As schools across the UK close to most children, 8.2 million young people will now be kept at home. (1) Embracing their love of smartphones, apps can keep children and young people …

by Heather Smith

WHO is launching a messaging service with partners WhatsApp and Facebook to keep people safe from coronavirus. This easy-to-use messaging service has the potential to reach 2 billion people and …

by Heather Smith

Created by 2 practising NHS GPs Farrukh Shamshad and Saima Qurban, it allows patients using their smartphones or tablets to consult with clinicians using desktop or smart device. It’s simple …

by Heather Smith

Sleep. It’s something we all need, but something that can often be compromised by the habits of modern life. Experts have described sleep as a hidden health crisis, and studies consistently …

by Heather Smith

Wearable devices and gadgets, which include smartwatches such as the Apple Watch, offer a lot of benefits for the user. They take technology into a new frontier with biometrics in …

by Heather Smith

Clinical teams are increasingly using WhatsApp to communicate amongst themselves but the tool is not safe in terms of data security and is ineffective in managing clinical workflow, warn Dr Harry Claireaux …

by Heather Smith

Early data from the Apple Heart Study is now in the wild, but others are still investigating how the Apple Watch could play a role in personal health and clinical research. Just …

by Heather Smith

Rachel Dunscombe, Head of Digital, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Global Digital Examplar says: “The role of apps is absolutely essential to creating a good digital health environment.  With their …

by Matt Grek

ECHalliance member, VTT’s child growth application is a finalist in an international digital health innovation contest Developed by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, the Kasvuseula online service, which analyses …

by Heather Smith
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