Biomarkers

A novel electronic algorithm using host biomarker point-of-care tests for the management of febrile illnesses in Tanzanian children (e-POCT): A randomized, controlled non-inferiority trial.

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Oct 23, 2017

BACKGROUND: The management of childhood infections remains inadequate in resource-limited countries, resulting in high mortality and irrational use of antimicrobials.

Malaria Diagnosis Using a Mobile Phone Polarized Microscope.

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Aug 25, 2015

Malaria remains a major global health burden, and new methods for low-cost, high-sensitivity, diagnosis are essential, particularly in remote areas with low-resource around the world.

Health education via mobile text messaging for glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

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Dec 02, 2014

BACKGROUND: Diabetes type 2 is an increasing problem worldwide that may be managed through education. Text-messaging using a cell phone can assist with self-care. The aim of this study was to systematically review the impact of education through mobile text-messaging on glycemic control.

Symptom prevalence and physiologic biomarkers among adolescents using a mobile phone intervention following hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

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Apr 28, 2014

PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES: To examine symptom reports and physiologic parameters in adolescents using the Eating After Transplant (EAT!) intervention during recovery after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT).

DESIGN: Repeated measures design.

Model-driven diabetes care: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.

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May 17, 2013

BACKGROUND: People with type 1 diabetes who use electronic self-help tools register a large amount of information about their disease on their participating devices; however, this information is rarely utilized beyond the immediate investigation.

Smartphone based health accessory for colorimetric detection of biomarkers in sweat and saliva.

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Jul 17, 2013

The mobile health market is rapidly expanding and portable diagnostics tools offer an opportunity to decrease costs and increase the availability of healthcare. Here we present a smartphone based accessory and method for the rapid colorimetric detection of pH in sweat and saliva.

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An evaluation of methods to improve the reporting of adherence in a placebo gel trial in Andhra Pradesh, India.

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Jun 05, 2013

Female sex workers (FSWs) were recruited for a 4-month placebo vaginal gel trial in Nellore, India. Two experiments explored if prior knowledge of biomarkers for unprotected sex and insertion of gel applicators would yield more accurate self-reports.

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