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Released: 2-Dec-2022 11:10 AM EST
Self-driven healthcare can improve health outcomes and reduce costs
SAGE Publications UK

A vision for building sustainable, self-driven healthcare spanning primary care, secondary care and the wider health and social care system has been set out by medical innovators writing in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine.

Newswise: ETRI develops a 'K-Guard' app that protects daily safety
Released: 22-Nov-2022 8:30 AM EST
ETRI develops a 'K-Guard' app that protects daily safety
National Research Council of Science and Technology

ETRI has developed a smartphone app that informs citizens’ daily lives of various safety hazards in real-time, such as flooding, fire, and disappearance.

Released: 17-Nov-2022 12:25 PM EST
Study: Violent sexual predators use dating apps as hunting grounds
Brigham Young University

Dating apps are now an entrenched part of American social life, but there’s work to do to ensure users’ safety. New research suggests that violent sexual predators are using dating apps as hunting grounds for vulnerable victims.

Released: 16-Nov-2022 2:00 PM EST
App creates time-lapse videos with a smartphone
Cornell University

An app developed by Cornell researchers uses augmented reality to help users repeatedly capture images from the same location with a phone or tablet to make time-lapse videos – without leaving a camera on site.

Released: 3-Nov-2022 10:05 PM EDT
Can Your Phone Tell if a Bridge Is in Good Shape?
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Want to know if the Golden Gate Bridge is holding up well? There could be an app for that.

Newswise: RUDN Mathematician Proposes an Effective System for IoT
Released: 31-Oct-2022 12:15 PM EDT
RUDN Mathematician Proposes an Effective System for IoT
Scientific Project Lomonosov

A RUDN University mathematician with colleagues from Egypt, China and Saudi Arabia proposed a new network model for the Internet of Things. It consists of three steps and makes the system safer, faster and more reliable.

Released: 4-Oct-2022 3:20 PM EDT
Indiana University Researchers Receive $3.96 Million to Test Dementia Care App
Indiana University

The National Institutes of Health's National Institute on Aging (NIA) recently awarded researchers from Indiana University's School of Public Health-Bloomington and School of Medicine $3.96 million to fund a five-year, randomized clinical trial of an Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia (ADRD) telehealth intervention.

   
Newswise: Houston Methodist enters the metaverse with launch of new MITIEverse™ app
Released: 4-Oct-2022 10:05 AM EDT
Houston Methodist enters the metaverse with launch of new MITIEverse™ app
Houston Methodist

Exploring the heart from the inside out is now possible with a new app from Houston Methodist.

   
Released: 27-Sep-2022 2:10 PM EDT
The latest research and expert commentary on guns and violence
Newswise

Here are some of the latest articles that have been posted in the Guns and Violence channel on Newswise.

       
Released: 21-Sep-2022 10:05 AM EDT
Active screen time: New children’s app promotes healthy eating, exercise
Cornell University

A Cornell University researcher and colleagues have developed a series of free, evidence-informed apps for preschool-aged children to encourage healthy eating behaviors and exercise.

Newswise: Sport, sleep or screens: new app reveals the ‘just right’ day for kids
Released: 9-Sep-2022 1:05 AM EDT
Sport, sleep or screens: new app reveals the ‘just right’ day for kids
University of South Australia

Not too sport heavy, not too sleep deprived – finding the ‘just right’ balance in a child’s busy day can be a challenge. But while parents may struggle to squeeze in homework amid extracurricular commitments and downtime, a world-first app could provide a much-needed solution.

Released: 8-Sep-2022 11:10 AM EDT
How can you explain the pain? Get the latest research on pain management in the Pain channel
Newswise

The latest research and expert commentary on pain management.

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Released: 29-Aug-2022 1:15 PM EDT
UW researchers bring first underwater messaging app to smartphones
University of Washington

Researchers at the University of Washington have developed AquaApp, the first mobile app for acoustic-based communication and networking underwater that can be used with existing devices such as smartphones and smartwatches.

Newswise: LifeBridge Health Launches Mobile App for Patients
Released: 25-Aug-2022 3:00 PM EDT
LifeBridge Health Launches Mobile App for Patients
LifeBridge Health

LifeBridge Health has launched a new comprehensive mobile app for patients and consumers. Now available for download for iPhone and Android phone users, LifeBridge Health Mobile offers convenient and immediate access to the health system's services such the physician directory, patient portal and online scheduling. LifeBridge Health Mobile is just one piece of the health system’s overall strategy to improve the digital patient experience.

   
Newswise: Journal of Medical Internet Research | An Identity-Affirming Web Application to Help Sexual and Gender Minority Youth Cope With Minority Stress: Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial
Released: 1-Aug-2022 4:05 PM EDT
Journal of Medical Internet Research | An Identity-Affirming Web Application to Help Sexual and Gender Minority Youth Cope With Minority Stress: Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial
JMIR Publications

imi (pronounced as “eye-me”) was designed with and for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) youth to help them explore and affirm their identity and learn practical approaches to cope with sexual and gender minority stress in ways that are supportive, relevant, inclusive, and joyful. Data from a randomized control trial conducted by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania indicate that imi boosts positive coping skills and mindsets that are important for supporting the mental health of LGBTQ+ youth. These results suggest that imi may play an important role in helping LGBTQ+ teens cope with sexual and gender minority stress. imi may also help overcome access and engagement barriers faced by in-person interventions by being freely accessible on demand, scalable, and confidential.

   
Newswise: Mobile App Successfully Tested With Veterans Seeking to Reduce Their Alcohol Consumption Now Available to the Public
Released: 1-Aug-2022 3:05 PM EDT
Mobile App Successfully Tested With Veterans Seeking to Reduce Their Alcohol Consumption Now Available to the Public
JMIR Publications

A new smartphone app, which has been made available to the public today, has been found to be successful in helping UK veterans to reduce alcohol consumption.

   


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