Social Media

The Promise of Information and Communication Technology in Healthcare: Extracting Value From the Chaos.

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Jan 24, 2016

Healthcare is an information business with expanding use of information and communication technologies (ICTs). Current ICT tools are immature, but a brighter future looms.

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.

Online Recruitment Methods for Web-Based and Mobile Health Studies: A Review of the Literature.

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Jul 23, 2015

BACKGROUND: Internet and mobile health (mHealth) apps hold promise for expanding the reach of evidence-based health interventions. Research in this area is rapidly expanding. However, these studies may experience problems with recruitment and retention.

Testing the feasibility of a mobile technology intervention promoting healthy gestational weight gain in pregnant women (txt4two) - study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.

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May 12, 2015

BACKGROUND: Overweight, obesity and excess gestational weight gain (GWG) are associated with negative health outcomes for mother and child in pregnancy and across the life course. Interventions promoting GWG within guidelines report mixed results.

Social media for school nurses: promoting school health in the 21st century.

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Apr 14, 2015

People across the globe use social media to connect with one another, stay in touch with friends and family, and exchange information.

A systematic review of recent smartphone, Internet and Web 2.0 interventions to address the HIV continuum of care.

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Mar 23, 2015

eHealth, mHealth and "Web 2.0" social media strategies can effectively reach and engage key populations in HIV prevention across the testing, treatment, and care continuum.

Digital and social media opportunities for dietary behaviour change.

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May 22, 2015

The way that people communicate, consume media and seek and receive information is changing. Forty per cent of the world's population now has an internet connection, the average global social media penetration is 39% and 1·5 billion people have internet access via mobile phone.

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