Fitbit and Dana Farber partner on clinical trial to see if weight loss and physical activity can reduce breast cancer recurrence.
The AIDSinfo HIV/AIDS Guidelines free app from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) gives you the latest practice guidelines.
The Health ePeople study will build a digital platform for research that integrates mobile health technology.
NIH is considering using smartphones and wearables to collect data on study participants.
Applications for this opportunity to hone your research skills are due 4/3/2015.
Want to craft your own mobile health interventions? Start with this crash course.
Search Orkov app for Android to get references on a research topic. Ability to download the PDF of free content and email results lists is a plus.
WISER brings quality information a decision support to emergency responders in the moment during hazardous materials incidents and accidents
Validating mobile health interventions may need the expense and rigor of a randomized clinical trial, especially as many products have shelf life of less than two years. Other quasi-experimental designs, such as pre-post tests, N-of-1 where people are compared against their own scores before and after intervention and interrupted time series may be more appropriate.
The most recent smartphone attachment developed by Ozcan’s lab is a digital “universal” reader for all rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs), such as home pregnancy tests, even drug and STD tests, which require no translation of the results
In this installment, we look at whether smartphones are distracting for clinicians, discuss the Lancet iPad journal app, and look at a cool new device that helps you track your fitness called the Nike Fuelband. Additionally, we demonstrate how easy it is to check out an iPad from a medical library, review an app that contains health advice for patients, and lastly, we show you the future of TEDMED.
In just a few short years, the TEDMED conference has grown in size and prominence to become an annual highlight for healthcare visioneers and digerati. The list of speakers shows it to include some of the best and brightest in the nation, and spans disciplines from engineering to medicine to informatics to chemistry. As many […]