While it might not bring parents as much joy as a first step or first word, the right time to introduce kids to a smartphone is an important moment. Read more at USA Today.
Purdue discovery clears way for human body to work as robust communication network for electronic devices
A group of Purdue University researchers have discovered a new way in using the human body as a robust communication medium for networking electronic devices in and on the body that promises to be far more secure and low-energy than… Read More ›
A new partnership will examine whether better broadband access in remote parts of Kentucky can boost telehealth and mHealth programs that improve outcomes for cancer patients. Read more at mHealth Intelligence.
The Apple Heart Study app, which launched last week in collaboration with the Stanford University School of Medicine, is the latest indication that the face of medicine is increasingly digital and will be monitoring our every move — and variation… Read More ›
Stanford University’s new Apple Heart Study, using the Apple Watch to help users detect irregular heart rhythms, is the latest digital health project to make use of the popular mHealth smartwatch. Read more at mHealth Intelligence.
Researchers have found an imbalance in the brain chemistry of young people addicted to smartphones and the internet, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America. Reads more at CISION.
The award-winning program, launched in 2011, uses smartphones and a cloud-based database to control the deadly disease in southern Tanzania. Read more at mHealth Intelligence.
mHealth platforms are giving health systems and public health programs newer and better ways to reach large populations. Read more at mHealth Intelligence.
New research suggests that the rapidly changing language of texting is happening for a reason. The study, published in Computers in Human Behavior, found that punctuation often carries a particular meaning in text messages: it conveys negativity. Read more at… Read More ›
New research suggests that smartphones can lead to distraction, which ends up undermining the benefits of social interaction. Read more at PsyPost.