Home > Lifestyle > Health tech > Online health Online health All sections in Health tech » News » Health apps » Wearables » Online-health Like this! Facebook could be good for you Personal messages from close ties may boost your well-being, study says. Successful people vs. unsuccessful people Outsmart stress traps Twitter broadens discussions about death and grief With social media, some of the hierarchies around death are breaking down in terms of who feels comfortable commenting about the deceased, sociology experts say. After-hours work emails upset family life New research suggests that dealing with work-related email after work hours adds to emotional exhaustion and upsets work-family balance. Google aims for better health search results The search giant Google is upgrading health results for its mobile application in English in collaboration with Harvard Medical School and the Mayo Clinic. Are selfies destroying your relationship? A survey of Instagram users suggests sharing selfies online may make romantic partners jealous. Online symptom-checkers often wrong A study has found online apps to be unreliable often misdiagnosing the urgency of health issues. Is your Wi-Fi murdering your plants? Most houses are full of Wi-Fi radiation, but did you know that it's not only bad for you, it could be murdering your plants? New app takes pain out of repeatedly filling in medical forms New web and mobile app – LogBox – captures patients’ personal information and replaces paper-based forms. Should you do health checks online? Browsing the net when you're experiencing some or other symptom is something that almost all patients do. Here's what health experts have to say about it. Google says you might die soon...from a sore throat While the value of being able to find out more about your health is one of the great gifts of the digital age, there is such a confusing abundance of information out there that we run the risk of becoming e-hypochondriacs. Dr Owen Wiese weighs in. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Gut health » Can't lose weight? Blame it on your gut Our nutrition experts weigh in on why gut health is such an important factor in weight loss, on World Obesity Day. Sleep better » Yes, there is such a thing as too much sleep A new study confirms that too little sleep can impair your brain, but interestingly, too much sleep is also a problem.