News tagged with smartphone
The use of a smartphone application significantly improves patients' preparation for a colonoscopy, according to new research presented today at Digestive Disease Week (DDW). The preparation process, which begins days in ...
Cancer May 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Smartphones and smartphone applications are increasingly being used in a professional capacity among physicians, according to two reports published in the March issue of Kantar Media Sources ...
Health May 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A new pharmaceutical program that many Britons might find literally hard to swallow, has been announced. Pharmacy chain Lloydspharmacy has partnered with American technology firm Proteus ...
Medications Jan 18, 2012 | 4.1 / 5 (13) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress) -- The Food and Drug Administration in the United States has approved a request by Proteus Digital Health to allow for the inclusion of tiny digestible microchips into medicines to assist ...
Medications Aug 01, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (5) | 3 |
(HealthDay)—Teens with smartphones are more likely to have sex and meet others online for sex than teens without Internet access on their phones, according to a new study.
Health Oct 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 3 |
People suffering from asthma or other chronic lung problems are typically only able to get a measure of their lung function at the doctor's office a few times a year by blowing into a specialized piece of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 18, 2012 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 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
Detaching from work—mentally, physically and electronically—is the key to recovery from job stress during nonwork hours, according to a Kansas State University researcher.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Health disparities between white and black adults in the South are not connected to a lack of exercise but more likely related to other factors such as access to health care, socioeconomic status and perhaps genetics, according ...
Health Apr 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Are you constantly overcome with worry, perhaps about what to do if your children or parents got sick, how to pay your bills, or whether that mole on your hand is the first sign of a medical scare? Does the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Utilizing technology within smartphones and tablets for patient advantage, Di Pan, a doctoral student at ASUs Department of Biomedical Informatics (BMI), has created a state of the art device to measure ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Mar 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
iPhones and other smartphones can be a huge help to the visually impaired, but few vision doctors are recommending them to patients, according to a study co-authored by a Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine ...
Health May 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
More pediatric hospital physicians are communicating through cell phone text messaging, rather than the traditional pager method, according to research presented Oct. 21 at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National ...
Pediatrics Oct 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The tobacco industry is now using smarphone apps - a medium that has global reach, including to children - to promote its products, warn researchers in Tobacco Control.
Addiction Oct 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Smartphones are showing promise in disease surveillance in the developing world. The Kenya Ministry of Health, along with researchers in Kenya for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, found that smartphone use ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 12, 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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