cellular phone

Summary

Summary: Analog or digital communications device in which the user has a wireless connection from a telephone to a nearby transmitter. It is termed cellular because the service area is divided into multiple "cells." As the user moves from one cell area to another, the call is transferred to the local transmitter.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Understanding individual human mobility patterns
    Marta C González
    Center for Complex Network Research and Department of Physics, Biology and Computer Science, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Nature 453:779-82. 2008
  2. ncbi Effects of a mobile phone short message service on antiretroviral treatment adherence in Kenya (WelTel Kenya1): a randomised trial
    Richard T Lester
    Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
    Lancet 376:1838-45. 2010
  3. ncbi Limits of predictability in human mobility
    Chaoming Song
    Center for Complex Network Research, Department of Physics, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Science 327:1018-21. 2010
  4. pmc Mobile phone technologies improve adherence to antiretroviral treatment in a resource-limited setting: a randomized controlled trial of text message reminders
    Cristian Pop-Eleches
    School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    AIDS 25:825-34. 2011
  5. pmc The effect of mobile phone text-message reminders on Kenyan health workers' adherence to malaria treatment guidelines: a cluster randomised trial
    Dejan Zurovac
    Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    Lancet 378:795-803. 2011
  6. ncbi Behavior change interventions delivered by mobile telephone short-message service
    Brianna S Fjeldsoe
    School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, QLD, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 36:165-73. 2009
  7. ncbi Healthcare via cell phones: a systematic review
    Santosh Krishna
    School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    Telemed J E Health 15:231-40. 2009
  8. pmc Smoking cessation support delivered via mobile phone text messaging (txt2stop): a single-blind, randomised trial
    Caroline Free
    Clinical Trials Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Lancet 378:49-55. 2011
  9. pmc Text messaging as a tool for behavior change in disease prevention and management
    Heather Cole-Lewis
    Yale University School of Epidemiology and Public Health, PO Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 32:56-69. 2010
  10. ncbi Computerized Automated Reminder Diabetes System (CARDS): e-mail and SMS cell phone text messaging reminders to support diabetes management
    David A Hanauer
    Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Diabetes Technol Ther 11:99-106. 2009

Detail Information

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  1. ncbi Understanding individual human mobility patterns
    Marta C González
    Center for Complex Network Research and Department of Physics, Biology and Computer Science, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Nature 453:779-82. 2008
    ..This inherent similarity in travel patterns could impact all phenomena driven by human mobility, from epidemic prevention to emergency response, urban planning and agent-based modelling...
  2. ncbi Effects of a mobile phone short message service on antiretroviral treatment adherence in Kenya (WelTel Kenya1): a randomised trial
    Richard T Lester
    Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
    Lancet 376:1838-45. 2010
    ..We aimed to assess whether mobile phone communication between health-care workers and patients starting antiretroviral therapy in Kenya improved drug adherence and suppression of plasma HIV-1 RNA load...
  3. ncbi Limits of predictability in human mobility
    Chaoming Song
    Center for Complex Network Research, Department of Physics, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Science 327:1018-21. 2010
    ..Despite the significant differences in the travel patterns, we find a remarkable lack of variability in predictability, which is largely independent of the distance users cover on a regular basis...
  4. pmc Mobile phone technologies improve adherence to antiretroviral treatment in a resource-limited setting: a randomized controlled trial of text message reminders
    Cristian Pop-Eleches
    School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    AIDS 25:825-34. 2011
    ..This study tested the efficacy of short message service (SMS) reminders on adherence to ART among patients attending a rural clinic in Kenya...
  5. pmc The effect of mobile phone text-message reminders on Kenyan health workers' adherence to malaria treatment guidelines: a cluster randomised trial
    Dejan Zurovac
    Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
    Lancet 378:795-803. 2011
    ..We assessed whether text-message reminders sent to health workers' mobile phones could improve and maintain their adherence to treatment guidelines for outpatient paediatric malaria in Kenya...
  6. ncbi Behavior change interventions delivered by mobile telephone short-message service
    Brianna S Fjeldsoe
    School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, QLD, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 36:165-73. 2009
    ..This service has wide population reach, can be individually tailored, and allows instant delivery with asynchronous receipt, suggesting potential as a delivery channel for health behavior interventions...
  7. ncbi Healthcare via cell phones: a systematic review
    Santosh Krishna
    School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
    Telemed J E Health 15:231-40. 2009
    ....
  8. pmc Smoking cessation support delivered via mobile phone text messaging (txt2stop): a single-blind, randomised trial
    Caroline Free
    Clinical Trials Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Lancet 378:49-55. 2011
    ..We assessed the effect of an automated smoking cessation programme delivered via mobile phone text messaging on continuous abstinence, which was biochemically verified at 6 months...
  9. pmc Text messaging as a tool for behavior change in disease prevention and management
    Heather Cole-Lewis
    Yale University School of Epidemiology and Public Health, PO Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 32:56-69. 2010
    ..Methodological issues and gaps in the literature are highlighted, and recommendations for future studies are provided...
  10. ncbi Computerized Automated Reminder Diabetes System (CARDS): e-mail and SMS cell phone text messaging reminders to support diabetes management
    David A Hanauer
    Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Diabetes Technol Ther 11:99-106. 2009
    ..This pilot and feasibility study compared two-way SMS cell phone messaging with e-mail reminders that were directed at encouraging blood glucose (BG) monitoring...
