Month: February 2020

British Tinnitus Association – Mapping the Apps for Tinnitus

British Tinnitus Association – Mapping the Apps for Tinnitus

Tinnitus Patient Groups Estimates vary wildly on the prevalence of tinnitus, from 8% for the general population up to 30% for those over 60. As I write this, I’m aware of a persistent whistling in my ears, but I’m one of the lucky ones. Diagnosed…

ADHD Apps – Recommendations for Renal

ADHD Apps – Recommendations for Renal

At Myhealthapps.net we believe that patient groups can be a trusted source of expert user reviews of apps and we look for examples of groups curating app libraries well. Here we look at two contrasting patient communities, for their overviews on renal apps and apps…

Swedish App Retiring Gracefully

Swedish App Retiring Gracefully

Retiring gracefully – Swedish patient group ends app as state steps in. It can be hard for patient groups to know why, when and how to withdraw an app. Ideally, this can happen when the gap it originally addressed is now covered elsewhere. An ongoing…

US Cancer Charity Issues Safe Search Guidance

US Cancer Charity Issues Safe Search Guidance

Some years ago, we created a toolkit to help people searching for health apps to do that safely. So, it’s always reassuring to see charities supporting patients guide individuals towards trusted resources. Where to start finding information Building on work by the US National Cancer…