Health Apps

The App Will See You Now: How New NHS Apps Could Empty Hospitals as Patients Get Better Before They Have a Stroke or Lose a Leg

Professor Mike Trenell | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK Tech
Professor Mike Trenell

I know we can make a significant impact on this situation. I've seen how a little support can help people make small but very significant changes to their lives and that's why I'm so excited that our Newcastle app - dubbed Changing Health - is now being prescribed by GPs in large parts of the country. We are about to give people the key to unlock their healthy future nationwide, and I can't wait to see it happen.

The Manly Guide To Menstruation

Mike LaVigne | Posted 10.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Mike LaVigne

Many men are uncomfortable talking about things like periods, premenstrual symptoms and unintended pregnancies, but talking openly can lead to better understanding, health and relationships.

Wikipedia, Fitness Trackers and Health Apps: Proceed With Caution?

Jeroen Tas | Posted 22.05.2016 | UK Tech
Jeroen Tas

Apps and wearables may not yet be perfect but the good news is that this consumer-driven personalisation of healthcare is forcing positive change. There is great potential in the massive amounts of health data captured by these devices.

Health Apps Are 'Untested And Unscientific' Says GP

PA | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK Tech

A GP has suggested that the new wave of health apps are "untested and unscientific" and will serve only to fuel anger and resentment when people becom...

This App Can Detect Skin Cancer More Accurately Than A Doctor

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK Tech

There are many health apps which claim to be able to save your life. This might be the first that can actually deliver. 'Dermoscan' is a new app...

Should the Government be Doing More to Promote Mobile Health?

Dave Standen | Posted 11.04.2012 | UK Politics
Dave Standen

The beginning of the year is always the best time for wild predictions. So here's one for you: in the very near future smartphones will be the first point of contact for many of us when it comes to healthcare.