Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Delhi quadruples mask fines as virus cases soar

Officials in India's capital on Thursday quadrupled the fines dished out for people not wearing face masks as coronavirus cases soar in the megacity, overwhelming hospitals and graveyards even as the government resists calls ...

Health

Food-focused phone apps help families

Ensuring healthy family meals can be greatly helped by mobile phone apps, mainly due to the appeal of the best apps' time-saving qualities for busy parents, according to Flinders University experts.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

As Europe faces 2nd wave of virus, tracing apps lack impact

Mobile apps tracing new COVID-19 cases were touted as a key part of Europe's plan to beat the coronavirus outbreak. Seven months into the pandemic, virus cases are surging again and the apps have not been widely adopted due ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How the Swiss fared under partial lockdown

A joint study by EPFL, the Idiap Research Institute and the University of Lausanne's Institute of Psychology has provided us with a unique snapshot of how Swiss residents experienced the partial lockdown measures resulting ...

Health informatics

Researcher creates rating system for mobile health apps

With more than 300,000 mobile health apps available, it's tough to know which ones are best, but a University of Alberta researcher has developed a way to help sort through the tangle.

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