  11. pmc A systematic review of healthcare applications for smartphones
    Abu Saleh Mohammad Mosa
    University of Missouri Informatics Institute MUII, 241 Engineering Building West, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:67. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to classify smartphone-based healthcare technologies as discussed in academic literature according to their functionalities, and summarize articles in each category...
  12. pmc Healthcare in the pocket: mapping the space of mobile-phone health interventions
    Predrag Klasnja
    The Information School, University of Washington, Box 352840, Mary Gates Hall, Suite 370, Seattle, WA 98195 2840, USA
    J Biomed Inform 45:184-98. 2012
    ..Finally, we outline the directions for future research that could increase our understanding of functional and design requirements for the development of highly effective mobile-phone health interventions...
  13. pmc Mobile Assessment and Treatment for Schizophrenia (MATS): a pilot trial of an interactive text-messaging intervention for medication adherence, socialization, and auditory hallucinations
    Eric Granholm
    Psychology Service, VA San Diego Healthcare System, 3350 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Schizophr Bull 38:414-25. 2012
    ..This pilot study demonstrated that low-intensity text-messaging interventions like MATS are feasible and effective interventions to improve several important outcomes, especially for higher functioning consumers with schizophrenia...
  14. pmc Heterogeneous mobile phone ownership and usage patterns in Kenya
    Amy Wesolowski
    Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e35319. 2012
    ..This heterogeneous penetration of mobile phones has important implications for the use of mobile technologies as a source of population data and as a public health tool in sub-Saharan Africa...
  15. pmc Structure and tie strengths in mobile communication networks
    J P Onnela
    Laboratory of Computational Engineering, Helsinki University of Technology, P O Box 9203, FI 02015 TKK, Helsinki, Finland
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:7332-6. 2007
    ....
  16. pmc Cluster-randomized trial of a mobile phone personalized behavioral intervention for blood glucose control
    Charlene C Quinn
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:1934-42. 2011
    ..To test whether adding mobile application coaching and patient/provider web portals to community primary care compared with standard diabetes management would reduce glycated hemoglobin levels in patients with type 2 diabetes...
  17. pmc A text message-based intervention for weight loss: randomized controlled trial
    Kevin Patrick
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, California Institute of Telecommunications and Information Technology, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0811, USA
    J Med Internet Res 11:e1. 2009
    ....
  18. pmc iPhone apps for smoking cessation: a content analysis
    Lorien C Abroms
    Department of Prevention and Community Health, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, 2175 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Am J Prev Med 40:279-85. 2011
    ..With the proliferation of smartphones such as the iPhone, mobile phones are being used in novel ways to promote smoking cessation...
  19. pmc A mobile phone application for the assessment and management of youth mental health problems in primary care: a randomised controlled trial
    Sophie C Reid
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, University of Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 12:131. 2011
    ....
  20. pmc Design of an mHealth app for the self-management of adolescent type 1 diabetes: a pilot study
    Joseph A Cafazzo
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, Techna Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 14:e70. 2012
    ..However, this has not been shown in the adolescent type 1 population, despite their predisposition to the use of technology. We hypothesized that a more tailored approach and a strong adherence mechanism is needed for this group...
  21. ncbi Mobile mental health: review of the emerging field and proof of concept study
    Virginia Harrison
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Ment Health 20:509-24. 2011
    ..While mobile phones have been used to this end in behavioural and physical health settings, their role in monitoring and managing mental health is in its infancy...
  22. ncbi Desired features of smartphone applications promoting physical activity
    Carolyn Rabin
    Miriam Hospital and Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Telemed J E Health 17:801-3. 2011
    ..These findings provide a blue print for developing a smartphone PA app that incorporates evidence-based components and user preferences...
  23. pmc The use of mobile phones as a data collection tool: a report from a household survey in South Africa
    Mark Tomlinson
    Department of Psychology, Stellenbosch University, Private Bag X1, Matieland 7602, South Africa
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 9:51. 2009
    ..the ease of implementation, and the extent to which community health workers with little experience of data collection could be trained and successfully supervised to collect data using mobile phones in a large baseline survey..
  24. ncbi Smartphone app use among medical providers in ACGME training programs
    Orrin I Franko
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    J Med Syst 36:3135-9. 2012
    ....
  25. ncbi Understanding the spreading patterns of mobile phone viruses
    Pu Wang
    Center for Complex Network Research, Departments of Physics, Biology, and Computer Science, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Science 324:1071-6. 2009
    ..These results explain the lack of a major mobile virus breakout so far and predict that once a mobile operating system's market share reaches the phase transition point, viruses will pose a serious threat to mobile communications...
  26. pmc Using internet and mobile phone technology to deliver an automated physical activity program: randomized controlled trial
    Robert Hurling
    Unilever Corporate Research, Colworth, Bedford, United Kingdom
    J Med Internet Res 9:e7. 2007
    ....
  27. pmc Lensfree microscopy on a cellphone
    Derek Tseng
    UCLA Electrical Engineering Department, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Lab Chip 10:1787-92. 2010
    ..We report the performance of this lensfree cellphone microscope by imaging various sized micro-particles, as well as red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets and a waterborne parasite (Giardia lamblia)...
  28. pmc How smartphones are changing the face of mobile and participatory healthcare: an overview, with example from eCAALYX
    Maged N Kamel Boulos
    Faculty of Health, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, UK
    Biomed Eng Online 10:24. 2011
    ..g., cost, network bandwidth and battery power efficiency, usability, privacy issues, etc.), as well as some workarounds to mitigate those barriers...
