Remember Mom's advice about washing your hands thoroughly after using the restroom? Apparently not.
If you're a left-brain thinker, chances are you use your right hand to hold your cell phone up to your right ear, according to a newly published study from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.
(HealthDay)—New Italian research offers some cautionary advice for patients with high blood pressure: The next time you take a blood pressure reading, turn off your cellphone.
Researchers at the University of Liverpool have developed a smart phone app that helps users lose weight by carefully recording their food consumption.
Media reports about substances that are supposedly hazardous to health may cause suggestible people to develop symptoms of a disease even though there is no objective reason for doing so. This is the conclusion of a study ...
More than 270,000 pedestrians are killed on the world's roads each year, the World Health Organisation said Thursday, slamming decades of neglect in favour of vehicle transportation.
It's well known that blood donors perform a vital, life-saving community service, but for some, regular blood donation is an important part of staying healthy.
Adding a photo of a face to x-ray images can reduce "wrong-patient" errors five-fold, a new study finds.
Mobile phones should be used to express and store our end-of-life medical care preferences, experts say.
A new smart phone app that helps patients manage heart disease and stay out of the hospital has been developed by a team led by a Rutgers–Camden nursing student.
Nearly one in five American teenage boys is diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, marking a dramatic rise in the past decade, the New York Times reported on Monday.
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 ...
A government survey of parents says 1 in 50 U.S. schoolchildren has autism, surpassing another federal estimate for the disorder.
A survey of US adolescents reveals a gender gap in attitudes towards sexting and perceived harm.
A one-sided cellphone conversation in the background is likely to be much more distracting than overhearing a conversation between two people, according to research published March 13 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Ver ...