The smartphone app that can tell you’re depressed before you know it yourself

by Rachel Metz There are about 45 million people in the US alone with a mental illness, and those illnesses and their courses of treatment can vary tremendously. But there is something most of those people have in common: a smartphone. A startup founded in Palo Alto, California, by a trio of doctors, including theContinue reading “The smartphone app that can tell you’re depressed before you know it yourself”

Smartphone Blindness

A short-lived optical sensation can lead some smartphone users to mistakenly believe they’ve lost sight in one eye, according to a research letter published in the June 23 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. The letter cites two case studies: a 22-year-old woman who’d suffered recurring bouts of nighttime vision loss in herContinue reading “Smartphone Blindness”