  29. pmc Ecological momentary interventions: incorporating mobile technology into psychosocial and health behaviour treatments
    Kristin E Heron
    Syracuse University, New York, USA
    Br J Health Psychol 15:1-39. 2010
    ..e. in real time) and in natural settings (i.e. real world). The goal of the present review is to synthesize and critique mobile technology-based EMI aimed at improving health behaviours and psychological and physical symptoms...
  30. pmc Impact of a mHealth intervention for peer health workers on AIDS care in rural Uganda: a mixed methods evaluation of a cluster-randomized trial
    Larry W Chang
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:1776-84. 2011
    ..Key challenges identified included variable patient phone access, privacy concerns, and phone maintenance...
  31. pmc Inferring friendship network structure by using mobile phone data
    Nathan Eagle
    Santa Fe Institute, 1399 Hyde Park Road, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:15274-8. 2009
    ..These behavioral patterns, in turn, allow the prediction of individual-level outcomes such as job satisfaction...
  32. pmc Self-monitoring using mobile phones in the early stages of adolescent depression: randomized controlled trial
    Sylvia Deidre Kauer
    Centre for Adolescent Health, Royal Children s Hospital and Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 14:e67. 2012
    ..In this secondary analysis we examined a mobile phone self-monitoring tool used by young people experiencing mild or more depressive symptoms to investigate the relationships between self-monitoring, ESA, and depression...
  33. pmc A theory-based video messaging mobile phone intervention for smoking cessation: randomized controlled trial
    Robyn Whittaker
    Clinical Trials Research Unit, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Med Internet Res 13:e10. 2011
    ..This social cognitive theory-based intervention (called "STUB IT") used observational learning via short video diary messages from role models going through the quitting process to teach behavioral change techniques...
  34. ncbi Smartphone applications for pain management
    Benjamin A Rosser
    Centre for Pain Research, University of Bath, Bath, UK
    J Telemed Telecare 17:308-12. 2011
    ..In a population often desperate for a solution to distressing and debilitating pain conditions, there is considerable risk of individuals being misled...
  35. ncbi Effect of mobile phone intervention for diabetes on glycaemic control: a meta-analysis
    X Liang
    Department of Evidence Based Medicine and Division of Population Genetics, Cardiovascular Institute and Fu Wai Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China
    Diabet Med 28:455-63. 2011
    ..To assess the effect of mobile phone intervention on glycaemic control in diabetes self-management...
  36. pmc Do u smoke after txt? Results of a randomised trial of smoking cessation using mobile phone text messaging
    A Rodgers
    School of Population Health, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Tob Control 14:255-61. 2005
    ..To determine the effectiveness of a mobile phone text messaging smoking cessation programme...
  37. pmc Patients' engagement with "Sweet Talk" - a text messaging support system for young people with diabetes
    Victoria Louise Franklin
    Maternal and Child Health Sciences, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, UK
    J Med Internet Res 10:e20. 2008
    ..The system also allows patients to submit data and questions to the diabetes care team...
  38. pmc Application of mobile-technology for disease and treatment monitoring of malaria in the "Better Border Healthcare Programme"
    Pongthep Meankaew
    Center of Excellence for Biomedical and Public Health Informatics BIOPHICS, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Malar J 9:237. 2010
    ..The module for disease and treatment monitoring of malaria (DTMM) consisted of case investigation and case follow-up for treatment compliance and patients' symptoms...
  39. pmc Randomized controlled trial of a personalized cellular phone reminder system to enhance adherence to antiretroviral therapy
    Helene Hardy
    Center for HIV AIDS Care and Research, Boston University Medical Center, Massachusetts, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 25:153-61. 2011
    ..Twenty-three HIV-infected subjects on ART with self-reported adherence less than 85% were randomized to a cellular phone (CP) or beeper (BP)...
  40. ncbi SMS STI: a review of the uses of mobile phone text messaging in sexual health
    Megan S C Lim
    Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health Research, Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Int J STD AIDS 19:287-90. 2008
    ..As SMS is likely to become more and more commonly used for sexual health purposes, evaluation of its benefits and effectiveness is essential...
  41. ncbi Happy ending: a randomized controlled trial of a digital multi-media smoking cessation intervention
    Håvar Brendryen
    Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, Norway
    Addiction 103:478-84; discussion 485-6. 2008
    ..To assess the long-term efficacy of a fully automated digital multi-media smoking cessation intervention...
  42. pmc The use of mobile phone data for the estimation of the travel patterns and imported Plasmodium falciparum rates among Zanzibar residents
    Andrew J Tatem
    Department of Geography, 3141 Turlington Hall, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611 7315, USA
    Malar J 8:287. 2009
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  43. pmc A comprehensive ubiquitous healthcare solution on an Android™ mobile device
    Pei Cheng Hii
    Department of Electronic Engineering, Graduate School, Pukyong National University, Busan 608 737, Korea
    Sensors (Basel) 11:6799-815. 2011
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  44. ncbi A review of the use of mobile phone text messaging in clinical and healthy behaviour interventions
    Jin Wei
    Healthcare Innovation and Technology Lab, 3960 Broadway, Room 410, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Telemed Telecare 17:41-8. 2011
    ..Text messaging received good acceptance and showed early efficacy in most studies. However, the evidence base is compromised by methodological limitations and is not yet conclusive...
  45. ncbi Cellular telephone use and cancer risk: update of a nationwide Danish cohort
    Joachim Schüz
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:1707-13. 2006
    ..The widespread use of cellular telephones has heightened concerns about possible adverse health effects. The objective of this study was to investigate cancer risk among Danish cellular telephone users who were followed for up to 21 years...
