Swiss scientists have developed a tiny, portable personal blood testing laboratory that sends data through mobile phone network
Data provided by UpToDate, one of the most popular tools used by Physicians, shows Apple dominating the market when compared to Android.
The Her2+ Mission app states that it provides an interactive profile of the people responsible for the distribution of a groundbreaking anti breast cancer treatment.
The ICD Sherpa app seeks to provide a quick-and-easy database of ICD-10 codes.
A recent study utilized search queries to determine the relationship of drug interactions between paroxetine and pravastatin. This type of inquiry could be expanded with current FDA monitoring of drug interactions and adverse effects.
The Local Anesthesia app seeks to guide providers with patient-specific guidelines for dosing one or multiple local anesthetics.
The developer of Plague Inc. has been invited by the CDC to speak on his games applicability to building awareness of disease to the public.
Visiting doctors to Tanzania recently created an effective and cheap method of diagnosing parasites in children. The device they hobbled together costs around $8 to assemble and uses commonly found items.
The deadline for submission of abstracts for Medicine 2.0’13 has been extended! If you have original research that’s hot off the presses, an interesting proposal for a panel session, or anything else you want to contribute to the mHealth conversation, then now is the time. There have already been 355 abstracts received as of March […]
ACCP Radiology Cases provides a good review of pulmonary cases for clinicians with accompanying references.
A phrase that every medical student has heard during their training is, “When you hear hoofbeats, don’t expect to see a zebra”. This basically mean you should try to focus on the “obvious”, and not chase rare diseases if the “obvious” makes sense. In medicine, there can sometimes be a tendency to chase and diagnose […]
A graduate student from the University of Arizona, Janelle Wohltmann, is studying whether Facebook use can improve older adult cognitive performance and make them feel more socially connected. Her preliminary findings show that after using Facebook, older adults performed about 25 percent better on tasks designed to measure their ability to continuously monitor and to quickly add or delete the contents of their working memory, also known as “updating”.