Source: Created with DALL-E, an AI system by ChatGPT License: Public Domain (CCO) UCalgary researchers are concerned about the number of patient photos ending up online By Kyle Marr Original Source: UCalgary researchers concerned about number of patient photos ending up online | News | University of Calgary University of Calgary researchers are raising questions about ethics and individual patient privacy after their research found a surprising majority of the medical photos they searched for were easily found on Google Images. “By coincidence, I figured out that patient photographs published in medical journals could end up online in places like Google Images,” says Dr. Zack Marshall,Read More →

Source: Freepik Copyright: freepik Licence: Licensed by JMIR Publications New research shows how personalized support programs increase the use of wearable technology among older adults. (Toronto, June 20, 2024) A new review in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, published by JMIR Publications, found that community-dwelling older adults are more likely to continue using wearable monitoring devices (WMDs), like trackers, pedometers, and smartwatches, if they receive support from health care professionals or peers. The research team from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, led by Dr. Arkers Kwan Ching Wong, reviewed data from 3 randomized controlled trials involving over 150 older adults. The evaluation showed thatRead More →

Source: Supernatural Copyright: Supernatural URL: License: Licensed by the authors Deck: UVic research focuses on gamifying fitness that changes behaviour She was no boxer but, wearing a virtual reality (VR) headset, she jabbed, dodged and swayed in the ring while tagging moving targets that were colour-coordinated and matched up with her boxing gloves. He held two bats as differently coloured targets flowed toward him in his VR headset at different speeds and levels of difficulty. He swung at them and was forced to reach, lunge or squat to hit the mark. They both got a workout. Most people know that engaging in regular physical activity is goodRead More →