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'Heart Attack' app to help you find nearest hospital

'Heart Attack' app to help you find nearest hospital

The app -- named "Heart Attack" -- would guide patients with real time information about the nearest hospital capable of immediate care.

New app can replace ultrasound to measure heart health

New app can replace ultrasound to measure heart health

LVEF is most commonly measured using an ultrasound machine during a procedure known as echocardiography. 

Smartphone app can predict disease risk based on health inputs

Smartphone app can predict disease risk based on health inputs

The smart report feature helps uncover latent diseases and predict risk of future ones and to expose any latent ones.

Do you let smartphone apps track your period? They may be giving you inaccurate information!

Do you let smartphone apps track your period? They may be giving you inaccurate information!

Many apps do not allow users to correct them when the predictions are wrong or to input data or explanations about why a particularly stressful month or change in birth control might have thrown off their cycles, researchers said.

Interactive health apps good but watch the tone

Interactive health apps good but watch the tone

People who experienced a back-and-forth interaction with an online health risk assessment website were more likely to follow the health behaviours suggested by the tool.

Sudden cardiac arrest? This app can help you

The new smartphone application helps connect rescuers with lifesaving AEDs and victims with sudden cardiac arrest.

Not many young US citizens using health apps: Survey

There is still much more to be learned about how we can make best use of the wide variety of health apps now available.

New mobile app to help people with autism

British researchers have developed a new mobile app that could involve people with autism in the development of new technologies for their own use.

Smartphone health apps may pose privacy risk

Some clinically-accredited smartphone health apps may be sending unencrypted personal and health information, putting the privacy of users at risk, a new study has found.