Pilot study of a smartphone application designed to socially motivate cardiovascular disease patients to improve medication adherence.

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Background: Social support received by patients from family and community has been identified as a key factor for success in improving medication adherence in those patients.

Gotta Catch 'Em All: Impact of Pokémon Go on Physical Activity, Sitting Time, and Perceptions of Physical Activity and Health at Baseline and Three-Month Follow-Up.

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OBJECTIVE: The objective was to examine differences in physical activity, sitting time and perceptions of physical activity and health between Pokémon Go users and nonusers at baseline (launch of the application in the United Kingdom) and 3-month follow-up.

Effective behavioral intervention strategies using mobile health applications for chronic disease management: a systematic review.

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Jan 01, 0000

BACKGROUND: Mobile health (mHealth) has continuously been used as a method in behavioral research to improve self-management in patients with chronic diseases. However, the evidence of its effectiveness in chronic disease management in the adult population is still lacking.

COSTS OF HOME-BASED TELEMEDICINE PROGRAMS: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW.

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Jan 01, 0000

OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to systematically investigate existing literature on the costs of home-based telemedicine programs, and to further summarize how the costs of these telemedicine programs vary by equipment and services provided.

Enhancing Survivorship Care Planning for Patients With Localized Prostate Cancer Using a Couple-Focused mHealth Symptom Self-Management Program: Protocol for a Feasibility Study.

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Jan 01, 0000

BACKGROUND: This project explores a new model of care that enhances survivorship care planning and promotes health for men with localized prostate cancer transitioning to posttreatment self-management.

Online platform for healthy weight loss in adults with overweight and obesity - the "POEmaS" project: a randomized controlled trial.

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Jan 01, 0000

BACKGROUND: Obesity is a major health problem in Brazil affecting 19% of Brazilian adults with a rising incidence over the last 10 years. Moreover, low fruit/vegetables consumption and high sweetened beverage intake are major issues.

A framework for m-health service development and success evaluation.

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Jan 01, 0000

The emergence of mobile technology has influenced many service industries including health care. Mobile health (m-Health) applications have been used widely, and many services have been developed that have changed delivery systems and have improved effectiveness of health care services.

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