  46. pmc Written online situational feedback via mobile phone to support self-management of chronic widespread pain: a usability study of a Web-based intervention
    Ólöf Birna Kristjánsdóttir
    Faculty of Nursing, Oslo University College, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:51. 2011
    ..This pretrial study aimed to develop and test the usability of a four-week Internet intervention delivered by a Web-enabled mobile phone to support self-management of chronic widespread pain...
  47. ncbi Efficacy of a cell phone-based exercise programme for COPD
    W T Liu
    Dept of Thoracic Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 199 Tun Hwa N Rd, Taipei, Taiwan
    Eur Respir J 32:651-9. 2008
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  48. ncbi A pilot study of the DBT coach: an interactive mobile phone application for individuals with borderline personality disorder and substance use disorder
    Shireen L Rizvi
    School of Applied and Professional Psychology, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Behav Ther 42:589-600. 2011
    ..Mobile technology offering in vivo skills coaching may be a useful tool for reducing urges to use substances and engage in other maladaptive behavior by directly teaching and coaching in alternative, adaptive coping behavior...
  49. pmc CBT for depression: a pilot RCT comparing mobile phone vs. computer
    Sarah Watts
    Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales at St Vincent s Hospital, 394 404 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 13:49. 2013
    ..The aim was to establish whether a previously validated computerized program (The Sadness Program) remained efficacious when delivered via a mobile application...
  50. ncbi Validity of a Smartphone-based instrumented Timed Up and Go
    Sabato Mellone
    Biomedical Engineering Unit, Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, Italy
    Gait Posture 36:163-5. 2012
    ..In conclusion we found evidence that the SP is capable of becoming a pervasive and low-cost tool for the quantitative analysis of balance and mobility...
  51. ncbi Smartphone-based solutions for fall detection and prevention: the FARSEEING approach
    S Mellone
    Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Z Gerontol Geriatr 45:722-7. 2012
    ..The application acts like a pocket-sized motion laboratory, since it is capable not only of recording the trial but also of processing the data and immediately displaying the results. uTUG is designed to be self-administrable at home...
  52. ncbi The use of text messaging to improve asthma control: a pilot study using the mobile phone short messaging service (SMS)
    Lathy Prabhakaran
    Nursing Service, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore
    J Telemed Telecare 16:286-90. 2010
    ..There was no reduction in admission rates in either group (P = 0.5). The service was accepted by most patients, but its long-term effectiveness on the management of asthma remains to be determined...
  53. ncbi Mobile phone text messaging for promoting adherence to antiretroviral therapy in patients with HIV infection
    Tara Horvath
    Global Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, 50 Beale Street, Suite 1200, SanFrancisco, California, 94105, USA
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD009756. 2012
    ..Antiretroviral therapy (ART) can help these people to live longer, healthier lives, but adherence to ART can be difficult. Mobile phone text-messaging has the potential to help promote adherence in these patients...
  54. pmc An evaluation of the use of smartphones to communicate between clinicians: a mixed-methods study
    Robert Wu
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University Health Network, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 13:e59. 2011
    ..Smartphones such as BlackBerrys may improve communication, but studies of these technologies have been limited to date...
  55. pmc Health and the mobile phone
    Kevin Patrick
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0811, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:177-81. 2008
  56. pmc Harnessing context sensing to develop a mobile intervention for depression
    Michelle Nicole Burns
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, United States
    J Med Internet Res 13:e55. 2011
    ..Mobile phones can also provide ecological momentary interventions that deliver tailored assistance during problematic situations. However, such approaches have not yet been used to treat major depressive disorder...
  57. pmc Using smartphone technology to monitor physical activity in the 10,000 Steps program: a matched case-control trial
    Morwenna Kirwan
    Centre for Physical Activity Studies, Institute for Health and Social Sciences Research, CQUniversity, North Rockhampton, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 14:e55. 2012
    ..New ways of accessing online content (eg, via smartphones) may enhance engagement in these interventions, which in turn may improve the effectiveness of the programs...
  58. ncbi Using mobile phones to improve clinic attendance amongst an antiretroviral treatment cohort in rural Uganda: a cross-sectional and prospective study
    Setor Kunutsor
    Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development, Institute of Health Sciences, Leeds University, Leeds, UK
    AIDS Behav 14:1347-52. 2010
    ..Privacy and confidentiality issues were not considered deterrents. Mobile phones have a potential for use in resource-constrained settings to substantially improve the clinical management of HIV/AIDS...
  59. pmc Pilot study of a cell phone-based exercise persistence intervention post-rehabilitation for COPD
    Huong Q Nguyen
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98199, USA
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 4:301-13. 2009
    ..To determine the feasibility and efficacy of a six-month, cell phone-based exercise persistence intervention for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) following pulmonary rehabilitation...
  60. pmc Sampling and coverage issues of telephone surveys used for collecting health information in Australia: results from a face-to-face survey from 1999 to 2008
    Eleonora Dal Grande
    Population Research and Outcome Studies, Department of Health, South Australia, Australia
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:77. 2010
    ..To examine the trend of "mobile only" households, and households that have a mobile phone or landline telephone listed in the telephone directory, and to describe these groups by various socio-demographic and health indicators...
  61. ncbi Text-message reminders to improve sunscreen use: a randomized, controlled trial using electronic monitoring
    April W Armstrong
    Teledermatology Program, Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis Health System, 3301 C St, Ste1400, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    Arch Dermatol 145:1230-6. 2009
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of cellular telephone text messaging as a reminder tool for improving adherence to sunscreen application...
