You can fake a smile, but your phone knows the truth. Depression can be detected from your smartphone sensor data by tracking the number of minutes you use the phone and your daily geographical locations, reports a small ...
Making small easy changes to our eating habits on a consistent basis - 25 days or more per month - can lead to sustainable weight loss, according to research by Professor Brian Wansink in Cornell University's Food and Brand ...
Peer-to-peer application outperforms conventional self-help technique for easing depression, anxiety
Researchers at MIT and Northwestern University have developed a new peer-to-peer networking tool that enables sufferers of anxiety and depression to build online support communities and practice therapeutic techniques.
Are you planning on ramping up your exercise regimen this summer? There may not be an app for that—at least not a reliable one.
There's no substitute for good communication when it comes to managing chronic health problems like heart failure, diabetes or asthma.
Researchers from Boston Children's Hospital and Merck have built the beginnings of "digital phenotype" of insomnia and other sleep disorders based on data from Twitter. This study, published today in the Journal of Medical ...
With more than one million 'health & fitness' mobile applications on the market - and very little research to indicate their effectiveness - how do you know which you can trust?
(Medical Xpress)—When it comes to posting on social media, there are few areas of our lives that are off limits.
For many people, finding motivation to exercise is a challenge. Thankfully, there are Zombies chasing you.
Showing young people computer-generated images illustrating the effects of smoking on their appearance later in life may encourage them to quit, a new study has found.