Alpha-Stim: Two Minutes to Stop Smoking

Products with Greek letters in their names tend to go one of two ways. They either become super popular and important (Omega watches) or flop massively (Betamax, Nu Coke*). So what will happen with the Alpha-Stim – can it actually help people stop smoking?  Flirting with the realm of science fiction, the Alpha-Stim clips onto … Continue reading Alpha-Stim: Two Minutes to Stop Smoking

Top Fitness Gadgets for 2013

I live alongside a canal, which is a prime running route and these past few days I’ve seen an exponential increase in people giving jogging a go, determined to “finally fit into those jeans”, or some other long-held dream. The numbers gradually dwindle over the month and by early March I can once again walk … Continue reading Top Fitness Gadgets for 2013

Stoptober: The gift of giving up

Quitting smoking is an incredibly hard challenge as the lure of free yellow teeth, smelly clothes and lung cancer is much too strong for some people. However, if for some odd reason you’d like to regain the ability to breathe and generally have less poison swimming around your body, the NHS are now leveraging the … Continue reading Stoptober: The gift of giving up

Nicorette’s ActiveStop anti-cigarette iPhone app

If you’re one of the seven million UK smokers who attempt to kick the habit every year, your best Christmas present could be Nicorette’s ActiveStop anti-cigarette iPhone app. Or hypnotherapy. The free app contains five features designed to aid smokers in giving up: target setting, a wish list, distractions, achievement sharing and information. Target setting … Continue reading Nicorette’s ActiveStop anti-cigarette iPhone app