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School ‘bans social media’ over health concerns

A rise in the use of computers and social media is having a negative impact on the health of young people, a study suggests. The report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) says the increased risks of spending too much time on devices such as a tablet or smartphone includes an impact on mental health and sleep deprivation. The WHO ... Read More »

Spending time on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook can have positive mental health benefits

0:00 / 0:00 5 Justin Bieber Returns with New Instagram Account Staff writersNews Corp Australia Network SOCIAL media has been linked to depression in young adults, but recent research shows spending time on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook can be beneficial. According to a study conducted by the University of Melbourne, social media can help people who suffer from anxiety and ... Read More »

iOS 10.1.1 Now Available to Download, Brings Bug Fixes for Health App and More

HIGHLIGHTS It resolves an issue with the Health app The update fixes other bugs as well iPhone 5 and later devices are eligible for the update Just a week after Apple released iOS 10.1 update commercially, the tech giant has now rolled out iOS 10.1.1 to iPhone and iPad users. This update focuses mainly around bug fixes, the main one ... Read More »

Health at your fingertips

Photo: iStockphoto It is the end of the day. You are tired. You don’t want to stretch; you don’t want to squat. You just want to vegetate in front of the TV. How do you optimize this experience? An easy way is to learn some mudras. Mudras are hand gestures, used in most Eastern religions. As Ramaa Bharadvaj, a dancer ... Read More »

Philips Launches Range of Connected Health Devices, Including a Health Watch

HIGHLIGHTS Philips announces range of health products meant for home-use Product line-up includes watch, thermometer and blood pressure monitor The products will work with Philips’ HealthSuite app In a move that is unlikely to come as a surprise to anyone, healthcare industry’s tech giant Philips has announced a range of smart products aimed at tracking your various health parameters. The ... Read More »