NHS roll out gadget for cluster headaches

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gammaCore, a handheld device used to alleviate cluster headaches, is now availble through NHS England following successful trials. The roll out of the medical device is supported by the Medtech Funding Mandate, which fast-tracks innovations in the NHS. This mandate is part of the NHS Long Term Plan and came into effect on 1 April 2021. WHY IT MATTERS gammaCore works to relieve pain by delivering low-level electrical currents that block pain signals when held against the neck. Cluster headaches affect approximately 11,000 people in the UK, mainly men who begin experiencing them in their 30s or 40s. These types of headaches set on quickly and can last between 15 minutes and 3 hours, occurring as many as eight times a day. Patients will be able to use gammaCore regularly to relieve headaches or prevent their onset by using the device when they...

Which cybersecurity gadgets should you buy? » Gadget Flow

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If you haven't secured your network, you'd be surprised how easy it is to break into, especially if you work from home and are distracted 24/7. Cybersecurity is a real concern, so you're probably wondering which network security gadgets you should buy to protect yourself. Don't worry; we've got answers for you, along with an overview of the state of cybersecurity in 2021. Looking to enhance your network security in 2021? It’s a good idea, especially since security keys, encrypted routers, and Wi-Fi security devices really can help you thwart a cybercriminal. So if you’re wondering which cybersecurity gadgets should you buy in 2021, you’re in the right place. But to understand which devices you should invest in, it helps to know exactly what the threats are. So before we delve into our shopping...

The best health and fitness gadgets out there—top 30 must-haves » Gadget Flow

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When it comes to fitness gadgets, there are a ton of options. But, if you’re looking to buy a new fitness device, it may be hard to figure out exactly which one you need. Here are the top 30 health and fitness gadgets that will make 2021 your healthiest year yet. What’s your fitness goal? Whether you’re looking to lose weight, gain muscle, or simply get healthier, the right health and fitness gadgets can help you get there. This article is a roundup of the best fitness gadgets for use at home and on the go. Related: 11 Workout gadgets you’ve never seen before If you’re the kind of person who likes to get the most out of their workouts, and you enjoy trying new things, then you may have considered investing in some health and fitness gadgets. But which ones are worth it? Here are the best...

This USB-C gadget from hell brings back the worst part of USB-A

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USB-C ports, I am occasionally forced to admit, are somewhat confusing. Different standards, different charging speeds, different data and video capabilities, proprietary labels like Thunderbolt, all on top of identical-looking plugs — it can be a lot. But one thing that USB-C ports had going for them was a solution for one of the biggest annoyances of USB-A — it’s no longer possible to insert a USB cable the “wrong” way, thanks to the symmetrical design of the plugs. Or, at least, it was, until mechanical engineer Pim de Groot came along with a USB-C gadget from hell, which does behave differently depending on which way your USB-C plug is facing. And I hate it so, so much. The device itself is rather simple: when the USB-C cable is plugged in one way, a green LED lights up on the top of the device. Plug it in reversed, and the bottom...