The use of social media tools–such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and ResearchBlogging.org–for the purpose of releasing an article in the clinical pain sciences increases the number of people who view the article and download it
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Researchers are currently working on launching a study to investigate whether a mobile medical application can help increase physical activity via a randomized controlled trial.
While the number of mobile applications have steadily proliferated across all mobile devices, Apple has maintained its hold on leading in the number of mobile medical applications.
EyeDecide uses Augmented Reality to enhance patient education and understanding: an example of augmented reality in patient education
Penultimate year medical students at a London university in the United Kingdom have recently found out that they must all resit an exam following claims that over 60% of the exam paper questions could be found in a question bank medical app.
Smart pill boxes offer the opportunity to improve patient adherence to medications and may help reduce hospital readmissions for chronic diseases.
Researcher Terry McCorkle of Cylance have reported a hard-coded password vulnerability affecting roughly 300 medical devices across approximately 40 vendors. The vulnerability could be exploited to potentially change critical settings and/or modify device firmware.
New ArrtGlass App Allows Remote Diagnosis of patients through Google Glass.
Recently, there have been numerous studies reviewing what types of apps are available for medical specialties. In a recent review of oncology apps, a lack of evidence was noted within half of the apps.
By giving health providers in remote locations access to medical information and literature, Health eVillages can help improve diagnosis and treatment, even if there are no trained doctors around.
Kinsa Health is an iPhone app that aims to provide users with the current “Health Weather.”
You may have noticed that SoloHealth Stations are popping up in stores all over the country. These free interactive tools allow users to go through a few simple screening tests and answer a few health related questions to get a general health assessment.