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Newswise: Researcher to help target victims of rural sex trafficking through new mobile app

Article ID: 720766

Researcher to help target victims of rural sex trafficking through new mobile app

West Virginia University

A West Virginia University School of Medicine researcher is developing an app to train key personnel in rural areas how to identify and report one of the lesser known elements of the opioid epidemic — child sex trafficking.

Released:
15-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Newswise: App to Improve Lives of Older Adults Is Set for First Major User Tests

Article ID: 720441

App to Improve Lives of Older Adults Is Set for First Major User Tests

University of Alabama Huntsville

Developed at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) through a collaboration that began in 2015, the app is called mPACT, for mobile Physical Activity Training.

Released:
9-Oct-2019 10:40 AM EDT

Article ID: 720393

Weight stigma affects gay men on dating apps

University of Waterloo

Weight stigma is an issue for queer men using dating apps, says a new University of Waterloo study.

Released:
8-Oct-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 720377

Is there an app for that? HU professors, students to study how millennials' smartphone photos affect their lives

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology

Do we truly understand how younger adults incorporate photography into their daily lives? If we did, could this knowledge help lead to the development of better mobile apps that could help the younger generation with life management in ways that meet their needs? Harrisburg University Social Computing and Human-Centered Interaction Design Professor Dr. Tamara Peyton and Interactive Media Studies Professor Dr.

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8-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: App Passes Test to Help Parents Detect Early Signs of Various Eye Diseases

Article ID: 720162

App Passes Test to Help Parents Detect Early Signs of Various Eye Diseases

Baylor University

A Baylor University researcher’s prototype smartphone app — designed to help parents detect early signs of various eye diseases in their children such as retinoblastoma, an aggressive pediatric eye cancer — has passed its first big test.

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3-Oct-2019 3:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Prototype Smartphone App Can Help Parents Detect Early Signs of Eye Disorders in Children, Study Finds
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    2-Oct-2019 12:30 AM EDT

Article ID: 719966

Prototype Smartphone App Can Help Parents Detect Early Signs of Eye Disorders in Children, Study Finds

Baylor University

A smartphone application has been developed that can help parents detect early signs of eye disease by searching their children’s photographs for traces of leukocoria, also known as “white eye.” The prototype app (CRADLE: ComputeR Assisted Detector LEukocoia) was engineered to autonomously search for the disorder in casual photos of children and make them available under a free download called “White Eye Detector.” The free app has been made available for Android and iPhone devices.

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1-Oct-2019 4:15 PM EDT
Newswise: Wrist-Worn Step Trackers are as Accurate in Predicting Patient Health as Standardized Clinical Walking Tests, Researchers Find
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    29-Sep-2019 6:50 AM EDT

Article ID: 719580

Wrist-Worn Step Trackers are as Accurate in Predicting Patient Health as Standardized Clinical Walking Tests, Researchers Find

Intermountain Healthcare

In a new study, researchers at Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City found that steps measured through a step tracker worn on the wrist can be used to estimate exercise capacity and determine the health status of patients, rather than the standardized six-minute walk distance test, which is usually conducted in a clinical setting.

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25-Sep-2019 9:15 AM EDT
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Article ID: 718878

Indoor Directions Goes Live At Rush University System for Health

Rush University Medical Center

Rush University System for Health today launched Indoor Directions, a new feature within the My Rush mobile app that offers turn-by-turn directions inside Rush buildings to help patients navigate around them.

Released:
12-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Technology’s role in everyday life can shape family discussions about screen time with school back in session

Article ID: 718588

Technology’s role in everyday life can shape family discussions about screen time with school back in session

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Noelle Chesley says research isn't clear about the best ways for parents to monitor and regular their children's time using phones, computers and other communications technology.

Released:
9-Sep-2019 8:35 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: New App Offers Faster And Easier Assessment For Multiple Sclerosis

Article ID: 718614

New App Offers Faster And Easier Assessment For Multiple Sclerosis

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report they have developed and validated a tablet-based app that offers a faster, easier and more accurate way for health care providers who don’t have specialized training to assess the cognitive function of people with multiple sclerosis (MS). Multiple sclerosis is a chronic neurologic illness that affects the central nervous system, resulting in a variety of symptoms including motor issues, fatigue, visual disturbance, memory and concentration concerns, and mood changes.

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9-Sep-2019 8:00 AM EDT

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