Psychology & Psychiatry

Overcoming dental fear with the tap of an app

Does the idea of sitting in a dental chair make your palms sweat? Or do you simply avoid making appointments altogether? You're not alone. Research shows that 30% of people fear going to the dentist, including more than 20% ...

Biomedical technology

Researcher develops bilingual health care app

With hospital emergency departments overwhelmed and Canadians feeling frustrated by a lack of primary care access, a free webapp developed at the University of Ottawa is providing trusted information about preventative health ...

Overweight & Obesity

New app found to be an effective aid in the treatment of obesity

Onnikka is based on the Persuasive Systems Design method developed at the University of Oulu under the leadership of Professor Harri Oinas-Kukkonen, with a focus on guiding behavior change. Onnikka has now been developed ...

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