Pediatrics

Doctors unveil first child blast wound manual

Doctors and rights activists unveiled on Thursday the world's first field manual for the treatment of child casualties from explosions, which they say cause almost three-quarters of juvenile deaths and injuries in war zones.

Health

Wake up call on pre-teen mobile phone use at night

This World Sleep Day (March 15), Australia is waking up to the fact that around a quarter of children aged 7-8 are using mobile phones at night (between 10pm and 6am) when they should be sleeping.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Simple digital detox tips can curb phone addiction habits

Before you dismiss the idea that you might suffer from smartphone addiction, consider how long could you go without checking your phone. A day? An evening? An hour? Internet use has skyrocketed over the past few decades due ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

'Phubbing' can threaten our basic human needs, research shows

New research has shown that ignoring someone you're with in a social setting to concentrate on your mobile phone - called 'phubbing' - can have a negative effect on relationships by threatening our basic human need to belong.

Health

Facing up to online health care

When our medical records are all in the cloud and available to be discussed among our health care professionals via online networks for diagnostics, treatment, and training purposes, how will we, as patients, know that our ...

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