fitness trackers

Google's parent company Alphabet has announced plans to acquire Fitbit for approximately $2.1 billion. Read more


MPN editor Laura Hughes looks at the potential role fitness trackers and smartwatches could play within the medical sector. Read more

North America

Rightangled, a cardio fitness DNA testing company, has joined the Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI) Innovation Hub at the Dell Medical School at the University of Texas in Austin. Read more

North America

Bhoopathi Rapolu, Cyient explains why manufacturers need to create digital-first devices for modern healthcare. Read more


Despite new research, Fitbit studies show positive results for wearable fitness trackers. Read more


So apparently fitness trackers “offer no weight-loss and can actually make users fatter”. Not only that but these evil little devices also run the risk of sabotaging your diet and might not keep your weight off long term. Read more