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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.

Prevalence and determinants of stunting in under-five children in central Tanzania: remaining threats to achieving Millennium Development Goal 4.

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Nov 23, 2015

BACKGROUND: The Millennium Development Goal No 4 (MDG 4) requires countries to scale up interventions addressing malnutrition and other immediate determinants of burden of disease among children to reduce child mortality by two thirds by 2015, which is this year.

Risk factors for the presence of non-rhesus D red blood cell antibodies in pregnancy.

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Mar 20, 2009

OBJECTIVE: To identify risk factors for the presence of non-rhesus D (RhD) red blood cell (RBC) antibodies in pregnancy. To generate evidence for subgroup RBC antibody screening and for primary prevention by extended matching of transfusions in women <45 years.

Loss to care and death before antiretroviral therapy in Durban, South Africa.

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Jun 05, 2009

OBJECTIVE: To examine the loss to care and mortality rates before starting antiretroviral therapy (ART) among ART eligible HIV-infected patients in Durban, South Africa.

DESIGN: Retrospective cohort study.

Office-based interventions for recognizing abnormal pediatric blood pressures.

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May 28, 2010

Interventions to improve pediatric blood pressure (BP) screening have not been well studied. The authors measured staff acceptance of 2 simple in-office interventions and measured the effect on physician recognition of elevated BP measurements.

The association between socioeconomic status and exposure to mobile telecommunication networks in children and adolescents.

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Dec 22, 2009

A potential association between socioeconomic status (SES) and self-reported use of mobile phones has been investigated in a few studies. If measured exposure to mobile phone networks differs by SES in children, it has not yet been studied.

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