  62. ncbi Cell phones and brain tumors: a review including the long-term epidemiologic data
    Vini G Khurana
    Australian National University, Australia
    Surg Neurol 72:205-14; discussion 214-5. 2009
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  63. ncbi A daily SMS reminder increases adherence to asthma treatment: a three-month follow-up study
    Ulla Strandbygaard
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Bispebjerg Hospital, Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    Respir Med 104:166-71. 2010
    ..This study examined the impact of receiving a daily text message reminder on one's cell phone on adherence to asthma treatment...
  64. ncbi The impact of short message service text messages sent as appointment reminders to patients' cell phones at outpatient clinics in São Paulo, Brazil
    Thiago Martini da Costa
    Postgraduate Program in Health Informatics, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Rua Botucatu 862, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Int J Med Inform 79:65-70. 2010
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  65. pmc Improved response to disasters and outbreaks by tracking population movements with mobile phone network data: a post-earthquake geospatial study in Haiti
    Linus Bengtsson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS Med 8:e1001083. 2011
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  66. pmc Design of a randomized trial to evaluate the influence of mobile phone reminders on adherence to first line antiretroviral treatment in South India--the HIVIND study protocol
    Ayesha De Costa
    Division of Global Health, Nobels väg 9, Karolinska Institutet, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:25. 2010
    ..This paper presents the study protocol for a trial, to evaluate the influence of mobile phone reminders on adherence to first-line antiretroviral treatment in South India...
  67. pmc A multimedia mobile phone-based youth smoking cessation intervention: findings from content development and piloting studies
    Robyn Whittaker
    University of Auckland, Leader Health Technology Research, Clinical Trials Research Unit, Private Bag, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Med Internet Res 10:e49. 2008
    ..Following the success of our text messaging smoking cessation program, we developed an innovative multimedia mobile phone smoking cessation intervention...
  68. ncbi Weight loss by mobile phone: a 1-year effectiveness study
    Irja Haapala
    Department of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Public Health Nutr 12:2382-91. 2009
    ..To investigate the short- and long-term effectiveness and the predictors of weight loss in a mobile phone weight-loss programme among healthy overweight adults...
  69. ncbi Supporting patient adherence to antiretrovirals using mobile phone reminders: patient responses from South India
    Kristi Sidney
    Division of International Health, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    AIDS Care 24:612-7. 2012
    ..Voice calls rather than SMSs alone seem to be preferred as reminders. Further research to study the influence of this intervention on adherence and health maintenance is warranted...
  70. pmc Mobile phone based clinical microscopy for global health applications
    David N Breslauer
    UCSF UC Berkeley Bioengineering Graduate Group, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e6320. 2009
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  71. pmc Evaluation of an Android-based mHealth system for population surveillance in developing countries
    Zeshan A Rajput
    Department of Medical Informatics, Regenstrief Institute, Inc, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 19:655-9. 2012
    ..This study describes the development, implementation, and evaluation of a mobile device-based system to support such services...
  72. ncbi Mobile phone tools for field-based health care workers in low-income countries
    Brian Derenzi
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 78:406-18. 2011
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  73. ncbi Development of an automated physical activity classification application for mobile phones
    Ying Xia
    The Australian e Health Research Centre, CSIRO ICT Centre, Brisbane, Australia
    Stud Health Technol Inform 168:188-94. 2011
    ..Accelerometry is found to be a practical and low cost method for activity classification that could provide an objective and efficient measurement of people's daily activities...
  74. pmc Innovation in sexually transmitted disease and HIV prevention: internet and mobile phone delivery vehicles for global diffusion
    Dallas Swendeman
    University of California, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 23:139-44. 2010
    ..Information and communication technology such as the Internet and mobile phones can deliver behavioral components for STD/HIV prevention and care to more people at less cost...
  75. ncbi Internet and mobile phone text messaging intervention for college smokers
    William Riley
    NIMH, Bethesda, MD 20892 9615, USA
    J Am Coll Health 57:245-8. 2008
    ..The authors developed a smoking cessation program using mobile phone text messaging to provide tailored and stage-specific messages to college smokers...
  76. pmc Initial experience with a handheld device digital imaging and communications in medicine viewer: OsiriX mobile on the iPhone
    Asim F Choudhri
    Division of Neuroradiology, Johns Hopkins University, 600 North Wolf Street Phipps B 100, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Digit Imaging 24:184-9. 2011
    ..This raises the possibility of mobile review of diagnostic medical images to expedite diagnosis and treatment planning using a commercial off the shelf solution, facilitating communication among radiologists and referring clinicians...
  77. pmc Effect of home-based telemonitoring using mobile phone technology on the outcome of heart failure patients after an episode of acute decompensation: randomized controlled trial
    Daniel Scherr
    Department of Cardiology, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria
    J Med Internet Res 11:e34. 2009
    ..Telemonitoring of patients with chronic heart failure (CHF) is an emerging concept to detect early warning signs of impending acute decompensation in order to prevent hospitalization...
  78. pmc Perceptions and experiences of heart failure patients and clinicians on the use of mobile phone-based telemonitoring
    Emily Seto
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 14:e25. 2012
    ..Previous trials of heart failure telemonitoring systems have produced inconsistent findings, largely due to diverse interventions and study designs...
