Last year, Instagram made headlines for suppressing likes to prevent users from feeling hurt by the increasing popularity of comparable content. But are these efforts helping with mental health issues?
According to Jacqueline Sperling, a psychologist who works with kids experiencing anxiety disorders, Instagram’s recent restriction is a small step toward addressing this issue.
Even though the platform has removed likes, she noted that people can still post comments and compare themselves to o...
The emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic has created new obstacles for businesses as they transition to an operating model that relies on working from home. Due to the situation’s complexity, many companies need to take adequate measures to address the cybersecurity threat.
Impact of COVID-19 on Cybersecurity
Many employees have started to work from home. Despite the increasing importance of technology, many companies still need to provide a cyber-safe environment.
According to data released by...
The complexity of the healthcare industry’s digital transformation and professional development programs will increase in 2023. But, as the year progresses, the patterns and paths toward addressing these issues will become more apparent.
The changes that will affect the healthcare industry in 2023 will have a significant impact on the way the clinical side of the healthcare system is structured.
Pharmacies taking on more responsibilities
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, various roles wit...
Dr. Nabil Adam is an internationally renowned expert in the fields of healthcare technology and cybersecurity. He has gained a wide range of expertise in areas such as personalized medicine, cybersecurity, and clinical informatics. He travels the globe to give his expertise to various conventions and workshops, and he has written over 200 publications. He also mentors Ph.D. students at various universities.
Nabil is a tenured faculty member at Rutgers University, teaching Computer & Informati...
Getting too much sugar can be very harmful to your health. It can increase your risk of heart disease, diabetes, tooth decay, and cancer. In addition, it can lead to obesity and other chronic conditions.
Americans consume around 55 to 92 grams of added sugar a day. This equals about 13 to 22 teaspoons of table sugar daily. The World Health Organization suggests reducing added sugar intake to less than 5% of total calorie intake.
Unfortunately, it can be hard to reduce your consumption of added sugar. Here are some steps to start the new year right.
For decades hacking has been a part of computing. It’s a broad discipline that covers various topics. The first known instance of hacking was demonstrated at MIT in 1960. The term “hacker” was coined as a result of this event.
Hacking aims to find possible entry points into a computer system or network. Hacking involves gaining unauthorized access to a computer network or stealing sensitive information.
Generally, hacking is legal if the goal is to find weaknesses in a network or computer sys...
Although caregivers and cancer patients prioritize different aspects of their treatment, providers should still address these issues to enhance their patients’ experience.
A study that analyzed the various aspects of cancer treatment identified areas of concern for patients and caregivers. The researchers created a list of the concerns of cancer patients and caregivers. Among the issues was a lack of awareness about the impact of cancer on the mental health of patients and their families.
Nabil Adam provides a guide on when to get screened for each type of cancer and how often these need done.