Health

Remote devices for telehealth see surge in demand

Smartphone apps and connected devices that largely have seen niche use in the telemedicine context are likely to see a significant growth as online and remote consultations with doctors during the COVID-19 pandemic become ...

Immunology

Study helping to repair asthma patients' lungs

A number of patients who suffer from asthma are bringing their condition under control, increasing their lung function and decreasing the frequency of asthma attacks—all without going to the doctor's office. The patients ...

Oncology & Cancer

AI-based smartphone app can help cut cancer pain severity

(HealthDay)—An artificial intelligence (AI)-based smartphone app can reduce the severity of cancer patients' reported pain and hospital admissions, according to a study presented at the annual Palliative and Supportive ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cholera's global toil could diminish with new smartphone tech

For most, cholera comes as a mild to moderate form of diarrhea. For others, the diarrhea quickly causes dangerous fluid loss – up to a quart an hour – and has a milky appearance. Then comes hours of vomiting, and possibly ...

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