health apps

Research-backed games to train your brain

Research-backed games to train your brain

Researchers have designed and developed three digital games to help children and adults improve their cognitive skills.

AI predicts success of digital health interventions

AI predicts success of digital health interventions

A new statistical technique from the field of machine learning is now making it possible to predict the success of smartphone-based interventions more accurately.

mhealth: an app to screen for early signs of dementia

mhealth: an app to screen for early signs of dementia

Dementia screening could be as easy as using a smartphone app that listens to elderly people speak.

Virtual reality has potential for CPR training

Virtual reality has potential for CPR training

Cardiologists performed a research project during a large music festival called Lowlands, in the Netherlands in August 2019.

ELSAH – A ‘Smart Patch’ to determine biomarkers

ELSAH – A ‘Smart Patch’ to determine biomarkers

At the start of 2019 the EU project ELSAH began with the objective of designing a wearable within four years that enables the continuous determination of biomarker concentrations.

mhealth: prevention through digital helpers

mhealth: prevention through digital helpers

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Application Center SYMILA have developed a prevention app called BAYathlon that is designed to help detect a specific form of cardiac arrythmia at an early stage.