Health

by on September 27th, 2013

Google has taken bold initiatives including self-driving cars and Google Glass. The progress of the company does not stop there but they aim to enhance lives even further at a consistent pace. Google has launched a new company named as ‘Calico’ which aims to extend human life span. This Google initiative was announced in a Time’s cover story. Calico will be run by Arthur Levinson (former CEO of Genentech, an investor and the chairman of Apple). This is a long term project as Larry Page said that it normally takes ten to 20 years to go from an idea to something being real.

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ECG test using mobile phone

Want ECG, EEG tests? There is an app for that (for Android mobile not iPhone app). Why head towards lab or hospital and pay for these tests when you can do it using your mobile phone instantly anywhere anytime. The app tracks and displays the Live readings with a graph of your heart activity. The graph’s behavior is monitored by the app and the app can take actions when needed. e.g. If your heart stops or lags for a bit, the app can immediately contact a doctor, or the emergency services, via Wi-Fi or 3G.

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