  79. pmc The Cameroon mobile phone SMS (CAMPS) trial: a protocol for a randomized controlled trial of mobile phone text messaging versus usual care for improving adherence to highly active anti-retroviral therapy
    Lawrence Mbuagbaw
    Centre for the Development of Best Practices in Health CDBPH, Yaounde Central Hospital, Avenue Henri Dunant, Messa, PO Box 87, Yaounde, Cameroon
    Trials 12:5. 2011
    ..This trial aims at testing the efficacy of weekly reminder and motivational text messages, compared to usual care in improving adherence to Highly Active Antiretroviral Treatment in patients attending a clinic in Yaoundé, Cameroon...
  80. pmc Brain cancer incidence trends in relation to cellular telephone use in the United States
    Peter D Inskip
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Executive Plaza South, Room 7052, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Neuro Oncol 12:1147-51. 2010
    ..If cellular phone use causes brain cancer, as some suggest, the potential public health implications could be considerable...
  81. ncbi The use of text messaging to improve attendance in primary care: a randomized controlled trial
    Kwok Chi Leong
    Department of Family Medicine, International Medical University Puchong, Jalan Rasah, Malaysia
    Fam Pract 23:699-705. 2006
    ..Non-attendance is common in primary care and previous studies have reported that reminders were useful in reducing broken appointments...
  82. ncbi Txt2stop: a pilot randomised controlled trial of mobile phone-based smoking cessation support
    C Free
    Nutrition and Public Health Intervention Research Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E7HT, UK
    Tob Control 18:88-91. 2009
    ..To conduct a pilot randomised controlled trial of mobile phone-based smoking cessation support intervention for the UK population...
  83. ncbi Mobile phone text messaging in the management of diabetes
    O Ferrer-Roca
    Faculty of Medicine, University of La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    J Telemed Telecare 10:282-5. 2004
    ..It was particularly useful for elderly persons and teenagers, age groups that are known to have difficulty in controlling their diabetes...
  84. pmc A digital smoking cessation program delivered through internet and cell phone without nicotine replacement (happy ending): randomized controlled trial
    Håvar Brendryen
    Department of Psychology, Postboks 1094 Blindern, 0317 Oslo, Norway
    J Med Internet Res 10:e51. 2008
    ..HE includes a craving helpline and a relapse prevention system, providing just-in-time therapy. All the components of the program are fully automated...
  85. ncbi Effects of radiofrequency electromagnetic waves (RF-EMW) from cellular phones on human ejaculated semen: an in vitro pilot study
    Ashok Agarwal
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Fertil Steril 92:1318-25. 2009
    To evaluate effects of cellular phone radiofrequency electromagnetic waves (RF-EMW) during talk mode on unprocessed (neat) ejaculated human semen.
  86. pmc Rural health centres, communities and malaria case detection in Zambia using mobile telephones: a means to detect potential reservoirs of infection in unstable transmission conditions
    Aniset Kamanga
    The Malaria Institute at Macha, P O Choma, Zambia
    Malar J 9:96. 2010
    ....
  87. ncbi Continuous individual support of smoking cessation using text messaging: a pilot experimental study
    Severin Haug
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Walther Rathenau Strasse 48, Greifswald D 17487, Germany
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:915-23. 2009
    ..Additionally, the optimal feedback intensity was investigated, and short-term efficacy of the intervention was explored...
  88. ncbi Designing a mobile phone-based intervention to promote adherence to antiretroviral therapy in South India
    Anita Shet
    Department of Pediatrics, St John s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India
    AIDS Behav 14:716-20. 2010
    ..Loss of privacy was not considered a deterrent. The study presents important considerations in the design of a mobile phone-based adherence intervention in India...
  89. ncbi Mobile phones, cordless phones and the risk for brain tumours
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, Orebro University Hospital, SE 701 85 Orebro, Sweden
    Int J Oncol 35:5-17. 2009
    ..However, the medical diagnosis and treatment of this tumour type has changed during recent years and underreporting from a single center would have a large impact for such a rare tumour...
  90. ncbi Recall bias in the assessment of exposure to mobile phones
    Martine Vrijheid
    Radiation Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 19:369-81. 2009
    ..However, apparent overestimation by cases in more distant time periods could cause positive bias in estimates of disease risk associated with mobile phone use...
  91. ncbi Influence of electromagnetic fields emitted by GSM-900 cellular telephones on the circadian patterns of gonadal, adrenal and pituitary hormones in men
    Yasmina Djeridane
    Faculte de Medecine Pierre et Marie Curie, Service de Biochimie Medicale et Biologie Moleculaire, INSERM U713, 75013, Paris, France
    Radiat Res 169:337-43. 2008
    ..Each subject was exposed to RF EMFs through the use of a cellular phone for 2 h/day, 5 days/ week, for 4 weeks...
  92. pmc Brief behavioral self-regulation counseling for HIV treatment adherence delivered by cell phone: an initial test of concept trial
    Seth C Kalichman
    University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 25:303-10. 2011
    ..05). We conclude that the outcomes from this test of concept trial warrant further research on cell phone-delivered self-regulation counseling in a larger and more rigorous trial...
  93. ncbi A wandering mind is an unhappy mind
    Matthew A Killingsworth
    Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Science 330:932. 2010
    ....
  94. pmc Feasibility of including cellular telephone numbers in random digit dialing for epidemiologic case-control studies
    Lynda F Voigt
    Program in Epidemiology, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer ResearchCenter, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 173:118-26. 2011
    ....
