Journal of Medical Internet Research

Publisher
Gunther Eysenbach
History
1999-present
Impact factor
4.663 (2010)
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Your phone knows if you're depressed

You can fake a smile, but your phone knows the truth. Depression can be detected from your smartphone sensor data by tracking the number of minutes you use the phone and your daily geographical locations, reports a small ...

Jul 15, 2015
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Smartphone app monitors cancer patients recovery

Cancer patients receiving chemotherapy can be remotely monitored using their smartphone sensors and an algorithm that detects worsening symptoms based on objective changes in patient behavior, according to a new study from ...

Dec 20, 2017
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Twitter data may help shed light on sleep disorders

Researchers from Boston Children's Hospital and Merck have built the beginnings of "digital phenotype" of insomnia and other sleep disorders based on data from Twitter. This study, published today in the Journal of Medical ...

Jun 11, 2015
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What motivates college students to play Pokémon Go?

North Carolina State University research on college students who joined the Pokémon Go craze in 2016 found that a desire to exercise or socialize attracted some players, even those who weren't gamers. Results could inform ...

Oct 25, 2017
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