Haptic augmented skin surface generation toward telepalpation from a mobile skin image.

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Oct 25, 2017

BACKGROUND/PURPOSE: Very little is known about the methods of integrating palpation techniques to existing mobile teleskin imaging that delivers low quality tactile information (roughness) for telepalpation.

The effect of text message support on diabetes self-management in developing countries - A randomised trial.

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Oct 25, 2017

OBJECTIVE: mHealth interventions have the potential to facilitate self-management. This TEXT4DSM study implemented a mobile phone intervention in existing diabetes programmes in three low- and middle-income countries (Democratic Republic of Congo, Cambodia, and the Philippines).

Interventions to Improve Management of Chronic Conditions Among Racial and Ethnic Minorities.

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Oct 25, 2017

Digital and mhealth interventions can be effective in improving health outcomes among minority patients with diabetes, congestive heart failure, and chronic respiratory diseases.

Mobile Technology Use Across Age Groups in Patients Eligible for Cardiac Rehabilitation: Survey Study.

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Oct 25, 2017

BACKGROUND: Emerging evidence indicates mobile technology-based strategies may improve access to secondary prevention and reduce risk factors in cardiac patients.

Portable GMR Handheld Platform for the Detection of Influenza A Virus.

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Oct 25, 2017

Influenza A virus (IAV) is a common respiratory pathogen infecting many hosts including humans, pigs (swine influenza virus or SIV), and birds (avian influenza virus or AIV).

Mnemonic strategy training of the elderly at risk for dementia enhances integration of information processing via cross-frequency coupling.

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Oct 25, 2017

INTRODUCTION: We sought to identify whether intensive 10-week mobile health mnemonic strategy training (MST) could shift the resting-state brain network more toward cortical-level integration, which has recently been proven to reflect the reorganization of the brain networks compensating the cogn

Adopting Telemedicine for the Self-Management of Hypertension: Systematic Review.

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Oct 25, 2017

BACKGROUND: Hypertension is a chronic condition that affects adults of all ages. In the United States, 1 in 3 adults has hypertension, and about half of the hypertensive population is adequately controlled.

mHealth in emergency medicine [special report]

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Oct 25, 2017

With the proliferation of smartphones over the past several years, apps now play a prominent role in many social and work contexts, including medicine. This is enough of a phenomenon to have inspired the abbreviation “mHealth,” short for mobile health.

Transmission delay performance in telemedicine: A case study.

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Oct 24, 2017

Given the prevalence of chronic health conditions, such as diabetes, obesity, epilepsy, and cardiovascular diseases, telemedicine technologies are increasingly adopted to help patients better manage their care and treat these diseases at home.

Designing a Self-Management App for Young People With Type 1 Diabetes: Methodological Challenges, Experiences, and Recommendations.

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Oct 24, 2017

BACKGROUND: Young people with type 1 diabetes often struggle to self-manage their disease. Mobile health (mHealth) apps show promise in supporting self-management of chronic conditions such as type 1 diabetes. Many health care providers become involved in app development.

What Do Smokers Want in A Smartphone-Based Cessation Application?

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Oct 24, 2017

Background: Fueled by rapid technological advances over the past decade, there is growing interest in the use of smartphones to aid in smoking cessation.

Classification of voluntary coughs applied to the screening of respiratory disease.

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Oct 24, 2017

Pulmonary and respiratory diseases (e.g. asthma, COPD, allergies, pneumonia, tuberculosis, etc.) represent a large proportion of the global disease burden, mortality, and disability.

Modelling and analysis of four telemedicine Italian experiences.

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Oct 24, 2017

In the last 10 years the European population aged 65 years and over grew of 2.3%, with Italy having the highest share of elderly persons in the total population.

A wearable 12-lead ECG acquisition system with fabric electrodes.

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Oct 24, 2017

Continuous electrocardiogram (ECG) monitoring is significant for prevention of heart disease and is becoming an important part of personal and family health care.

Examining Factors of Engagement With Digital Interventions for Weight Management: Rapid Review.

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Oct 24, 2017

BACKGROUND: Digital interventions for weight management provide a unique opportunity to target daily lifestyle choices and eating behaviors over a sustained period of time.

Feature analysis of dysphonia speech for monitoring Parkinson's disease.

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Oct 24, 2017

Parkinson's disease (PD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that has no known cure and no known prevention. Early detection is crucial in order to slow down the progress. In the past 10 years, interest in PD analysis has visibly increased.

A novel smartphone camera-LED Communication for clinical signal transmission in mHealth-rehabilitation system.

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Oct 24, 2017

In this paper, an implementation of mobile-Visible Light Communication (mVLC) technology for clinical data transmission in home-based mobile-health (mHealth) rehabilitation system is introduced.

An International Study on the Determinants of Poor Sleep Amongst 15,000 Users of Connected Devices.

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Oct 24, 2017

BACKGROUND: Sleep is a modifiable lifestyle factor that can be a target for efficient intervention studies to improve the quality of life and decrease the risk or burden of some chronic conditions. Knowing the profiles of individuals with poor sleep patterns is therefore a prerequisite.

Stress and Unusual Events Exacerbate Symptoms in Menière's Disease: A Longitudinal Study.

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Oct 24, 2017

HYPOTHESIS: Stress and unusual events are associated with a higher likelihood of attacks and increased symptom severity in Menière's disease (MD).

Wireless chest wearable vital sign monitoring platform for hypertension.

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Oct 24, 2017

Hypertension, a silent killer, is the biggest challenge of the 21(st) century in public health agencies worldwide [1].

Design of an mHealth System for Maternal and Children HIV care.

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Oct 24, 2017

While progress has been made to slow down its spread and increase uptake of treatment, human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is still a highly significant health problem for many low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).

Social Media-Promoted Weight Loss Among an Occupational Population: Cohort Study Using a WeChat Mobile Phone App-Based Campaign.

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Oct 24, 2017

BACKGROUND: Being overweight and obese are major risk factors for noncommunicable diseases such as cardiovascular diseases. The prevalence of overweight and obesity is high throughout the world and these issues are very serious in the Shunyi District in China.

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