Obesity

The use of novel technology-based weight loss interventions for obese women with endometrial hyperplasia and cancer.

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Jan 24, 2016

OBJECTIVE: Obesity significantly increases the risk of the development of both endometrial hyperplasia and cancer. Our objective was to assess the feasibility of two technology-based weight loss interventions in this patient population.

Mobile Phone and Web 2.0 Technologies for Weight Management: A Systematic Scoping Review.

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Nov 17, 2015

BACKGROUND: Widespread diffusion of mobile phone and Web 2.0 technologies make them potentially useful tools for promoting health and tackling public health issues, such as the increasing prevalence of overweight and obesity.

Mobile Phone Apps to Promote Weight Loss and Increase Physical Activity: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

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Nov 11, 2015

BACKGROUND: To our knowledge, no meta-analysis to date has assessed the efficacy of mobile phone apps to promote weight loss and increase physical activity.

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The NULevel trial of a scalable, technology-assisted weight loss maintenance intervention for obese adults after clinically significant weight loss: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.

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Sep 23, 2015

BACKGROUND: Effective weight loss interventions are widely available but, after weight loss, most individuals regain weight.

Smartphone-Based Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis Devices for Daily Obesity Management.

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Sep 14, 2015

Current bioelectric impedance analysis (BIA) systems are often large, cumbersome devices which require strict electrode placement on the user, thus inhibiting mobile capabilities.

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