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New computing system makes Android and iOS apps sharable on multiple devices

Computer scientists at Columbia Engineering have developed a new computing system that enables current, unmodified mobile apps to combine and share multiple devices, including...

How you lock your smartphone can reveal your age

Older smartphone users tend to rely more on their phones' auto lock feature compared to younger users, a new UBC study has found. They...
'Alexa, monitor my heart' Scientists develop first contactless cardiac arrest AI system for smart speakers

Alexa, monitor my heart: Scientists develop first contactless cardiac arrest AI system for smart...

Almost 500,000 Americans die each year from cardiac arrest when the heart suddenly stops beating. People experiencing cardiac arrest will suddenly become unresponsive and either...
Your circle of friends may predict your health better than your Fitbit

Your circle of friends may predict your health better than your Fitbit

In a new study, researchers found that people’s circle of friends could help predict their health conditions better than their fitness trackers. They found the...

Facebook posts may predict diabetes, mental health effectively

In a new study, researchers found that Facebook posts may help identify conditions such as diabetes, anxiety, depression, and psychosis in patients. They found the...

Rise of electric scooters have tripled related facial and head injuries

Facial and head injuries from riding electric scooters have tripled over the past decade, a new study reports. Electric scooter use has increased in popularity...

Engineers make editing video as easy as editing text

A new algorithm allows video editors to modify talking head videos as if they were editing text – copying, pasting, or adding and deleting...

Smartphones help design cheap, simple home diagnostics

The simplest home medical tests might look like a deck of various silicon chips coated in special film, one that could detect drugs in...
Somebody’s watching you when you take self-driving cars

Somebody’s watching you when you take self-driving cars

Picture the future, where driving is a thing of the past. You can hop in your car or one from a ride-share, buckle up and...

This app may help control pain, reducing opioid use after surgery

In a new study, researchers found that a smartphone app called PainCoach could help patients control their pain at home after a knee replacement...

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These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...

Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...
Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder...

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...