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Cost of Diabetes

<b>The Diabetes Forum</b> - find support, ask questions and share your experiences with 250,009 people. Join the Forum »<p>Prediabetes<p>Risk factors<br>• Tests for …

Move over Holter? Heart Monitoring in the mHealth Era

<b>Caption:</b> New patch (left) and traditional Holter (right) for monitoring heart rhythms<b><br>Credit:</b> iRhythm Technologies (left); Misscurry,Wikimedia Commons …

This tiny device sends irregular heart rate data to your doctor

A UK cardiologist has become the first in the country to implant a hairpin-thin wireless heart monitor that routinely updates doctors on a patient's …

MobiHealthNews

Your Uber is here? A recent study published in JAMA Internal Medicine found that patients who were offered a complimentary lift from ridesharing apps …

NIH launches program supporting mHealth research | FierceHealthcare

The National Institutes of Health's Fogarty International Center has launched a new program to encourage development of mobile technology and …

Mobile Health (mHealth): Technology and Outcomes in LMICs

Mobile Health: Technology and Outcomes in Low and Middle Income Countries (mHealth)<p><b>Status:</b> Accepting applications<p>Announcement(s)<p>Deadlines<p>Letter of …

MobiHealthNews

As opioid abuse continues to make impact in the US, more and more tech-driven answers to the drug crisis are springing up that aim to reduce …

Smartphone Apps for Diabetics Not Widely Utilized

Many smartphone apps have been designed to help individuals to track and manage their diabetic care. However, a report released from German based …

Infographic: The Rise of Wearable Technology

From smartwatches to mobile heart monitors, wearable technology is changing our world as we know it.<p>According to the latest projections from ABI …

Kicking The Habit: CVS To Stop Selling Tobacco, Sacrificing $2 Billion In Sales For Public Health And Future Growth

CVS, the largest pharmacy chain in the United States, will stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products in all of its 7,600 stores by October 1, its parent company CVS Caremark announced this morning. It is the first time any drugstore has ever dropped this deadly cash cow, and it is part of …

10 New Books You Need to Read This Year

From biographies to technical studies and step-by-step guides, here are 10 books that you should look for in the next few months.<p>Of course, we think you can learn a lot online. But, if you’re looking to take a deeper dive, there is often no substitute for the kind of thoughtful analysis you can get …

Body Language

Health and appiness

WHEN Kenneth Treleani was told last summer that he was suffering from high blood pressure, his doctor prescribed medicine to tackle the condition. He …

Digital Health

Physician, heal thyself

THE Chinese media frequently portray doctors not as life-saving heroes but as profit-seeking villains. Popular anger against medical staff sometimes …

Pharma