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Study: YouPlus Health Mobile App Benefits Users’ Health

Study YouPlus Health Mobile App Benefits Users' HealthYouPlus Health recently announced the results of a 12-week user study that purportedly reveal the positive impacts of the platform.

The science-driven mobile health coaching platform was subjected to a peer-reviewed study recently published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR) mHealth and uHealth.

The study found that users of YouPlus Health’s mobile app experienced significant reductions in body weight, waist circumference, and both systolic and diastolic blood pressures, while attaining significant increases in HDL and VO2 max.
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St. Joseph Hoag Health, Hart Team Up to Launch Health App

St. Joseph Hoag Health, Hart Team Up to Launch Health AppmHealthWatch has learned that St. Joseph Hoag Health has partnered with Hart, Inc. to launch a new mobile app for the healthcare industry.

The app, we’re told, is designed to “safely and securely” manage health and wellness online or with a smartphone.

This new app enables St. Joseph Hoag Health’s wide network of providers, patients and employees to easily manage their health on-the-go by allowing real-time access to medical records, lab results, post-visit instructions, pill reminders and much more.

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Android-Owning Patients Can Now Use TouchCare Tool

Android-Owning Patients Can Now use TouchCare ToolTouchCare is out with another product update that should make Android users happy.

The update in question makes it even easier for physicians, healthcare providers and their patients “to use their smartphones to quickly and easily connect for remote video calls anytime, anywhere.”

And now, that includes iOS as well as Android users.
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Brain Health Takes Center Stage at SXSW Interactive

Brain Health Takes Center Stage at SXSW InteractiveBrain health is front and center this morning in Austin, Texas as SXSW 2015 rolls on.

According to details shared with mHealthWatch, SXSW Interactive participants will have the opportunity to test their brain health using the FDA-cleared app DANA, which was developed by AnthroTronix.

“The brain health assessment tool DANA, which received FDA clearance in October 2014, is a phone or tablet-based mobile medical app that works on both the Android and iOS operating systems and provides data within minutes to help assess and measure brain health,” the company says.

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FDA Launches ‘Drug Shortages’ Mobile App

FDA Launches 'Drug Shortages' Mobile AppThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has just launched what’s being called the agency’s first mobile application “specifically designed to speed public access to valuable information about drug shortages.”

Conveniently, the app identifies current drug shortages, resolved shortages and discontinuations of drug products.

Drugs in short supply can delay or deny needed care for patients. Drug shortages may also lead health care professionals to rely on alternative drug products, which may be less effective or associated with higher risks than the drug in shortage.

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Itching for Success: Dermatology App Hits 100,000 Downloads

Itching for Success Dermatology App Hits 100,000 DownloadsFirst Derm, a free iOS and Android teledermatology app that lets patients receive an opinion on any skin ailment from board-certified dermatologists in just 24 hours, has reached an epic app store milestone.

According to a statement provided to mHealthWatch, the app has now reached 100,000 downloads.

First Derm has been extensively researched as a dermatology triage tool. Users anonymously upload two photos, one up close and one overview, along with a description of the skin concern without requiring registration or profile creation.
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Sleep Genius App Gets NASA Salute

Sleep Genius App Gets NASA SaluteWhat began as a quest to help humans sleep in the International Space Station has become a technology soothing people worldwide.

Not only that, It’s also a celebrated “spinoff technology” in the latest edition of NASA’s prestigious annual publication, appropriately titled Spinoff.

The 2015 issue recognizes an array of cutting edge companies and products that began with research for NASA but ultimately led to technologies for life right here on planet Earth.

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