News tagged with personal health

The crime of mental illness

Canada needs to change its approach to mentally ill prisoners as correctional facilities worldwide contain a higher percentage of people with mental illness than the general population, states an editorial in CMAJ (Canadian ...

dateMay 31, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Cell phones help track of flu on campus

New methods for analyzing personal health and lifestyle data captured through wearable devices or smartphone apps can help identify college students at risk of catching the flu, say researchers at Duke University and the ...

dateAug 18, 2015 in Computer Sciences
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Embarrassing illnesses no bar to information sharing

People with potentially 'stigmatizing' medical conditions are just as likely as those with less stigmatizing illnesses to allow their personal information to be used for health research. A new study, published in the open ...

dateJul 24, 2009 in Health
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