Whether a technology helps or hurts people depends not on how much time they spend with it, but how they use it.
As health care grows more digital, an array of health apps promise to track steps, count heartbeats and look at moles. But without more FDA oversight, could we be shooting ourselves in the foot?
Can today's crisis in mental health be seen as the result of neoliberalism, the 2007/08 financial crisis and the austerity policies that followed?
An app could help diagnose one of the most deadly cancers at the early stages using eye-scanning technology.
Project Baseline opens up new opportunities in health care, both for the researchers working with big data and for consumers who want more sophisticated ways to track their health.
Apps and wearable devices promise greater participation and empowerment in health care. But what are we risking when we take part in this new era of participatory health?
With an estimated 100,000 health and fitness apps available, it seems there is an app for everything – from tracking your bowel movements to practising your pimple-popping technique.
Having 'approved' poor quality, privacy-busting and clinically dubious apps, the NHS Health App Library closes - but it didn't need to be this way.