  95. ncbi Time trends (1998-2007) in brain cancer incidence rates in relation to mobile phone use in England
    Frank de Vocht
    Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health, School of Community Based Medicine, Manchester Academic Health Sciences Centre, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Bioelectromagnetics 32:334-9. 2011
    ..These data do not indicate a pressing need to implement a precautionary principle by means of population-wide interventions to reduce RF exposure from mobile phones...
  96. ncbi Ubiquitous healthcare service using Zigbee and mobile phone for elderly patients
    Hak Jong Lee
    Department of Radiology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Int J Med Inform 78:193-8. 2009
    ..To investigate the efficacy of a u-healthcare service using Zigbee and mobile phone for elderly patients with diabetes mellitus or heart diseases...
  97. pmc Interplay between telecommunications and face-to-face interactions: a study using mobile phone data
    Francesco Calabrese
    IBM Research, Dublin, Ireland
    PLoS ONE 6:e20814. 2011
    ..Their number is highly predictable based on the amount of calls between two users and the distance between their home locations--suggesting a new way to quantify the interplay between telecommunications and face-to-face interactions...
  98. ncbi Pooled analysis of two case-control studies on use of cellular and cordless telephones and the risk for malignant brain tumours diagnosed in 1997-2003
    Lennart Hardell
    Department of Oncology, University Hospital, 701 85, Orebro, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 79:630-9. 2006
    ..To study the use of cellular and cordless telephones and the risk for malignant brain tumours...
  99. doi Text messaging in healthcare: the elephant knocking at the door
    Mark Terry
    Telemed J E Health 14:520-4. 2008
  100. ncbi Use of mobile telephone short message service (SMS) as a reminder: the effect on patient attendance
    J Foley
    Dept Paediatric Dentistry, Edinburgh Dental Institute, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Eur Arch Paediatr Dent 10:15-8. 2009
    ..To evaluate the operational and financial efficacy of sending short message service (SMS) mobile telephone text message to patients with outpatient clinic appointments...
  101. ncbi Use of mobile phones in Norway and risk of intracranial tumours
    Lars Klaeboe
    The Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of Population Based Cancer Research, Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Cancer Prev 16:158-64. 2007
    ..The results from the present study indicate that use of mobile phones is not associated with an increased risk of gliomas, meningiomas or acoustic neuromas...

Research Grants82

  1. Mapping Etiological Pathways to SV Perpetration from Childhood to Young Adulthood
    Michele Ybarra; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Findings from the extended follow-up of the Growing up with Media study will provide insight into the etiology of sexual violence perpetration as youth transition from adolescence into adulthood. ..
  2. Enhancing cancer outreach for low-income adults with innovative smoking cessation
    Damon J Vidrine; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The treatments will include components such as brief advice to quit, nicotine patch, written materials, motivational interviewing/health feedback counseling, text/pix messaging, and proactive cell phone counseling. ..
  3. IVR Technology to Mobilize Contingency Management for Smoking Cessation
    SHEILA MARIE ALESSI; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  4. Emotion Regulation in Adolescence: A Social Affective Neuroscience Approach
    JENNIFER S contact SILK; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Tools that can identify initial disruptions in emotion regulation and facilitate early intervention during this period of relative plasticity could lead to long-term reductions in health-related cost and suffering in adulthood. ..
  5. Ubiquitous Mobile Multimedia for Environmental Public Health Outreach and Social
    CESAR BANDERA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  6. Instant Pediatric POC Blood Analysis
    NEVEN KARLOVAC; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This proposed platform will enable effective monitoring of anemia in children;neutropenia in children;assist in the evaluation for infections;screen newborns for anemia, neutropenia or infections with the use of very low blood volumes. ..
  7. Low Cost Multi-pathogen Laser Diagnostic for HIV and AIDS Co-Infections
    CHRISTOPHER JOHN MYATT; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The simplicity and low cost of the technology will facilitate the use of antiretroviral therapy, greatly prolonging the lives of those infected with HIV and reducing the burden of disease in populations where HIV is endemic. ..
  8. CFFONE: A Cell Phone Support Program for Adolescents with Cystic Fibrosis
    KEVIN F DAWKINS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  9. Meningioma: Risk Factors and Quality of Life
    Elizabeth B Claus; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study represents the first concentrated effort to examine environmental and genetic risk factors for meningioma. ..
  10. Meningioma: Risk Factors and Quality of Life
    Peter M Black; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study represents the first concentratedeffort to examine environmental and genetic risk factors for meningioma. ..
  11. Institutional Collaboration between LSTM and CDC and Prevention on Malaria(U01)
    FEIKO OLAF TER KUILE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..LSTM will also continue to provide technical advice to the World Health Organization (WHO) and Roll Back Malaria (RBM) in support of scaling up of malaria control interventions globally. ..
  12. Meningioma: Risk Factors and Quality of Life
    Joellen M Schildkraut; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study represents the first concentrated effort to examine environmental and genetic risk factors for meningioma. ..
  13. Wearable Technology for Assessment of Personal Exposure to Volatile Organic Compo
    Stephen L Coy; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Cost-effective and accurate monitoring will allow workers to identify and avoid dangerous situations. Integrated data-logging capabilities will provide employers, regulators, and researchers with reliable exposure records. ..
  14. Meningioma: Risk Factors and Quality of Life
    JOSEPH LEO WIEMELS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study represents the first concentrated effort to examine environmental and genetic risk factors for meningioma. ..
  15. AccuTemp Sensor: Radiometry based non-invasive continuous core body temperature m
    DOUGLAS O REUDINK; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The device will detect the energy emitted from the brain at near cellular phone frequencies (800-2500MHz), with a sensitive receiver that can detect microwave signals that are only a ..
