Oncology & Cancer

French study raises questions on mobile phone safety

People who use mobile phones intensively appear to have a higher risk of developing certain types of brain cancer, French scientists said on Tuesday, reviving questions about phone safety.

Overweight & Obesity

Five or more hours of smartphone usage per day may increase obesity

As smartphones continue to be an inherent part of life and grow as a primary source of entertainment—particularly among young people—it leads to a decrease in physical activity. In a recent study presented at the ACC ...

Health

What 5G means for our health

Much to the excitement of Australians, solid plans to roll out fast 5G mobile communication technology were announced in 2018. Behind the scenes, studies modelling the absorption patterns of 5G electromagnetic energy in human ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

New research looks at the promise of 'digital neuropsychology'

In a new paper published in The Clinical Neuropsychologist, McLean Hospital's Laura Germine, Ph.D., and her colleagues describe the many ways in which cognitive tests conducted with computers and smartphones might improve ...

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