Myopia (short- or near-sightedness) is becoming a major public health crisis and is already having an impact on young Australians, increasing their risk of developing sight-threatening conditions later in life.
May 20th will mark the end of “mental-health awareness week”, a campaign run by the Mental Health Foundation, a British charity. Roughly a quarter of British adults have been diagnosed at some point with a psychiatric disorder, costing the economy an estimated 4.5% of GDP per year. Such illnesses have many causes, but a growing body of research demonstrates that in young people they are linked with heavy consumption of social media.
A Japanese company has created a smartphone case to help parents prevent their children from becoming addicted to their mobile devices.
There are worries that the surging number of people with myopiacommonly known as short-
Have you noticed what seems like an epidemic of people who are glued to their smartphone’s soft glow?
Do you snuggle up in bed with your smartphone instead of your significant
As a New York surgeon detects a new phenomenon known as 'text-neck' syndrome, we take a look at some of the other technology-induced health risks
How a text can put you on the road to injury: Study finds that using your mobile phone while walking could be deadly: The Daily Mail
Using a mobile while crossing the road could cost your life, warn researchers.
Simply listening to a cell phone while driving can cause drivers to commit errors as if they were under the influence of alcohol.
The number of young people seeking help for back or neck pain has risen 60 per cent in the past year, driven by sedentary lifestyles and the use of technology