Diabetes

Smart app for diabetes

The use of smartphones and other mobile devices to deliver healthcare and preventative health services is increasing and is seen as a particularly important healthcare tool in low and middle-income countries.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Five vital things you can't do properly when you're on your phone

In a recent RAC survey, 26% of UK 1,700 motorists reported using a handheld mobile phone while driving, despite it being illegal. In response, road safety charity Brake, argued that society's phone "addiction" can have very ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Who gets most distracted by cell phones?

Researchers have verified that the mere presence of a cell phone or smartphone can adversely affect our cognitive performance, particularly among infrequent internet users.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Was that my phone?

Has this ever happened to you: You think you hear your cell phone ring or ping, or feel it vibrate, but then look to find no call or message?

Obstetrics & gynaecology

How mobile phones are making childbirth safer in Ethiopia

In Ethiopia where almost nine in every 10 women give birth at home after pregnancies with little or no medical support, a mobile phone app is coming to the rescue with lifesaving guidelines when things go wrong.

Health

Study shows over 200 mobile apps related to dermatology

A surge of mobile apps related to dermatology has allowed scores of smart phone users to track and diagnose a wide range of skin diseases but doctors are urging caution, according to a study published today in the Journal ...

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