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Newswise: JMIR Cardio | Impact of a Mobile App on Participation in Cardiac Rehabilitation
Released: 1-Aug-2022 1:05 PM EDT
JMIR Cardio | Impact of a Mobile App on Participation in Cardiac Rehabilitation
JMIR Publications

JMIR Publications recently published "The Impact of a Mobile App on Participation in Cardiac Rehabilitation and Understanding Barriers to Success: Comparative Cohort Study" in JMIR Cardio which evaluated the impact on cardiac rehabilitation (CR) participation rates associated with the addition of the option of mobile app–based CR for patients declining conventional CR.

   
Newswise: Yoga App Can Reduce Urinary Incontinence
Released: 26-Jul-2022 4:05 PM EDT
Yoga App Can Reduce Urinary Incontinence
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

People with loss of urinary control who used the Yoga of Immortals mobile app – a globally-used app that combines specific yogic postures in the Sanatan tradition with breathing exercises, sound therapy and meditation – found significant improvement in the frequency and severity of urine leaks at four weeks of practice, according to a Rutgers study.

Released: 26-Jul-2022 2:30 PM EDT
Mobile Apps for People With Rare Diseases: Review and Quality Assessment Using Mobile App Rating Scale
Journal of Medical Internet Research

Background: Mobile apps are becoming increasingly popular, with 5.70 million apps available in early 2021. Smartphones can provide portable and convenient access to health apps. Here, we consider apps for people with one of the estim...

20-Jul-2022 12:00 PM EDT
Innovative Smartphone and Artificial Intelligence-Based Tests Featured at the 2022 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting
Association for Diagnostic and Laboratory Medicine (ADLM (formerly AACC))

Scientists have developed a cheap, convenient smartphone test for monitoring patients at risk for dangerous blood clots. Research demonstrating that this test works, along with a second study on using artificial intelligence (AI) to improve testing and treatment for people with kidney stones, will be presented at the 2022 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo. Both studies could help resolve longstanding challenges in healthcare and laboratory testing.

   
Released: 25-Jul-2022 3:45 PM EDT
Next Generation Atomic Clocks Are a Step Closer to Real World Applications
University of Birmingham

Quantum clocks are shrinking, thanks to new technologies developed at the University of Birmingham-led UK Quantum Technology Hub Sensors and Timing.

Released: 21-Jul-2022 11:30 AM EDT
Google/Apple’s contact-tracing apps susceptible to digital attacks
Ohio State University

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, scientists and health authorities have relied on contact-tracing technologies to help manage the spread of the virus.

Released: 19-Jul-2022 11:05 AM EDT
Lisa Health launches Midday, an app leveraging AI to personalize the menopause journey, in collaboration with Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic

Lisa Health launches Midday, an app leveraging AI to personalize the menopause journey, in collaboration with Mayo Clinic

   
Newswise: DMIND Application for Screening Depression – An AI Innovation from CU Faculties of Medicine and Engineering Researchers
Released: 19-Jul-2022 8:55 AM EDT
DMIND Application for Screening Depression – An AI Innovation from CU Faculties of Medicine and Engineering Researchers
Chulalongkorn University

Introducing a new dimension for consultations with those suffering from depression by the Department of Mental Health and the DMIND AI Innovation from Chula’s Faculties of Medicine and Engineering that provides screening for depression through the Mor Prom Application with greater accuracy, accessibility, and convenience thus reducing the burdens on medical practitioners and psychologists in taking care of patients with depression.

Released: 18-Jul-2022 3:15 PM EDT
Mobile App for Improving Heart Health Among African Americans Shows Promise, Mayo Study Finds
Mayo Clinic

In a study published on Monday, July 18, in Circulation, Mayo Clinic researchers evaluated the effectiveness of a culturally relevant mobile app designed to improve heart health among African Americans in faith communities. The researchers found that people who participated in a 10-week clinical trial using the app experienced significant improvements in overall heart health scores and improvements in key heart health behaviors related to diet and physical activity.

Newswise: The Award-Winning Squeezium and Rehabit — Incentive Games for the Elderly from Chula Architects
Released: 8-Jul-2022 11:05 PM EDT
The Award-Winning Squeezium and Rehabit — Incentive Games for the Elderly from Chula Architects
Chulalongkorn University

Two Chula architectural graduates have developed Squeezium and Rehabit innovations to provide an incentive for the elderly to get up and move to strengthen their bodies. As a nod to their creativity, the innovations received Gold Medal and Special Award at the 7th World Invention Innovation Contest, Korea Invention Academy (KIA).

Released: 6-Jul-2022 3:00 PM EDT
Assessing a New Prescreening Score for the Simplified Evaluation of the Clinical Quality and Relevance of eHealth Apps: Instrument Validation Study
Journal of Medical Internet Research

Background: In 2020, more than 250 eHealth solutions were added to app stores each day, or 90,000 in the year; however, the vast majority of these solutions have not undergone clinical validation, their quality is unknown, and the us...

Newswise: The Medical Minute: Updated CDC checklist helps parents track important developmental milestones
Released: 6-Jul-2022 7:05 AM EDT
The Medical Minute: Updated CDC checklist helps parents track important developmental milestones
Penn State Health

Parents watching their kids grow up are thrilled to see first words and first steps. But any delays should be taken seriously, according to two Penn State Health experts.

Newswise: Smartphone App to Assess Stool Form, Rural-Urban Disparities in Cirrhosis Mortality, Lung Infection Risk in Severe Alcoholic Hepatitis in July Issue of AJG
Released: 5-Jul-2022 9:00 AM EDT
Smartphone App to Assess Stool Form, Rural-Urban Disparities in Cirrhosis Mortality, Lung Infection Risk in Severe Alcoholic Hepatitis in July Issue of AJG
American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)

The July issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology highlights new clinical science including using a smartphone app to assess stool form, rural-urban disparities in cirrhosis mortality, and lung infection risk in severe alcohol-related hepatitis. This issue also includes articles on pediatric IBD, therapy options for Crohn’s disease, a novel endoscopic suturing device, proton pump inhibitors, and more.

Newswise: Designed to Identify Wildlife by Sound, the BirdNET App Opens New Avenues for Citizen Science
Released: 28-Jun-2022 3:05 PM EDT
Designed to Identify Wildlife by Sound, the BirdNET App Opens New Avenues for Citizen Science
Cornell University

The BirdNET app, a free machine-learning powered tool that can identify more than 3,000 birds by sound alone, generates reliable scientific data and makes it easier for people to contribute citizen-science data on birds by simply recording sounds. Results of tests to measure the app's accuracy are published in the open access journal PLOS Biology.

15-Jun-2022 4:05 PM EDT
Study: Design Tricks Commonly Used to Monetize Young Children’s App Use
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

The majority of apps preschool-aged children use are designed to make money off their digital experiences, a new study suggests.

Released: 14-Jun-2022 3:15 PM EDT
"Yes, optimists live longer" and more research news on Aging for media
Newswise

Here are some of the latest articles that have been added to the Aging channel on Newswise, a free source for journalists.

       
Released: 10-Jun-2022 2:30 PM EDT
Electronic Health Record–Based Recruitment and Retention and Mobile Health App Usage: Multisite Cohort Study
Journal of Medical Internet Research

Background: To address the obesity epidemic, there is a need for novel paradigms, including those that address the timing of eating and sleep in relation to circadian rhythms. Electronic health records (EHRs) are an efficient way to ...



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