Cardiology

Smartwatch app found to accurately detect atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (AFib) was confirmed in nearly 94% of people who were initially identified to have signs of the heart rhythm disorder by a smartwatch application and who followed up with a clinician, in a study presented ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Phone attachment linked with mental health stress

Thinking about your mobile when you're not using it, worrying about whether people can reach you and interrupting what you're doing when you're contacted on your phone are linked to increased depression and stress, according ...

Health

Does a smart fitness device or app help you lose weight?

The new year is here, and that means new year's resolutions are in full swing. For those trying to lose weight or become more active, a smart fitness device like an Apple Watch or a Fitbit may seem like an ideal purchase ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

New device could help tackle gaming addiction

Confiscating games, hiding the remote control and unplugging the TV could be a thing of the past for parents wanting to limit the amount of time their children play video games, thanks to new technology developed by a University ...

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