Television

Harnessing information technology to improve women's health information: evidence from Pakistan.

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Sep 09, 2014

BACKGROUND: More than half of Pakistani women are illiterate, marginalized, and experience myriad health problems. These women are also disadvantaged in terms of their restricted mobility and limited access to public space.

Use of wireless telephones and self-reported health symptoms: a population-based study among Swedish adolescents aged 15-19 years.

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Jun 19, 2008

BACKGROUND: Despite the last years of rapid increase in use of wireless phones little data on the use of these devices has been systematically assessed among young persons.

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Household disaster preparedness and information sources: Rapid cluster survey after a storm in New South Wales, Australia.

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Jul 07, 2008

BACKGROUND: A storm-related disaster in New South Wales, Australia in June 2007 caused infrastructure damage, interrupted essential services, and presented major public health risks. We investigated household disaster preparedness and information sources used before and during the disaster.

Use of text messaging for monitoring sugar-sweetened beverages, physical activity, and screen time in children: a pilot study.

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Nov 05, 2008

OBJECTIVE: To examine acceptability, attrition, adherence, and preliminary efficacy of mobile phone short message service (SMS; text messaging) for monitoring healthful behaviors in children.

Screen time increases risk of overweight and obesity in active and inactive 9-year-old Irish children: a cross sectional analysis.

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Sep 19, 2014

BACKGROUND: Independent associations between screen time (ST)/physical activity (PA) and overweight (OW)/obesity have been demonstrated but little research exists on the role of ST among sufficiently active children.

Evaluation of factors affecting birth weight and preterm birth in southern Turkey.

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Aug 02, 2013

OBJECTIVE: To identify factors affecting birth weight and pre-term birth, and to find associations with electromagnetic devices such as television, computer and mobile phones.

Media multitasking is associated with symptoms of depression and social anxiety.

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Feb 21, 2013

We investigated whether multitasking with media was a unique predictor of depression and social anxiety symptoms. Participants (N=318) completed measures of their media use, personality characteristics, depression, and social anxiety.

Availability and night-time use of electronic entertainment and communication devices are associated with short sleep duration and obesity among Canadian children.

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Jan 08, 2013

UNLABELLED: What is already known about this subject Short sleep duration is a risk factor for obesity. Television (TV) in the bedroom has been shown to be associated with excess body weight in children.

The next generation of mobile medication management solutions.

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Nov 30, 2007

In this paper, we describe the development of an internet-based system and a novel mobile home based device for the management of medication. We extend these concepts through the descriptions of an enhanced service with the use of mobile phone technology and home based digital TV services.

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