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Smartphone app may up medication adherence in HTN

(HealthDay)—Randomization to use of a smartphone app is associated with a small improvement in medication adherence but no change in systolic blood pressure among individuals with poorly controlled hypertension, according ...

Apr 18, 2018
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Why don't kids use their asthma medicines?

In a new analysis of interviews conducted with children who have asthma, their caregivers and their clinicians, Johns Hopkins researchers found that there was significant lack of agreement about why the kids miss their needed ...

Apr 18, 2018
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Understanding rx nonadherence can improve adherence

(HealthDay)—Understanding nonadherence in patients and encouraging a change in attitude toward patients and their medication can improve medication adherence, according to a report published by the American Medical Association ...

Feb 27, 2018
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New digital pill raises personal privacy concerns

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved a new digital pill capable of monitoring whether individuals are taking a prescribed medication. People not taking their medications – especially those with chronic ...

Dec 28, 2017
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