Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Asthma attacks may be cut by half with digital tools

Digital interventions that help people take their asthma medication better, such as "smart" inhalers or text messages, may cut the risk of asthma attacks by half, finds a new review of evidence led by UCL, Queen Mary University ...

Medical economics

Text messaging shows promise in reaching unvaccinated patients

Automated text messaging was as effective as direct phone calls in getting unvaccinated patients to seek out a COVID-19 shot, according to a new study from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania ...

Health informatics

Impact of digital health interventions

Digital health interventions—delivered via technologies including text messages, apps and websites—are increasingly common for supporting chronic disease self-care. Although studies have focused on improving patient engagement ...

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