The Performance of a Mobile Phone Respiratory Rate Counter Compared to the WHO ARI Timer.

Publication Date: 
Mar 25, 2016

OBJECTIVE: To compare the accuracy and efficiency of the respiratory rate (RR) RRate mobile application to the WHO ARI Timer.

Mobile Telephone Text Messaging for Medication Adherence in Chronic Disease: A Meta-analysis.

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Mar 08, 2016

IMPORTANCE: Adherence to long-term therapies in chronic disease is poor. Traditional interventions to improve adherence are complex and not widely effective. Mobile telephone text messaging may be a scalable means to support medication adherence.

Mobile Phone Use Behaviors and Postures on Public Transportation Systems.

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Feb 02, 2016

Mobile phones are common in our daily life, but the users' preferences for postures or screen operating styles have not been studied. This was a cross-sectional and observational study.

MeSH Terms: 
Adult | 
Behavior | 
Female | 
Humans | 
Male | 
Posture | 

Considering risk contexts in explaining the paradoxical HIV increase among female sex workers in Mumbai and Thane, India.

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Jan 29, 2016

BACKGROUND: The period 2006-2009 saw intensive scale-up of HIV prevention efforts and an increase in reported safer sex among brothel and street-based sex workers in Mumbai and Thane (Maharashtra, India). Yet during the same period, the prevalence of HIV increased in these groups.

Sustainable Cost Models for mHealth at Scale: Modeling Program Data from m4RH Tanzania.

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Jan 30, 2016

BACKGROUND: There is increasing evidence that mobile phone health interventions ("mHealth") can improve health behaviors and outcomes and are critically important in low-resource, low-access settings.

Web-Based and Mobile Stress Management Intervention for Employees: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Publication Date: 
Jan 28, 2016

BACKGROUND: Work-related stress is highly prevalent among employees and is associated with adverse mental health consequences. Web-based interventions offer the opportunity to deliver effective solutions on a large scale; however, the evidence is limited and the results conflicting.

[Willingness to Receive Text Message Appointment Reminders Among Patients With HIV Infection].

Publication Date: 
Jan 27, 2016

BACKGROUND: Wireless communication technologies are increasingly being used in the fields of healthcare, with platforms such as mobile health (mHealth) being widely implemented in HIV care.

Text Reminders in Colorectal Cancer Screening (TRICCS): Protocol for a randomised controlled trial.

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Jan 26, 2016

BACKGROUND: Screening with the guaiac faecal occult blood test (gFOBt) is associated with improved colorectal cancer (CRC) survival, and is offered biennially to men and women aged 60-74 years in England's national Bowel Cancer Screening Programme (BCSP).