Health

Can wearing orange-tinted glasses before bed help you sleep?

I recently wrote about the terrible sleep habits of the characters in House of Cards. I disapproved of Frank Underwood's late-night computer work in the Oval Office, his new midnight iPad gaming habit and Claire taking her ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Got acne? There's an App for that

Acne sufferers around the world are using an iPhone app created at Northwestern University to learn how certain foods affect their skin conditions.

Ophthalmology

Researchers use smart phone photography to diagnose eye disease

Retinal (or fundus) photography is an essential part of any ophthalmology practice. Commercial fundus cameras can cost tens to hundreds of thousands of dollars, making the technology out of reach for smaller ophthalmic practices ...

Cardiology

iPhone device detects heart rhythm problem that can cause stroke

A special iPhone case and app can be used to quickly and cheaply detect heart rhythm problems and prevent strokes, according to University of Sydney research presented at the Australia and New Zealand Cardiac Society conference ...

Health

Dramatic rise in hearing aid app downloads

Almost 190 people per day are downloading a mobile app that turns an iPhone into a hearing aid, making it the most downloaded medical app in some countries.

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