A recent study tested whether use of automated, adaptive health text messaging for pediatric obesity could help kids lose weight.
Study finds that use of a mobile health programs improves weight reduction by about 4 lbs compared to usual care.
Researchers describe an app to automatically calculate the nutritional info from just a picture of your plate.
Guide to cheaper but high quality alternatives to every Fitbit product.
How psychosocial, personality, and cultural factors shaped this health management platform.
Healthcare app Vida integrates coaches, videoconferencing, and wearables.
An app to help measure, monitor, children’s growth
Snap a picture of your meal and share for accurate advice
Researchers in Ireland evaluated the use of an Android smartphone app to increase patients’ activity levels, as measured by step count. Over the roughly two month period, they found a 22% increase in basal activity levels.
University of Kansas researchers evaluated apps available for pediatric obesity against practice guidelines. While they found generally poor adherence among most, there were a few that rose to the top.
Wrapping up the first full day of TEDMED yesterday, we had the opportunity to hear from a lot of interesting speakers and presenters. The aim of interdisciplinary events such as this one is to provide healthcare professionals creative ways of solving problems. One speaker in particular reminded us that no intervention or idea exists in […]
Lifestyle and health devices took center stage at the 2013 CES (Consumer Electronics Show). We’re looking forward to these announced products!