News tagged with mobile phone

Patient tracking to go with the flow

Patients admitted to hospitals in the future may find themselves equipped with a small ultrasound transmitter. With the help of their mobile phones, health care personnel will be able to keep track of where ...

Mar 02, 2012
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

No increase in brain tumours in the Nordic countries

(Medical Xpress) -- The incidence of glioma - the most common form of brain tumour - is not increasing in the Nordic countries, contradicting the claim that mobile phone use is a cause of the disease. This according to a ...

Jan 18, 2012
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

'Innovating for every woman, every child' report published

A report published Online by The Lancet today -- "Innovating for Every Woman, Every Child" -- attempts to capture how changes in global developments and connectivity will interact in order to improve the health and wellbeing ...

Sep 11, 2011
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

Mobile phone data help track populations during disasters

Mobile phone positioning data can be used to monitor population movements during disasters and outbreaks, according to a study published in this week's PLoS Medicine. The study, conducted by Linus Bengtsson and colleagues from t ...

Aug 30, 2011
popularity not rated yet | comments 0 | with audio podcast

TV time: Why children watch multi-screens

New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal, International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, examines the relationship children have with electronic viewing devices and their habits ...

Aug 03, 2011
popularity 4 / 5 (3) | comments 0