News tagged with smart phones
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
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.
Other Apr 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
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.
Cardiology Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Activating the 'mind's eye': Scientists teach blind to read, recognize objects with sounds (w/ Video)
Common wisdom has it that if the visual cortex in the brain is deprived of visual information in early infanthood, it may never develop properly its functional specialization, making sight restoration later ...
Neuroscience Nov 07, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 3 |
Participants in a "crowdsourcing" challenge in Philadelphia used a smart phone application to locate, photograph and map more than 1,400 automated external defibrillators in public places, according to research ...
Cardiology Nov 04, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
The time most of us spend looking at a screen has rapidly increased over the past decade. If we're not at work on the computer, we're likely to stay tuned into the online sphere via a smart phone or tablet. ...
Health Oct 19, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 3 |
Curbs on children's daily screen time and delaying the age at which they start "the world's favorite pastime" are urgently needed to stave off the risk of serious health and developmental problems, argues a leading psychologist ...
Health Oct 09, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
The internet is giving older people in rural areas a new lease on life, according to a report released today by the University of Adelaide.
Health Sep 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Mobile-phone users who send dozens—or even hundreds—of text messages per day may have begun to notice pain, tingling or numbness in their thumbs from excessive button pushing. Northeastern ...
Health Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Marketers are using neuroscience to create advertising which speaks directly to your brain.
Neuroscience Aug 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Queensland researchers are calling on Gen Y hipsters to take part in a new research project to promote better health via text messaging.
Health Jul 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Computerized aids that include person-like characteristics can influence trust and dependence among adults, according to a Clemson University researcher.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Georgia Tech researchers have created a wireless, musical glove that may improve sensation and motor skills for people with paralyzing spinal cord injury (SCI).
Neuroscience Jul 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Majority of families in urban areas have access to Internet, show willingness to receive health info electronically
In a study of mostly minority and socioeconomically disadvantaged families, 99 percent of participants reported having access to the Internet. More than half of the families were interested in receiving health information ...
Health Jun 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Radiology programs and their residents would benefit from incorporating tablet devices, like the iPad, into residency education, according to a study in the June issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology.
Other Jun 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A smartphone is a mobile phone offering advanced capabilities, often with PC-like functionality (PC-mobile handset convergence). There is no industry standard definition of a smartphone. For some, a smartphone is a phone that runs complete operating system software providing a standardized interface and platform for application developers. For others, a smartphone is simply a phone with advanced features like e-mail, Internet and e-book reader capabilities, and/or a built-in full keyboard or external USB keyboard and VGA connector. In other words, it is a miniature computer that has phone capability.
Growth in demand for advanced mobile devices boasting powerful processors, abundant memory, large screens and open operating systems has outpaced the rest of the mobile phone market for several years.
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