All news from Science and Technology

Playing Video Game

Playing Video Game Together Using Only Your Minds

Playing Video Game; Telepathic communication might be one step closer to reality thanks to new research from the University of Washington. A team created a method that allows three people to work together to solve a problem using only their minds. In BrainNet, three people play a Tetris-like game using a brain-to-brain interface. This is…

WhatsApp Per Day

WhatsApp Per Day Can Be Good For Our Health

WhatsApp; Academics at Edge Hill University have found that spending time on social media, specifically WhatsApp, is good for our wellbeing. Dr. Linda Kaye, a senior lecturer in Psychology found that the text-based messaging app, which offers users group chat functions, has a positive impact on psychological wellbeing. WhatsApp per day WhatsApp’s client application runs…

New Game App

New Game App Spreads Knowledge About Person Centered Care

New game app; In this study researcher listen to patients and follow the talk among the healthcare staff. Now, another step in the work towards a more person-centered care is being taken as the PCC Game app is being launched. A virtual journey for greater knowledge and with tricky questions along the way. New game…

Portable device attached to smartphone can diagnose eye disease

Portable Device Attached To Smartphone Can Diagnose Eye Disease

Portable device attached to a smartphone can help capture precise images of the retina to diagnose eye disease. The new method by a startup company, Phelcom Technologies, is a lower cost tool that can help doctors diagnose remotely, through telemedicine. The FAPESP’s Innovative Research in Small Business Program (PIPE) granted funding and support for Phelcom…

Health app

Mobile Health App For Parents Of Premature Babies

A mobile health app design to give information and support parents with babies; in neonatal care is the focus of a Massey University clinical psychology student’s study. As Being a new parent of a newborn admit to a neonatal unit is stressful and challenging. Charlotte Gibson is undertaking doctoral research to find out more about…

Virtual Reality rehabilitation for stroke survivors

Virtual Reality Helps Quality Of Life Of Stroke Survivors

Virtual Reality; Researchers at the University of East Anglia are pioneering virtual reality (VR) rehabilitation for stroke survivors, using low cost videogame technology. They have worked with industry collaborator Evolv to create a new gaming platform to improve the lives of stroke patients suffering from complex neurological syndromes caused by their stroke. The new technology, which…

Mental health technology developer

Mental Health Technology Tackles By Smartphone App

Mental Health Technology; This study is about MINDtick app which was developed in South Australia by Flinders University and mental health technology developer goAct to assist with the early and accurate diagnosis and management of mental illness by allowing access to a person’s smartphone data. The app draws on mobile phone data, such as information…

Facebook posts may help identify conditions such as diabetes, anxiety, depression

Facebook Posts Better At Predicting Diabetes, Mental Health

Facebook; Language in Facebook posts may help identify conditions such as diabetes, anxiety, depression and psychosis in patients, according to a study from Penn Medicine and Stony Brook University researchers. It’s believed that language in posts could be indicators of disease and, with patient consent, could be monitored just like physical symptoms. This study was…

New mobile phone application can measure impaired breathing

Impaired Breathing Can Be Indicated By Mobile App

Impaired Breathing; Signal researchers in Oulu have developed a mobile phone application that can measure impaired breathing. The results can lead you to determine whether you have a respiratory disease. In the future, this invention can also help people suffering from asthma or allergies with remote care and self-care. The mobile measurement tool is an…

Websites And Apps

Websites And Apps Could Help Those In Chronic Pain

Websites And Apps; Smartphone apps and pain management websites could fill a significant gap in helping to support the one in five New Zealanders living with chronic or persistent pain, a pain researcher from the University of Otago, Wellington says. Dr. Hemakumar Devan, says high quality websites and apps which are free and readily available…

Phone App

Phone App Uses Light, Audio To Treat Pain

Phone App; In this study researcher found smart phone application connected to goggles which flash light at a special frequency to tune patients’ brains in a ground-breaking treatment for chronic pain. The phone app being develop by the team will eventually allow patients to choose between light, audio, or ‘neurofeedback’ treatments for pain in future.…

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence For Digital Health

Artificial Intelligence; Here the study show an unprecedented implications of digital health innovations, being co-produced by the mainstreaming and integration of artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), and cyber-physical systems (CPS) in healthcare, are examine in a new technology horizon-scanning article. This digital transformation of healthcare is facilitate by the rapid rise in…