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Smartphones are no more a luxury item and have become one of the most necessary accessories in day-to-day life. While a lot of health effects have been linked to them, there are a few things you probably don't know your smartphone can do!
We are all aware about the many applications that claim to help you track your weight loss easily and help you lose weight effectively. A new study has confirmed that these apps are actually beneficial and keep one motivated to lose weight.
A study has revealed that using smartphones gives you wrinkles around the neck and chin as constantly looking down at handheld devices and computers develops a line around the neck and chin. This condition called 'TechNeck' is observed among tech-obsessed people.
Smartphones can help clinicians create awareness and log in information about smokers, helping them guide and counsel smokers on quitting. A study revealed that use of mobile tools increased the rates of screening and counselling.
It is believed by many scientists that smartphone addiction may impair the ability of brain functioning of kids and a new study has revealed that increased use of smartphones and lesser time spent for face-to-face interaction leads to the decline in social skills among kids.
A study recently reported a new smartphone app capable of detecting early signs of Parkinson’s disease, several years before people experience tremors. The app picks up subtle changes in a person’s voice, gait and manual dexterity to diagnose the condition.