New year brings these 5 apps for better healthcare!

December 29, 2017 12:00 AM
  • New year brings these 5 apps for better healthcare!

Completing yet another journey around the Sun may be a little more special to some than to others. While most of us lead a healthy life, there are some looking to improve their healthcare to enable better times ahead.

Here we present an exclusive list of healthcare apps to help those going through health care issues or even pregnancy to lead a fulfilling life in 2018:

Diabetes Monitor

Free | mSwasthya

India is the capital of Diabetes with more number of diabetics than most other countries. As per the WHO official report, the increase of diabetics will be a whopping 100 percent - followed by China and United States of America by 2030.

Those with diabetes need to continuously track their health. This could keep them out of danger. Diabetes monitor is one of the best and most recognized healthcare app developed under mSwasthya.

Diabetes Monitor helps to track individuals blood glucose values. A record is maintained to store these values that can be viewed as a trend chart for easier comparisons. Furthermore, the app indicates the low, moderate, and high levels based on the recorded glucose values. The app also displays previously recorded values and assist one to view these records anytime from anywhere. The trend charts can even be downloaded in pdf for doctor consultation.

TimBre for Tuberculosis(TB)

Free | Rahul Pathri

How does one differentiate between a normal cough and one which could potentially be indicative of Tuberculosis?

TimBre for Tuberculosis(TB) is an app helps check aid the type of a cough. It works as a pre-test tool that reveals the symptoms of Tuberculosis. One does not need to visit the diagnostic lab for every a cough, this app will record the sound of a cough through the microphone and reveals whether a cough could potentially be of Tuberculosis or not. Thereupon, one can consult a doctor for treatment.

EVA Facial mouse

Free | Fundación Vodafone España

People with amputations, cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury, muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and other similar disabilities generally are unable to use a mobile phone.

To overcome these problems, EVA Facial mouse has been built and promoted by CREA with the support of Vodafone. This application is a free and open source tools that helps one operate the mobile device with facial movements. The app uses the front camera of a smartphone and tracks facial movements. Now, none of the above-mentioned difficulties can prevent individuals from using a mobile device!

Pregnancy Health and Fitness

Free | SparkPeople

Pregnancy is an important stage of the life for most women. Being healthy and taking safety precautions is mandatory for health of the expectant mother and her child. Pregnancy Health and Fitness is an app that is ideal for this.

This app provides week by week information to expectant mothers for a healthy pregnancy. One only need enter the baby’s due date in the app and based on that it shares important information on a weekly basis. Normally, such information includes updates on your body, baby’s growth, and expert tips to stay fit and healthy.

Babygogo - Baby & Mothercare App

Free | Babygog

Parenting is a complex task faced by many. It might be to a newborn baby, infant, child, or a toddler. Giving timely vaccinations and taking care of medications is of the utmost importance for child's health.

Babygogo Parenting - Baby & Mothercare App is an app that aims at being an encyclopedia to help with parenting. Parents can ask any questions regarding parenting and this app provides support. Moreover, this app also provides various articles on parenting that serves as a guidebook.

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