Home > Lifestyle > Health tech > News News All sections in Health tech » News » Health apps » Wearables » Online-health WATCH: Is 5G slowly killing us? Super fast 5G mobile internet has everyone talking, but is it necessarily a good thing? WATCH: What if we could read minds? How telepathy would change the world WATCH: What if everyone had superpowers? How your cellphone charger could electrocute you If the electrical transfer from a cellphone charger isn't properly contained, unsuspecting phone users can end up shocked, burned and even hospitalised. How your smartphone could make you fat? Researchers have discovered that people who use their smartphone for lengthy periods throughout the day are more likely to pick up weight because of their sedentary behaviour. Too much smartphone time may invite host of health woes In a study, researchers were surprised by the number of overall impulsive and unhealthy behaviours associated with problematic smartphone use. How do you put limits on your family's screen time? A new approach regarding screen time includes deciding on screen-free areas around the house, time limits on use, what time gadgets need to be turned off – and even where to charge equipment. Could a dead finger be used to unlock a phone? Does your phone unlock with your fingerprint? We decided to find out if a dead finger would work… This new iPhone feature is aimed at fighting your phone addiction During the recent release of their iOS 12 software, Apple revealed new well-being features aimed at tackling smartphone addiction. Facebook acts on 'sensational' health cures after report Facebook and YouTube are acting on a report showing the prevalence on these platforms of fake health claims – such as the use of baking soda injections to cure cancer. US bans on texting while behind the wheel making roads safer In a study, American states that have full bans on texting while driving had fewer car crash victims. Here's how dirty your keyboard and desk really are Your office space is swarming with all kinds of microorganisms. Poor workspace health could be the reason you're getting sick. load more articles advertisement Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.