18/08/2023 07:09 PM | Click to read full article
How many of you take your fitness wristband off to wash yourself, or wash your wristband? How many of you sleep with one on, then get up and go for a run? For some people, if it wasn’t for the poor battery life, they’d never come off. According to researchers at Florida Atlantic University, fitness wristbands are teaming with E.coli and staphylococcus spp, bacteria that can lead to fever, diarrhoea and a weakened immune system.