Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PST1 in 5 young people regularly wake up in the night to send or check messages on social media, according to new research published in the Journal of Youth Studies.
Thu, 29 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTA review has been conducted to analyze the link between Facebook use and depression. The research has highlighted some ways to avoid 'Facebook depression.'
Thu, 29 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTOnline platforms that allow users to read and write reviews of businesses and services afford health care providers an opportunity to learn by listening, Penn Medicine physicians say in a new...
Wed, 28 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTA new study shows that regular use of social networking such as Facebook can negatively affect your emotional well-being and satisfaction with life.
Sun, 18 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTA new study published in The BMJ's Christmas edition finds that Pokémon Go can increase the number of steps taken daily, but the effect is not sustained.
Thu, 15 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTResearch has shown that when children watch too much television, their risk of obesity increases.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTA new app which rewards children with asthma for using inhalers correctly by blowing away cartoon baddies could help them overcome their fear of breathing devices.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTWhat if a smartphone app could help you avoid relapsing back to smoking even before you knew you were at risk?
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTA new smartphone app1 has been launched to help guide doctors on the next steps for patients who have small masses of tissue in their lungs - known as pulmonary nodules.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTWhen faced with potentially life-threatening diseases such as cancer, people often seek information about the disease and support from peers.
Sun, 27 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTNew research examines key psychological differences between Android and iPhone users. Choice of smartphone predicts user's personality.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTApproximately 10 percent of newborns require help breathing after birth, and 1 in 1,000 newborns require more intensive resuscitation measures.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTExposure to smartphone screens is associated with lower sleep quality, according to a study published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Matthew Christensen from the University of California...
Mon, 07 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTIt is the first research that has tried to measure the scale of gaming addiction in the general population using symptoms of 'internet gaming disorder' as defined by the American Psychiatric...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 09:00:00 PSTTelemedicine, including text messaging and Web portals, may help patients with diabetes and their doctors manage blood sugar levels, according to a study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association...
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PSTOur Facebook status updates, 'likes' and even photos could help researchers better understand mental health disorders with the right ethical safeguards, argue researchers from the University of...
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTAdolescents are more likely than adults to take online risks, regardless of the gamble involved, according to new research by the University of Plymouth.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTThe American Academy of Pediatrics have released a new statement with recommendations of healthy digital media use for infants, children, and adolescents.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTWikipedia is the most read source of medical information by the general public, as well as medical students, doctors, and policymakers.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTTechnology means work and outside pressures can't be avoided at home; but these blurred boundaries may make it difficult to be present with kids.
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 07:00:00 PSTMatthew Driver, managing editor of The Journal of mHealth, writes for MNT about an app that aims to gather the moods of around 7 million people worldwide.
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PSTA randomized controlled trial published in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics outlines new prospects for the treatment of psoriasis.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PSTAssessing the cell 'ecosystems' at sites where ovarian cancer has spread round the body strongly predicts the chances of surviving from the disease, a new study reports.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PSTResearchers at Uppsala University have used computer modelling to study how brain tumours arise.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 06:00:00 PSTA new survey of internet users suggests that people who use the internet excessively may have more mental health problems.