Relax – your phone probably isn’t going to give you cancer

A study in rats suggests high cellphone radiation exposure is linked to tumours, but the experiment can’t tell us much about how we normally use phones …read more Source:: New Scientist

By |May 31st, 2016|Healthcare|0 Comments

Vaccines might be able to stop Alzheimer’s plaques from forming

The plaques linked to Alzheimer’s disease seem to be made by the brain defending itself from attack. Dialling down this defence may stop the disease …read more Source:: New Scientist

By |May 31st, 2016|Healthcare|0 Comments

Drop in Google searches reveals success of chickenpox vaccine

It can be difficult to gauge the success of an immunisation programme, but declines in searches for “chickenpox” show they work …read more Source:: New Scientist

By |May 30th, 2016|Healthcare|0 Comments

Study: Use of texting interventions raises odds of smoking abstinence

Text messaging interventions are effective tools to boost knowledge and provide support services for those seeking to quit smoking, according to literature review research published at the Journal of Medical …read more Source:: Fierce Mobile Healthcare

By |May 29th, 2016|Mobile Health|0 Comments

Researchers develop ‘multimodal’ wearable for real-time health and fitness monitoring

University of California San Diego researchers have developed what they call the first multimodal wearable, the Chem-Phys sensor patch, that monitors electrophysiology and body chemical sensing simultaneously.read more …read more Source:: Fierce Mobile Healthcare

By |May 27th, 2016|Mobile Health|0 Comments

Stanford Children’s Health’s Dennis Lund: Proximity to Silicon Valley a boon for healthcare innovation

Stanford Children’s Health, located in the heart of Silicon Valley, is taking advantage of all the technology opportunities inherent in such a unique location and expanding its healthcare…read …read more Source:: Fierce Mobile Healthcare

By |May 27th, 2016|Mobile Health|0 Comments

UK to trial HPV vaccine in gay men but no plans yet for all boys

The HPV vaccine is to be offered to 40,000 men who have sex with men, but campaigners have repeated the call to offer the jab to all adolescent boys …read more Source:: New Scientist

By |May 27th, 2016|Healthcare|0 Comments

Google Glass deployed for ER use at UMMS

University of Massachusetts Medical School researchers are tapping Google Glass for emergency room consultations and sharing real-time treatment data with outside medical specialists.read more …read more Source:: Fierce Mobile Healthcare

By |May 27th, 2016|Mobile Health|0 Comments

Not all surgeons follow checklists that prevent bad mistakes

Surgical checklists prevent avoidable mistakes, but one audit in a UK hospital found they were completed only 50 per cent of the time – empowering nurses could improve this …read more Source:: New Scientist

By |May 26th, 2016|Healthcare|0 Comments

Health monitoring capability is ‘Holy Grail’ of Watch, Apple CEO says

The “Holy Grail” of Apple’s Watch is its monitoring capabilities, now and in the future, and attaining deeper insight into the human body, according to Apple CEO Tim Cook.<a class="colorbox" href="http://www.fiercemobilehealthcare.com/story/health-monitoring-capability-holy-grail-watch-apple-ceo-says/2016-05-26" …read more Source:: Fierce Mobile Healthcare

By |May 26th, 2016|Mobile Health|0 Comments