News tagged with health messages
College students eat more fruits and vegetables and exercise more on days when they communicate more with their parents, according to researchers at Penn State.
Health May 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Simply sending children with asthma a text message each day asking about their symptoms and providing knowledge about their condition can lead to improved health outcomes. In a study by ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
New genetic factors predisposing to schizophrenia have been uncovered in five families with several affected relatives. The psychiatric disorder can disrupt thinking, feeling, and acting, and blur the border ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 03, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—As hospitals increasingly forgo pen and paper in favor of "e-records," new research suggests the move is leaving many doctors struggling in a sea of daily communications.
Health Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A study of 177 teenagers looks at whether teens are open to receiving text messages about health and what kind of information those messages should contain.
Health Jan 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Adults who include at least 150 minutes of physical activity in their routines each week live longer than those who don't, finds a new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Promoting the ye ...
Health Dec 11, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Following last week's mHealth Summit, the largest event of its kind where leaders focus on how wireless technology can improve health outcomes, text4baby announced results from the first randomized evaluation of its service. ...
Health Dec 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The surface of your skin, called the epidermis, is a complex mixture of many different cell types—each with a very specific job. The production, or differentiation, of such a sophisticated tissue requires an immense amount ...
Medical research Dec 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
For baby boomers, the peak interest in health issues comes at about age 51, with a second peak coming near age 65, according to a new study.
Health Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Crafting public health messages about a disease may create stigmas that influence how likely people are to endorse certain interventions, such as isolating infected persons, forcing treatment on them and mapping their location, ...
Health Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—People are more likely to trust health messages tweeted by doctors who have a lot of followers, but not the messages they retweet, according to researchers.
Health Sep 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Cambodian villagers armed with a little medical know-how—and their mobile telephones—are the nation's new foot soldiers in the fight against drug-resistant malaria.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The cholera epidemic in Sierra Leone, the worst oubreak of the waterborne disease there in 15 years, has now claimed 255 lives, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Stella Nayiga clutches her mobile phone as she describes the messages that she received punctually every morning and evening for over a year, reminding her to take her antiretroviral (ARV) drugs regularly.
HIV & AIDS Jul 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Text messaging often gets a bad rap for contributing to illiteracy and high-risk behavior such as reckless driving. But a social welfare professor at the University of California, Berkeley, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0