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Love texting? Here's why your health is at stake!

Love texting? Here's why your health is at stake!

Some doctors point to how smartphone users have reported soreness or numbness in their hands and wrists after texting for an extended period of time.

Jun 25, 2017, 16:08 PM IST
Smartphone Thumb: This is what too much of texting may cause you to have!

Smartphone Thumb: This is what too much of texting may cause you to have!

Smartphone thumb is a painful condition caused by repetitive movements of typing that can lead to arthritis in the thumb.

May 30, 2017, 21:54 PM IST
Is it OK to use cellphones at dinner table?

Is it OK to use cellphones at dinner table?

Not all phone use is perceived at meal time as bad, says a new research.

May 11, 2016, 13:45 PM IST
Texting, entertainment equally important for smartphone users

Texting, entertainment equally important for smartphone users

Phone calls also accounted for another 22 percent of time, while social media and emails each accounted for 10 percent of respondents' time.

Feb 07, 2016, 17:53 PM IST

Texting at night is bad for teens' sleep, studies

The new study, by Rutgers University, is the first of its kind to find an association specifically between nighttime texting and the sleep quality and school performance of American teens.

Jan 26, 2016, 21:52 PM IST

Now, type more to cut-down blood pressure

If you are often nabbed by your parents for text messaging, then you must make them read this article as a new study has revealed that typing could help reduce blood pressure.

Jan 20, 2016, 12:40 PM IST
Compulsive texting habits can mar your daughter's grades

Compulsive texting habits can mar your daughter's grades

It appears that it is the compulsive nature of texting, rather than sheer frequency, that is problematic.

Oct 06, 2015, 23:50 PM IST

How texting can help diabetics manage insulin doses

 A new study has revealed that texting can help diabetics with low-income to manage their insulin doses.

Aug 28, 2015, 10:44 AM IST

Texting while walking makes you slow and swerve

 We often text while walking but being cognitively distracted while walking may significantly affect the way a person walks and may result in a more cautious gait. 

Jul 30, 2015, 12:50 PM IST

Here's how texting, tweeting in classroom impact your learning

 A new study has evaluated how different types of messaging impact student retention of classroom material.

Jun 07, 2015, 16:07 PM IST

70% people use smartphones while driving: Study

While texting (61 percent) and emailing (33 percent) are still the top activities of the drivers.

May 20, 2015, 16:06 PM IST

Why college students can't stop texting even at inappropriate times

A new study has revealed that texting is too tempting for college students even when it's inappropriate.

Apr 02, 2015, 17:27 PM IST

NFL: Browns GM banned four games for texting to sideline

Cleveland Browns general manager Ray Farmer was suspended for four games without pay by the National Football League on Monday for violating rules banning the use of electronic devices during games

Mar 31, 2015, 00:50 AM IST

Texting addicts more prone to painful 'text-necks'

If you love chatting on phone, you are likely to develop what doctors are calling the painful phenomenon as the "text neck."

Mar 12, 2015, 11:28 AM IST
Texting better than apps to treat mental illness

Texting better than apps to treat mental illness

Simple texting via smartphones can be a more suitable treatment aid for those with mental illness than mobile apps, a study has found.

Jan 30, 2015, 12:43 PM IST

Better drivers worse at texting while driving

Older, more mature motorists, who typically are better drivers in many circumstances are much worse than their younger counterparts when it comes to texting while driving, says a research.

Dec 19, 2014, 16:01 PM IST

Texting while driving major distraction among teens

A new survey has revealed that texting is one of the top a top distraction for teenagers when they are behind the wheel.

Nov 27, 2014, 14:05 PM IST

Too much texting bad for your spine

 Simple texting on smartphone can exert nearly 23 kg of pressure on your spine depending on the angle at which you are texting, an alarming research has revealed.

Nov 19, 2014, 17:51 PM IST

People text while driving in spite of knowing consequences

A new survey has revealed that people text while driving, despite knowing the consequences.

Nov 11, 2014, 18:58 PM IST
App stops texting while driving

App stops texting while driving

A new app aims to stop your mobile phone from distracting you while you drive, at least by text messages.

Nov 07, 2014, 17:19 PM IST