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There are an estimated 15,000 medical apps presently on the market and is expected to grow 25% per year according to one study . There are issues which are common in the development of these apps and other categories of apps. However, some technical and non-technical issues are unique to the sector.
By Jonathan Blum - 02/14/13 - 8:00 AM EST NEW YORK ( TheStreet ) -- It took sharing a fabulous and fatty meal with one of America's "Biggest Losers" for me to learn what it takes to make real changes in one's health.
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Purpose of the Review This app review focuses on answering the following questions: Is WebMD Baby of use to new parents?
Technologies mentioned: Hopeless searches for matching donors and the irreplaceability of major organs and body parts will fade away as synthetic or grow-to-order organics are further developed. 3D-printed organs, Artificial general-purpose cells, Artificial limbs, Artificial muscles, Artificial retinas, Artificial vascular system, Synthetic & artificial organs, Synthetic blood, Tissue regeneration.
Smartphones give us the ability to access email, stay up-to-date with our social networks, consume content, shop—why not give us instant access to a variety of healthcare tools, too?
BOSTON—To tap into the potential of social media for advancing health, providers and developers need to go where the people are and must change their thinking to a person-centered model of engagement.
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At the height of the 2009 pandemic, there were 10 000 swine flu related tweets an hour. These ranged from the helpful (“Swine-flu symptoms: checklist to see if you may be infected), to the more ephemeral (“ This swine flu stuff is kinda creeping me out .”)
17 April 2012 Rebecca Todd
Making doctors wait is the stuff of dreams. But fantasy has become reality for those who choose health websites over waiting rooms, discussion boards over diagnosis, and public opinion over professional opinion. For many, online health message boards have replaced doctors and therapists as their first medical contacts, providing free support and (sometimes) valuable information to more than just the 50.7 million Americans living without health insurance, the latest figure from the U.S.
It's time to move beyond the isolated patient experience, but the social outlets we're using aren't made for sharing high-stakes information. Image: FuzzBones/ Shutterstock "Has anyone else gone through this before?"
Lately, I get the feeling that I’m doing something wrong.
Many people with a mental illness are turning to the internet and social media to manage their lives, overcome isolation and stay connected, according to new research by the national mental health charity SANE Australia.