Exposure to the kind of blue light emitted by outdoor LEDs, smartphones and tablets may increase your risk of breast or prostate cancer, a new study suggests. Read more at CNN.
Even allergy recommendations are getting souped up with algorithms powered by brands. Earlier this month, Johnson & Johnson’s Zyrtec rolled out a Google Assistant skill that cranks out daily allergy and weather information as part of a bigger data initiative… Read More ›
Let’s say you like a Facebook page devoted to breast cancer survivors. It has been a useful forum for comparing treatment options with others who have dealt with similar health issues. There’s only one problem: Facebook has now categorized you… Read More ›
California’s Sutter Health is using Google Glass and Augmedix mHealth software to reduce time spent by its doctors on administrative tasks. Those improved workflows lead to less stress and burnout. Read more at mHealth Intelligence.
“Ouch, it hurts!” squeals Tess, who has asked for help getting ready for the prom. The character is part of an Android game by Bravo Kids Media called “Beauty Clinic Plastic Surgery” — one of many game apps targeted by… Read More ›
With remote patient monitoring looking to make a bigger impact on care management for patients with chronic conditions, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are working on a mobile health device that would allow cancer patients to monitor their… Read More ›
Six Rice engineering students have designed an iPhone app to help patients overcome a symptom known as “freezing,” in which the legs temporarily refuse to follow the brain’s command to lift and move forward. Read more at mHealthWatch.
Healthcare providers are finding out that smartphones and mobile health messaging platforms are changing how they administer population health programs. Read more at mHealth Intelligence.
New research published in Computers in Human Behavior suggests that those with poor emotion regulation skills are at higher risk of problematic smartphone use. Read more at PsyPost.
Being “addicted” to a smartphones does not appear to have a long-term negative effect on self-control in teenagers, according to new research published in Children and Youth Services Review. The study suggests that some of the dangers of cell phone… Read More ›