The number of hours spent peering and jabbing at our smartphones isn’t just annoying, but potentially dangerous. As we become increasingly reliant on smartphones, picking them up every other minute to check the latest updates, we’re susceptible to...
Nomophobia is a term describing a growing fear in today’s world - the fear of being without a mobile device, or beyond mobile phone contact. Among today’s high school and college students, it’s on the rise.
About 9 out of 10 people suffer from “phantom vibration syndrome” where they mistakenly think their mobile phone is vibrating in their pocket. It's a situation where you feel your phone vibrating in your pocket, only to take it out and see that no...
Scrolling through a mobile phone can cause "cybersickness" with symptoms including a headache and nausea, experts have said. The condition is the digital version of motion sickness and affects up to 80 per cent of the population, it is said.
Text claw might not be an official medical diagnosis, but many tech-savvy individuals have definitely felt the pangs of texting, typing, or web browsing. It’s the pain you get throughout your wrist and hands after constant use of mobile phones.
iPosture is a term being used to describe the stooped body shape adopted by those texting, emailing or playing games on their iPad or smartphone.
There are many factors that can cause one’s eyes to become irritated or fatigued with a burning, gritty, itchy, or dry feeling at home or at work. For some, it may be a minor nuisance but, for others, it can be a major distraction or even inhibit ...
Rates of short-sightedness among young people have soared because of smartphones, a leading laser eye surgeon has claimed.
"Sleep-texting" is a growing phenomenon among teens. That's right. Teens are reaching for their phones during the night, firing off messages, and waking up with no recollection of their actions.
87% of young adults say that their smartphone never leaves their side, while 80% of smartphone users check their phone within 15 minutes of waking up. Smartphone addiction is becoming a big problem. Here are some tips to overcome it.