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Leading Australian doctor links mobile phones to brain cancer

Leading Australian doctor links mobile phones to brain cancer

The respected physician has cautioned device owners that the use of cell phones can increase the risk of the disease. One of the top doctors in Australia has now released a warning in which he has stated that there is a link between the use of mobile phones and the risk of developing brain cancer; a statement that has been met with a considerable amount of controversy. Dr. John Tickell is, himself, a brain cancer survivor, and … Read entire article »

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Mobile health and fitness tracking from ShareFit goes beyond wearables

Mobile health and fitness tracking from ShareFit goes beyond wearables

Despite the popularity of wearables and pedometers, complete programs can offer more for weight loss and maintenance. Losing weight and maintaining a healthy BMI isn’t as easy as losing keys or even your mind, but when mobile health and fitness tools are incorporated into the mix – as in the case of ShareFit.com – dieters have a far better chance at understanding their personal habits and achieving their health goals. ShareFit has ensured that the entire program … Read entire article »

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European market for mobile health led by Denmark

European market for mobile health led by Denmark

The mhealth marketplace is growing all over the world, but at the moment, some nations lead over others. A report that has recently been released by Research2Guidance has shown that the mobile health market is going to be continuing a considerable expansion and growth worldwide over the next several years. In fact, by 2019, the firm predicts that this marketplace will have reached a substantial $32 billion. While the United States has been an important leader in the … Read entire article »

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Mobile health tech drops readmission numbers at hospitals

Mobile health tech drops readmission numbers at hospitals

The results of a new study have shown that mhealth can help patients to adhere to their prescriptions and therapies. Recent research will have its details presented on May 7 at the 2015 Armada Specialty Pharmacy Summit, and will show that mobile health tools could help patients to be able to better stick to the use of the medications that they have been prescribed and the to the therapies that have been recommended for them. This means … Read entire article »

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Smartwatch technology from IBM could link patients to doctors

Smartwatch technology from IBM could link patients to doctors

This future trend is based on the current popularity of wearable technology particularly for tracking health and fitness. The current situation appears to be that many people are wearing a fitness tracker or a smartwatch in order to monitor their activity level, sleep, heart rate, blood pressure, and other factors, and there are many doctors who could gain a better understanding of their patients’ needs through with that data, but there are few connections between them. IBM … Read entire article »

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