A new mental health app, designed to help manage negative emotions and periods of extreme anxiety for young people, could have a significant impact on reducing self-harm according to research. The ‘BlueIce’ app, developed in conjunction with patient groups by leading clinical psychologist Professor Paul Stallard, is now included in the national NHS app library.
A survey of more than 3,400 university students in the U.S. has found that one in five respondents reported problematic smartphone use. Female students were more likely be affected and problematic smartphone use was associated with lower grade averages, mental health problems and higher numbers of sexual partners. Smartphones offer the potential of instant, round-the-clock
The MINDtick app was developed in South Australia by Flinders University and mental health technology developer goAct to assist with the early and accurate diagnosis and management of mental illness by allowing access to a person’s smartphone data. The app draws on mobile phone data, such as information about a user’s location, to see how
Diagnosing autism can take half a day or more of clinical observation, and that’s the quick part – often, families wait years just to get to that point. Now, in hopes of speeding things up, Stanford researchers are developing a smartphone app that could drastically reduce the time it takes to get a diagnosis. The
How effective is an App for the diagnostic of cardiac diseases Doctors found out now that a Smartphone App is five times disease effective in the diagnosis of serious heart than the current standard tests. The scientists from the University of Edinburgh noted in their recent study that an App for Smartphones is a clear
World Health Organisation wants to limit noise levels in NIGHTCLUBS to stop millennials going deaf 466million people have debilitating hearing loss, up from 360million in 2010 Figure expected to nearly double to 900million, or one in 10 people, by 2050 World Health Organisation warn of a hearing loss timebomb among millennials The World Health Organization
Scream time. That’s what I’ve taken to calling the drama that can come from enforcing screen time limits with my kids. And no, it’s not just them doing the screaming. My husband and I had navigated screen use with our two kids, Christopher, 7, and Gabrielle, 5, keeping the binge-watching and gaming at bay by
Young people with Smartphone in the bathtub and dies In the past week, died in Russia, a young girl in the bath, because your Smartphone fell into the water. The iPhone is the 15-Year-old hung during the use of the charging cable. Russian experts had previously warned of the dangers of mobile phones in the
A smartphone application using the phone’s camera function performed better than traditional physical examination to assess blood flow in a wrist artery for patients undergoing coronary angiography, according to a randomized trial published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). These findings highlight the potential of smartphone applications to help physicians make decisions at the bedside.