Cell Phone Addiction

'Text Neck,' E. Coli, And Other Reasons Your Phone Is Bad For You [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Thu, 07/31/2014 - 14:33

Dry eyes? Neck pain? Never go anywhere without your phone? Cell phones are causing a raft of health problems.

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Students' Cell Phone Use May Increase Anxiety, Decrease GPA And Happiness

By | Fri, 12/06/2013 - 17:08

Frequent use of cell phones may increase anxiety, and decrease GPA and happiness.

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New 'Smart Glasses' Let Doctors See Through Patient's Skin [IMAGES]

By | Wed, 11/20/2013 - 18:41

A new type of "look-through" imaging technology allows doctors to peer through their patient's skin and study the vasculature beneath.

One-Quarter Of Young Adults Walk Only 5 Minutes Per Day

25% Of Young Adults Walk Only 5 Minutes A Day

By | Sun, 10/20/2013 - 14:10

Many young adults in Britain blame their sedentary lifestyle on their lack of a walking partner, whereas their middle-aged parents point to modern technology.


Tikker Watch Counts Down The Seconds Of Your Life

By | Mon, 10/07/2013 - 19:39

The Tikker watch synthesizes biological and environmental data to predict your final hour, minute, and second.

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iPhone 5s M7 ‘Motion CoProcessor’ Allows For Advanced Health And Fitness Technology

By | Tue, 09/10/2013 - 14:31

Revealed on Tuesday, Apple's new iPhone 5S includes a new fitness technology that could revolutionize fitness apps.

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Google Glass-Like Contact Lenses: Electronic Lens Display Could Revolutionize 'Wearable Computing'

By | Thu, 06/13/2013 - 12:43

Google Glass has been hailed as a revolutionary technology, but could electronic contact lenses give the device some competition?

Three High Tech Tools to Test STDs

Three High Tech Tools To Test STDs

By | Thu, 05/30/2013 - 15:27

Websites such as Qpid.me, which allow you to text verified STD results to partners, is one of the many innovative ways that technology can help you stay informed and healthy.

Biosensor App Turns Smartphone Camera into Disease-Detecting Spectrometer

Biosensor Smartphone App Is a Cheap Disease-Detecting Spectrometer [VIDEO]

By | Thu, 05/23/2013 - 19:36

A portable biosensor system uses a smartphone app to detect toxins, proteins, disease-causing bacteria and viruses, DNA, and other molecules — allowing doctors to make diagnoses far more cheaply and just as accurately as lab spectrometers.


Life-Saving App Transfers Diagnostic Images Faster Than E-Mail To Detect Heart Attacks

By | Fri, 05/17/2013 - 10:46

An experimental diagnostic app could help save lives by expediting treatment for the deadliest heart attacks known as STEMI.

Woman In Retirement Home

Digital Health Assistant: UK Developing 24/7 Tinker-Free Health Sensors To Monitor At-Home Patients

By | Wed, 05/08/2013 - 19:41

A team of researchers from the UK is granted £12 million to develop home health sensor systems to monitor the health of the aging and vulnerable populations.

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Google Glass Features: How Medical Uses Will Revolutionize Your Healthcare [VIDEO]

By | Tue, 03/12/2013 - 20:54

Google Glass Features: The #IfIHadGlass campaign displays how augmented reality vision will change how medicine is practiced, along with the way you eat, diet, exercise, go shopping, and track your personal health and fitness.


Start-Up Wants to Turn Your Body Into a Power Source

By | Wed, 01/16/2013 - 16:31

The company has created a chip that can extract energy from the human body in order to power mobile devices.

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Online Test May Diagnose Early Stages of Alzheimer's Disease

By | Tue, 01/08/2013 - 15:48

A study found that online questionnaires could be used for the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease in its earliest stages.

Facebook App Helps Sick Users Track Down Who Gave Them the Flu

By | Tue, 01/08/2013 - 14:44

If you are one of the unlucky souls who came down with the flu this winter, you tend to have nothing but time to ruminate about who got you sick.