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?
Smartphones and tablets may hold the key to getting more nurses to diagnose patients with chronic health issues like obesity, smoking, and depression—three of the leading causes of preventable death and ...
(HealthDay)—For older adults at high risk of mobility disability, metabolic syndrome is highly prevalent, according to a study published online Jan. 30 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
Texting may be a more suitable treatment aid for those with mental illness than mobile applications.
The amount of time children spend using screens, such as televisions and computers, on a daily basis exceeds recommended guidelines, according to research published in open access journal BMC Public Health. These guidelines were d ...
Like most Americans, you have packed on a few pounds with holiday fêting and feasting. If you're looking to trim down now, one of the best tools may be in the palm of your hand.
Walgreen is testing a new telemedicine service that lets patients see a doctor without leaving home or visiting any of the drugstore chain's clinics.
IBM announced Monday it would offer its analytics platform and other technology for use in African countries affected by the Ebola outbreak.
A mobile phone text message reminder service has proved to be a successful way of ensuring health workers stick to new protocols for malaria in Papua New Guinea.
Relatively few teens say they have engaged in sexting, or the sharing of nude or nearly nude photos via mobile phone or the Internet, finds a new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health.
Mobile health services are not the hoped for silver bullet to improved disease prevention and control in the Pacific, according to researcher, Elaine Umali.
The European Union on Friday allocated an extra eight million euros ($10 million) and a new mobile laboratory to help fight the Ebola outbreak spiralling out of control in West Africa.
Smart phones and mobile devices are on the cusp of revolutionizing health care, armed with mobile health ("mHealth") apps capable of providing everything from cardiac measurements to sonograms.
The leading mobile health service in the nation, Text4baby, was found to significantly benefit pregnant women, according to a new study led by Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) ...
With just a daily 20-minute walk, older adults can help stave off major disability and enhance the quality of their later years, according to results of the Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders (LIFE) Study, ...