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Parenting Resources Go Mobile for Healthier, Happier Kids


Parenting Resources Go Mobile for Healthier, Happier Kids   Mobile Apps mobile app mHealth app iOS Dr. Jennifer Trachtenberg Baby Bundle apple Dr. Jennifer Trachtenberg has set her sights on mHealth, launching a unique and interactive mobile application called Baby Bundle.

Integrated throughout the app, “Dr. Jen” provides expert advice to new parents during the first 24 months of parenthood.

According to a statement provided to mHealthWatch, Apple has already featured Baby Bundle as one of the Best New Apps in the Health & Fitness category.

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New App Mobilizes Dermatology Like Never Before


New App Mobilizes Dermatology Like Never Before   mobile app mHealth app mHealth First Derm dermatology Launched just over a month ago, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, published the findings of a study finding substantial diagnostic agreement between teledermatologists and in-person dermatologists.

The bottom line? Mobile health solutions may soon change the field of dermatology as we’ve always known it.

For the physicians and developers of First Derm, an anonymous teledermatology app provided by iDoc24, this study confirms their opinion that it’s possible for patients to receive quality health information from board-certified specialists that is relatively inexpensive and as convenient as snapping a selfie.

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More Mobile Apps Focusing on Alzheimer’s Tests and Treatments


More Mobile Apps Focusing on Alzheimer’s Tests and Treatments   Total Recall mobile health mobile app mHealth brain health Alzheimer’s Acuity Games With an estimated 5 million Americans struggling with Alzheimer’s today, the disease is now the sixth-leading cause of death in the U.S.

Not surprisingly, the medical and mobile technology worlds are uniting to put the power of mHealth to work in the testing and treating of this devastating disease.

To that end, brain games developer Acuity Games has just announced the creation of Acuity Games:Total Recall, the 11th game in their line-up of brain health assessment-based brain games.

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Health-Related SMS Less Popular with African American Parents


Health Related SMS Less Popular with African American Parents   texting sms Mobile Apps mobile app mHealth news mHealth Journal of Medical Internet Research health According to the findings of a study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, few African American parents are likely to use mobile health for information sharing and discovery.

The survey was administered to the parents of children 12 years of age and younger, mostly single mothers covered by public insurance who are receiving care at three centers in Washington, D.C.

Despite just under 18% of African American mothers sharing health information through texting, 87.4% surveyed expressed an interest in gathering health information through social networks and on mobile devices.

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New App Helps Visually Impaired Recognize Objects


New App Helps Visually Impaired Recognize Objects   TapTapSee mobile app mHealth iOS Image Searcher mHealthWatch was recently briefed by a new company called Image Searcher, Inc. on their mobile app designed for blind and visually impaired individuals.

As these folks continue to face daily challenges in recognizing everyday objects, smartphone technology is revolutionizing how the sight-impaired interact with the world, “allowing them to live more independently and confidently.”

One such innovation is TapTapSee, an iOS application from Image Searcher, Inc. that gives the blind and visually impaired a new way to identify objects encountered in their environment.

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New Platform Sifts Through Suitable mHealth Apps


New Platform Sifts Through Suitable mHealth Apps    Mobile Devices mobile applications mobile app news mobile app mHealth apps mHealth Myhealthapps.net is gaining traction today in response to the platform’s effort to bring together the world’s “favorite healthcare apps – tried and tested by people like you.”

The pharma-supported site is designed to help patients sift through suitable mobile health apps, a task that has become increasingly more complex as the mHealth app population of the major app stores continues to explode.

For the time being, MyHealthApps presents just over 300 apps, all of which have been handpicked from a selective group of nearly 500 patients, groups, or consumers as their favorite and most trusted apps.
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App-Based Mobile Tools Helping Oncology Nurses at Point-of-Care


App Based Mobile Tools Helping Oncology Nurses at Point of Care   point of care ONS:Edge Oncology Nurses mobile app Medical communications company ONS:Edge has joined the Mobile Health Library (MHL) clinical engagement system.

According to details learned by mHealthWatch today, the group plans to provide app-based tools to support oncology nurses using its web portal.

More than 30,000 nurses are currently turning to www.onsedge.com for assistance.
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