Using precise information about an individuals genetic makeup is becoming increasingly routine for developing tailored treatments for breast, lung, colon and other cancers. But techniques used to identify meaningful ...
Cancer Feb 17, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- What started as a 2 a.m. conversation over coffee a commiseration, really between two fourth-year medical students, ended with the development of a free mobile medical translation ...
Health Jun 23, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
New research from the University of Calgary's Faculty of Medicine shows that doctors can make a stroke diagnosis using an iPhone application with the same accuracy as a diagnosis at a medical computer workstation. This technology ...
Other May 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at the University of Liverpool have developed a smart phone app that helps users lose weight by carefully recording their food consumption.
Overweight and Obesity May 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Using a simple smartphone application to photograph one's meals is a useful slimming aid for the overweight, according to an experiment reported on Sunday.
Overweight and Obesity May 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new, free iPad application developed at UCLA helps women navigate through the sometimes confusing process of selecting a birth control method without sacrificing quality of information. The app is appealing to look at, ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology May 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Forget fad diets and hypnotherapy; your smartphone could be a key tool to losing those post-Easter egg pounds, according to scientists at the University of Leeds, UK.
Health Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Getting enough exercise is a big challenge for a lot of people. The solution: an app that provides personal activity tips at the right times. That concludes Yuzhong Lin in her doctoral research at Eindhoven ...
Health Mar 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A team of clinicians from Sydney, Australia and Plymouth, UK, have taken the paper-based Addenbrooke's Cognitive Examination (ACE-III), one of the most popular and commonly-used screening tools for dementia and translated ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Medical students at the University of Arizona are using a new study tool this semester that lets them interact with a real human heart at home – courtesy of their iPads.
Other Mar 07, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
An entrepreneur with close ties to Wichita State University has developed an iPhone application that researchers say could revolutionize how a key symptom of concussions can be quickly and accurately detected within minutes.
Health Feb 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Two years ago, researcher Josef Bless was listening to music on his phone when he suddenly had an idea.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Family feasts, office parties and celebrating with friends find many people questioning how to control the amount they indulge in for the holiday season. The answer may be forthcoming, ...
Health Dec 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
When Jon Mead, a devoted cyclist, visits a new city, he goes right to his smartphone app Strava to find the best bike routes. In Sacramento, Calif., where he works at a Fleet Feet running-gear shop, the 24-year-old uses MapmyRide ...
Health Nov 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Psychologists at the University of Reading have launched a free iPhone app to help people with depression get direct access to help - without needing to go to their GP.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 12, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0