Tag Archives: Apps

Dr Miriam Stoppard: ‘Dating apps and careless sex put us top of Euro STI league’

The prevalence of the STI gonorrhoea can be considered a marker for the sexual activity of our nation and the figures aren’t good. In 2017, there were nearly 50,000 cases of gonorrhoea in the UK, making up more than half the European total of almost 90,000. Apparently it’s our careless habit of having sex without… Read More »

The best apps for phone captioning

If you wear hearing aids, you know they are a big help in most any situation, but there may be times you want to make talking on the phone, watching a movie, or eating at your favorite restaurant even easier. And, if you have normal hearing, you might wish you could communicate better with friends and… Read More »

Harvard study: People who use dating apps such as Tinder are more likely to have eating disorders

People who use dating apps are more likely to have eating disorders, abuse laxatives or use other unhealthy weight management practices than people who don’t date online, Harvard researchers found in a new study published Friday in the Journal of Eating Disorders. The study, which surveyed more than 1,700 U.S. adults between the ages of… Read More »

NIH Study Tracks Exercise with Mobile Apps to Improve Heart Health

Tiffany Powell-Wiley, M.D., M.P.H., is dedicated to making Americans healthier. She focuses on research related to heart health and the conditions that go with it. Those include obesity, high blood pressure, and diabetes. In 2013, Dr. Powell-Wiley and her team started research on how to lower rates of these chronic conditions among African Americans and… Read More »