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Apps a timely reminder for those on heart medication

We use them for everything from banking to workouts, and now research from the University of Sydney shows mobile apps […]

App an effective tool to record sun exposure

A smartphone app is an accessible tool that reliably measures the amount of exposure to the sun’s skin-damaging ultra-violet radiation, […]

Konnect: R U OK? creates app to increase moments of joy and connection in time …

Encouraging people to spend more time with their friends and family is the driving-force behind a new tool developed by […]

Tracking food intake on smartphone app impacted by day of week but not season

Dietary self-monitoring is a key component of successful behavioural weight loss interventions and is essential for facilitating other behaviour change […]

Health app guide to protect customers

Researchers have designed a set of guidelines to help protect consumers and assist health app developers understand laws and regulations. […]

Could gaming change the way students learn?

A mobile learning app developed at Swinburne has shown positive effects on student academic performance, engagement and retention. A new […]

Don’t rely on smartphone apps to treat back pain

Millions of people worldwide use back pain apps, however no independent guidance is available to help consumers identify which ones […]

Novel app to help young people control asthma

A new mobile application (app) launched on World Asthma Day will support young people to manage their asthma and improve […]

Gait monitoring app could help prevent falls

Understanding how people balance and walk as they age and anticipating a potential fall may soon involve little more than […]

Taking the pain out of pain apps

Researchers from The University of Queensland are seeking public input as they develop a mobile app to help chronic pain […]