Nike+ FuelBand is an innovative wristband that tracks and measures everyday movement to motivate and inspire people to be more active.
A recent Norwegian study compared the features of 290 mobile apps for diabetes care to clinical guideline recommendations for diabetes self-management
Review of an iphone app designed for students that may have trouble remembering differentials for any particular symptom or sign.
New research indicates smartphones are stressful because people get caught up in compulsively checking for new messages, alerts and updates.
mHealth Research Daily with Tim Bredrup Certain smartphone applications can provide quick assistance in the diagnosis of disease. One such example is Cobbmeter, a smartphone application designed for the measurement of Cobb angle on Apple’s iPhone. The Cobb angle measures the degree of spinal deformity which exists in a person with scoliosis. In efforts to […]
By Tim Bredrup mHealth Capital Corp., a capital pool company, announces they have entered into a letter of intent to purchase Heltheo Inc., which provides a “patient centric” patient medical record (PMR). Heltheo disgtinguishes itself from other PMR products by offering subscribing patients an “eNurse” available 24/7. The eNurse can be accessed via phone, email or via […]
Smart pills with edible microchips are expected to be released in the UK capable of transmitting physiological data to smartphones or computers. That means the smart pills can remind patients of upcoming medication doses and even report back to their doctor when they have taken it. The system captures exactly what medications have been taken.
This is an app review for Pretest Medicine, written by a third-year medical student who recently completed the internal medicine rotation. This app is available for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.
mHealth Research Daily with Tim Bredrup In a recent study, a novel system is described that uses both the camera and the accelerometer functions of the iPhone to improve the process of acetabular cup placement in total hip arthroplasty. The accelerometer function senses changes in movement and is used in a number of other iPhone […]
Apple have announced iBooks 2, iBooks Author and updated iTunes U with a range of new interactive content which is sure to benefit medical students
By Tim Bredrup Unbound Medicine, a leader in knowledge management solutions for health care, announces new mobile platforms and resources at Pediatric Care Online (PCO) from the American Acadamy of Pediatrics (AAP). PCO is now available as a downloadable native application for iPad and Windows Phone. Simultaneously, important new clinical information was added to the […]
The National Cancer Institute recently introduced a new smoking cessation support program called Smokefree TXT, geared toward teenagers.