News tagged with app

Overcoming addiction with an app

Can a game installed on your smartphone help you to overcome an addiction? Soon this will be a possibility. Marloes Postel, a lecturer at the University of Twente, observed the need for easily accessible ...

Feb 24, 2015
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New tool rates quality of health apps

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?

Feb 23, 2015
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Pain management app set to improve patient care

A new mobile app is set to transform the care of patients with long-standing pain issues. Designed and developed in collaboration between the Keele University Research Institute for Primary Care & Health Sciences and Keele ...

Feb 06, 2015
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Calorie-tracking apps may not help you lose weight

(HealthDay)—Millions of Americans use smartphone apps that help them track how many calories they consume each day, but a new study finds that people who used a popular one after their doctor recommended ...

Nov 18, 2014
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App may signal cellphone dependency

A new, free app will allow smartphone users to measure their cellphone use. Computer scientists and psychologists from the University of Bonn have developed an application for this purpose. Whoever installs ...

Jan 27, 2014
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