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Helping Your Heart: There's An App For That - Harvard Health

Nov 19, 2015  · Smartphone apps encourage you to take an active role in monitoring and boosting health. When it comes to healthy hearts, technology is playing a greater role than ever, and …

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Making the most of physical activity apps - Harvard Health

Posted: (53 years ago) Dec 21, 2020  · Making the most of physical activity apps. One of the best moves you can make for your health is to get moving. “Walking is man’s best medicine” is a well-known quote from …

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Meditation: There's an app for that - Harvard Health

Posted: (53 years ago) Jun 01, 2019  · So, it's no surprise that there's been a surge in apps to help with meditation, an ancient practice designed to help you focus inward to promote relaxation. In fact, Apple …

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Smartphone apps and trackers may help boost physical …

Posted: (53 years ago) Apr 01, 2021  · Researchers pooled findings from 28 studies involving a total of nearly 7,500 people who took part in studies using a smartphone app or activity tracker. They found that …

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Mobile health and fitness apps pose privacy risks

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Mindfulness apps: How well do they work? - Harvard Health

Posted: (53 years ago) Nov 06, 2018  · They found that apps recommend daily practice of 10 minutes, and they essentially offer pre-recorded audio clips (a female or male voice talking you through …

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Is a mobile app as good as a therapist? - Harvard Health

Posted: (53 years ago) Feb 07, 2022  · When mobile apps are not enough. Although mobile apps may seem harmless, there are a couple reasons you may want to look into a specific app or hold off altogether. The …

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Want a longer, happier life? Consider using apps

Posted: (53 years ago) Oct 01, 2022  · Emotional well-being is important for our health: it strengthens our immune system, speeds recovery from health problems, and reduces the risks of chronic disease. So …

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Smartphones, medical apps, and remote monitoring: Top …

Posted: (53 years ago) Jul 29, 2015  · July 29, 2015. Smartphones and tablet computers are making it easier to get health care information, advice, and reminders on an anywhere-and-anytime basis. Hundreds of …

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Smartphone apps for managing heart disease - Harvard …

Posted: (53 years ago) Aug 01, 2019  · Health-related smartphone apps are a dime a dozen, but some are more sophisticated than others. Of special interest for people with heart disease are apps that pair …

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Smartphone apps for blood pressure: A clever choice?

Posted: (53 years ago) Mar 17, 2015  · March 17, 2015. Smartphone apps can remind you to measure your blood pressure and take your medication, which can help you better control the condition. Apps that …

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Can an app help you lose weight? - Harvard Health

Posted: (53 years ago) Nov 20, 2014  · November 21, 2014. Yes!!!Mobile apps can lose weight gain if we properly follow the instructions gives in apps.They motivates us to help you lose weight in a healthy, …

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Post-pandemic weight loss: There’s an app for that

Posted: (53 years ago) Jun 16, 2021  · Post-pandemic weight loss: There’s an app for that. June 16, 2021. By Chika Anekwe, MD, MPH, Contributor. With obesity rates continuing to rise in the United States, and …

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App helps parents track and encourage their child’s development

Posted: (53 years ago) Aug 16, 2020  · The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has a free app called the Milestone Tracker. It has five components: A detailed "Milestone Checklist." For children ages …

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Can brain training smartphone apps and computer games really …

Posted: (53 years ago) Feb 01, 2022  · These programs can be fun, but evidence that they improve or maintain brain health is limited. "Improve your memory." "Get a personalized brain training plan." "Keep your …

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Don’t trust this smartphone app to measure your blood pressure

Posted: (53 years ago) The app—which was among the top 50 best-selling iPhone apps for about five months—is no longer for sale, for unclear reasons. But it's still installed on a vast number of iPhones, and …

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Smartphoning it In - Harvard Health Publications - Harvard Health

Posted: (53 years ago) Nov 01, 2010  · Smartphoning it in. November 1, 2010. New applications are turning cell phones into medical devices. If you have an iPhone or Android, you no doubt appreciate why they're …

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Working out your brain - Harvard Health

Posted: (53 years ago) Dec 01, 2021  · A study published online Aug. 20, 2021, by Nature Metabolism found that the hormone irisin, produced by muscles during exercise, protected mice against brain …

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Behavioral weight loss programs are effective, but where to find …

Posted: (53 years ago) Nov 12, 2018  · Mobile phone apps are a relatively new but promising tool. In one 2015 research review, studies of various weight loss phone apps, used for six weeks to nine months, showed …

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Heart rhythm monitoring with a smartwatch - Harvard Health

Posted: (53 years ago) Apr 01, 2019  · Now, there are smartwatches with special sensors that can record a tracing of your heart's electrical signature (electrocardiogram or ECG) and alert you if it detects an irregular …

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