Computer-Related Health News

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11/17/2017
11/9/2017
10/26/2017
10/20/2017
Smartphones, Tablets Sabotaging Teens' Sleep

Study found more adolescents getting less rest because of temptations of technology

10/17/2017
Could 'AI' Become a Partner in Breast Cancer Care?

Artificial intelligence technology predicted 97 percent of malignancies in study

8/25/2017
Parents Worried About Cyberbullies as School Starts Up

Poor diet, drugs and car accidents also among the leading concerns, poll shows

6/21/2017
Posture Pointers for Computer Jockeys

How to overcome that deskside slump

6/21/2017
Do Older Dads Produce Brainy Boys?

Study finds their sons score high in intelligence and focus

5/12/2017
Ransom-Seeking Hackers Targeting Hospital Data

Medical information a vulnerable target for those planning 'ransomware' attacks, doctor warns

4/25/2017
Artificial Intelligence May Help Combat TB in Remote Regions

Machine diagnoses of deadly lung disease prove highly accurate in tests, study finds

4/5/2017
The Highs and Lows of Teens' Instagram Use

For some it leads to closer bonds with friends, for others a greater risk of depression, study found

3/8/2017
Violent Video Games May Not 'Desensitize' Players, Brain Scans Suggest

In small study, frequent players had empathetic responses similar to those who don't play much

2/21/2017
Brain Chip Helps Paralyzed 'Type' With Their Mind

Researchers report patients showed fastest speeds seen yet in such experiments

1/31/2017
Brain Scans Let 'Locked-In' ALS Patients Communicate

Correct responses were provided to more than 70 percent of yes-or-no questions, researchers say

1/23/2017
When College Kids Surf the Web in Class, Grades Fall

Study finds the habit hurts academics, and supports the notion of leaving laptops at home

1/19/2017
Brain-Training May Help Ease Ringing in the Ears

Study found computer-based program seemed to allow people to cope with tinnitus

12/9/2016
Could a Computer Someday Guide Breast Cancer Care?

'Watson Oncology' agreed with doctors 90 percent of the time in many cases, study finds

9/20/2016
Think Telecommuting's the Way to Go? Maybe Not for the Boss

It may limit a supervisor's ability to lead co-workers, study finds

9/16/2016
For Kids Playing Pokemon Go, Catch These Safety Tips

Pediatrics group praises physical activity but warns game could be a dangerous distraction

9/3/2016
Kids Make Better Food Choices Online Than in School Lunch Lines

Study found some high-tech help brings balance to kids' plates, but do they eat it?

8/30/2016
iPads Calm Surgery-Bound Kids as Well as Sedatives

Study found equal benefits in easing anxiety

8/22/2016
Twitter Broadening Discussions About Death, Grief: Study

Social media broaching once-taboo topics in very public forums, researchers report

8/16/2016
Don't Lose Sleep Over Screentime at Night

More exposure to daylight may help people get better shuteye after going online at bedtime, study finds

8/11/2016
How to Get Your Child Ready for a Successful School Year

Good sleep, ample exercise and sound nutrition are keys, doctor says

8/10/2016
5 Tips to Help Teens Get Needed School-Year Zzzzzs

Avoid late nights, bright lights, noise and worry to get your rest and have a successful year, expert advises

8/8/2016
Online Video Games May Boost High School Students' Academic Skills

But teens who use social media daily posted lower test scores, Australian study finds

8/5/2016
Think Before You Sext: 1 in 4 Shares What You Send

Erotic images and messages a popular way to flirt, but don't expect them to stay private, study finds

8/2/2016
Few Seniors Go Online for Health-Care Needs

Study calls into question U.S.'s priorities for improving older adults' health, researcher says

7/15/2016
Play 'Pokemon Go' Without Landing in the ER

Distracted walking a growing threat as players pursue virtual monsters in smartphone game

6/28/2016
Doctors Swamped by 'E-Medicine' Demands

Survey found those who have to use electronic health records report more burnout, job dissatisfaction

5/4/2016
Robots Stake Their Claim in the Operating Room

Study found they outperformed surgeons when stitching pig intestines back together

5/3/2016
Parents and Social Media: Do as I Say, Not as I Do

Study finds kids often mirror what mom and dad do when it comes to technology use

4/13/2016
Implanted Brain Chip Restores Hand Movement to Quadriplegic Man

Technology bypasses damaged spinal cord to help patient move fingers, hand and wrist

2/29/2016
Health Tip: Protect Your Eyes From Fatigue

Avoid too much computer use

2/16/2016
Sleepless Nights May Fuel Daytime Facebook Binges: Study

Researchers found less sleep linked to more distracted behavior and computer browsing

1/4/2016
Doctor-Patient Emails Can Help the Chronically Ill

Online communications reduced need for phone calls and office visits for many, study shows

12/24/2015
More Computer Time May Be Causing Nearsightedness in U.S. Kids

Eye experts suggest boosting outdoor time to get young eyes focusing on distant objects

12/22/2015
Toddlers Adept at Using Touch-Screen Devices, Study Finds

Children as young as 2 years old can swipe, unlock and search for features and games, research shows

11/12/2015
Computer-Based Psychotherapy Not as Effective as Standard Care

Study found people often didn't complete device-driven programs

11/9/2015
3-D Computer Modeling Might Improve Children's Heart Transplants

Technology could help doctors choose a better organ size match, study suggests

11/3/2015
Online Psychotherapy May Help Some With Emotional Problems

But remote counseling is not suited to people with severe mental illness, researchers add

11/2/2015
Most Preschoolers Use Tablets, Smartphones Daily

New study suggests an income-based 'digital divide' is narrowing

10/21/2015
Health Tip: Help Kids Enjoy Technology

Parents should set guidelines

10/6/2015
Face-to-Face Contact May Beat Email, Phone for Staving Off Depression

Older people who spent more time communicating in person showed fewer symptoms of mood disorder

9/28/2015
Computer-Aided Mammograms May Not Be Worth the Cost: Study

Software doesn't appear to improve cancer detection rates, researcher says

9/23/2015
Experiment Shows 'Mind Reading' a Real Possibility

Translating thoughts into electrical signals sent over the Internet allowed two people to communicate

9/11/2015
Constant Social Media Presence May Jeopardize Teens' Mental Health

Adolescents could be more vulnerable than adults, expert says

8/3/2015
Online Anti-Drinking Aids May Not Help Over Long Term

Beefing up electronic programs with human help might make them more effective, expert says

6/22/2015
1 in 5 Teens May Be Bullied on Social Media

Review found wide variations in prevalence, but victims were often females who were depressed

6/17/2015
Online Community Helps People Manage Epilepsy

Computer support aided most for tracking seizures, medication side effects, study says