Big Data and Health

Living by the numbers health conference online now. Fascinating. Click here to check it out and the respective articles associated with it. The data is the start of the process. Agreed!

http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2012/10/big-data-is-transforming-healthcare/

and I think this article is just the tip of the iceberg:

http://www.wired.com/playbook/2012/05/exercise-memory-and-adhd/

What I would really love is to see these trackers like the fitbit also calculate carbon footprint or reduction thereof by walking and not driving etc.

Also, apparently it is better to exercise for health and not appearance reasons. I am shocked!

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1469029211001750