

Smart phones can detect when you’re depressed. Apparently it all comes down to the phone’s sensor data tracking the number of minutes...

GenesisCare acquires Cancer Partners UK

GenesisCare, Australia’s largest provider of radiotherapy services, is getting bigger after acquiring Cancer Partners UK for an...

Jaguar to monitor brain waves

Jaguar Land Rover is looking at how brainwaves can detect driver drowsiness. To avoid using a headset, the company is now researching the...

Nestle destroys Maggi noodle packs

Nestle in India is in deep trouble after the food safety regulator banned Maggi noodles, which Nestle owns, for containing too much lead....

Tasmania plans a tobacco free generation

Tobacco companies might have to rethink their strategies for Australia with Tasmania planning to create the world’s first tobacco free...

Back injuries

Back pain may be the ubiquitous “nudge nudge, wink wink” excuse when it comes to sickies, but the reality is a far cry from the popular...

Virgin Sport : A new business for Richard Branson

Richard Branson has launched yet another business – Virgin Sport. In his blog, Branson says “Virgin Sport aims to change the health and...

Soft drink versus water

Global soft drink companies are for the first time losing market share to bottled water. Figures released by market research company...

Apple iPads for the elderly

Apple has announced it has teamed up with IBM in a deal that could put its iPads in the hands of the elderly in Japan. IBM will work with...

Pepsi drops sweetener

Pepsi has dumped the controversial sweetener aspartame from Diet Pepsi.  Instead, Pepsi will be replacing it with sucralose, another...