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Telemedicine in Oncology.

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Jan 23, 2016

For patients who have difficulty traveling to a clinic or doctor's office because of living in a remote location or lack of transportation, increasing opportunities exist to access health care remotely.

Preferred Tone of Nutrition Text Messages for Young Adults: Focus Group Testing.

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Jan 20, 2016

BACKGROUND: Young adults are a particularly hard to reach group using conventional health promotion practices as they do not see nutrition messages as personally relevant to them.

Perceptions of Australian dental practitioners about using telemedicine in dental practice.

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Jan 15, 2016

Objective This study aimed to explore Australian dental practitioners' perceptions of the usefulness of teledentistry in improving dental practice and patient outcomes.Methods A descriptive cross-sectional study involving an anonymous electronic survey of a sample of 169 Australian dental pr

Management of infectious diseases in remote northwestern Ontario with telemedicine videoconference consultations.

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Jan 09, 2016

Northwestern Ontario in Canada provides a unique clinical challenge for providing optimal medical care. It is a large geographic area (385,000 km(2)) and is home to 32 remote First Nations communities, most without road access.

Text to Quit China: An mHealth Smoking Cessation Trial.

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Jan 05, 2016

Purpose . To assess the feasibility, acceptability, and efficacy of a text message-based smoking cessation intervention in China. Design . Study design was a randomized control trial with a 6-month follow-up assessment of smoking status. Setting .

Development and Open Pilot Trial of an HIV-Prevention Intervention Integrating Mobile-Phone Technology for Male Sex Workers in Chennai, India.

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Dec 30, 2015

In India men who have sex with men and engage in sex work (i.e., male sex workers; MSW) have a high risk of transmitting HIV. Globally, sex workers have become more spatially mobile due to advances in mobile-phone technology.

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