  16. Efficacy of a m-Health Self-Management Intervention
    Polly Ryan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The expected outcomes are achievement of an increase in women's initiation and long term maintenance of osteoporosis self-management behaviors and stabilization of bone mineral density. ..
  17. Wireless capnograph for respiratory function diagnosis and management
    ERICA SILVIA FORZANI; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  18. Alcohol Use and High Risk Behavior Among HIV-Positive Men
    SARAH WOOLF-KING; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Woolf-King's career as successful, independent, NIH-funded behavioral scientist with the skills to conduct a wide-range of research on alcohol's relationship to the HIV epidemic, both domestically and internationally. ..
  19. Nurse Practitioners Follow-up: Mobile Technology, Perinatal Outcomes, &Charges
    JEAN L HANNAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Wilcoxon Signed Rank test, will be used if the assumption of normal distribution is not met. Significant differences in means will support the hypotheses. ..
  20. Tablet-Aided BehavioraL intervention EffecT on Self-management skills (TABLETS)
    Cheryl P Lynch; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The long-term goal of this application is to test novel approaches to lifestyle behavior change that reduce CVD complications and mortality, and eliminate health disparities in high-risk, low-income AA adults with diabetes. ..
  21. Cell phone RDD sampling to reach young adults for tobacco control surveillance
    Cristine D Delnevo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The proposed research on cell phone sampling will improve the quality and scientific power of data collected on tobacco use behavior among young adults and helps to inform tobacco control programs and policies. ..
  22. Cognitive Interventions Delivered to Elders in the Home via Coaching Technology
    HOLLY BRUGGE JIMISON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In addition, by offering a multi-faceted intervention that includes physical exercise, diet, and sleep management, we are more likely to be able to show outcomes that generalize to everyday functioning. ..
  23. Adherence Improvement and Measurement- AIM- System. Challenge Topic 10-MH-101
    James O Kahn; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..adherence counseling versus a novel adherence intervention embedded in an existing PHR that uses cellular phone short message service (SMS) reminders and patient responses to the reminders...
  24. Completely Digitizing the Custom-Fit Hearing Aid Shell Manufacturing Process
    STEVEN YI; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Non-medical fields to benefit this technology include cell phone headsets and entertainment industry - another multi-billion market. ..
  25. Healthy Teens TXT ME; IT to change teen health risk behaviors
    Ardis L Olson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed community IT supports could be provided by public health, health systems, community organizations and insurers and offer a new model of preventive health care for youth. ..
  26. To demonstrate the feasibility of a home tonometer to monitor IOP without contact
    JIM SON CHOU; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  27. Enhancing Psychological Capital to Foster Health Outcomes in Homeless Young Women
    DONNA LYNN REW; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Findings will be used to revise the intervention manual and research protocol for a larger multi-site test of the intervention using a randomized controlled trial design. ..
  28. Comparative Effectiveness of Two Interventions for Teen Distracted Driving
    Beth E Ebel; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..We hypothesize that the intervention conditions will reduce high risk driving events for new adolescent drivers, will limit telephone and text messaging during driving, and may be cost-effective relative to other accepted interventions. ..
  29. Mobile Motivation for Health Promotion Among Adolescents
    ELIZABETH ANNA DONOVAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  30. Reducing Skin Cancer Risk in Childhood Cancer Survivors
    ALAN CHARLES GELLER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  31. Validating the CalFit Smartphone Sensor in Two Epidemiological Investigations
    Edmund Seto; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  32. Cell Phone Use and the Health of Children in the Danish National Birth Cohort
    Leeka Kheifets; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We have reported an important result which needs replication: further information will have immediate policy implications.] If our findings are confirmed reducing exposure in this very vulnerable population is easily achievable. ..
  33. Reducing Urban Women's HIV Risk: Soap Opera Videos on Video Capable Cell Phones
    Rachel Jones; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The popularity of the cell phone and use of the Internet for multimedia provide a new communication channel to address health disparities. ..
  34. Cell Phone Based Protocols for Diagnosis and Management of Childhood Pneumonia
    AMY GINSBURG; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The algorithm will factor in these measures and recommend appropriate treatment, including drug choice and dosage based on age, weight, and severity of illness. ..
  35. Puberty and Threat/Reward Processing in the Trajectory from Anxiety to Depression
    Jennifer S Silk; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  36. Technology Enhanced Community Health Nursing to Reduce Recurrent STIs after PID
    Maria E Trent; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  37. China Adherence through Technology Study (CATS)
    Lora Sabin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..With strong support from key Chinese officials and clinicians, the results of this study have a high potential for policy and program impact. ..
  38. An Interactive Video Game for HIV Prevention in At-Risk Adolescents
    LYNN ELIZABETH FIELLIN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..If successful, the results of this research will be video game technology that can improve individual and public health and decrease HIV transmission. ..
  39. Evaluation of antiretroviral HIV prevention in African HIV discordant couples
    Jared Baeten; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..We propose to evaluate user preferences and risk-based targeting of ART-based HIV-1 prevention among HIV-1 serodiscordant couples in Thika, Kenya. ..
  40. m-Health for Just-In-Time Occupational Safety Training
    CESAR BANDERA; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ....
  41. Understanding the Rise of Obesity among Immigrants: A Pilot Study
    Gilbert Gee; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The identification of factors that contribute to weight gain among immigrants may provide key information for the development of primary prevention programs. ..
  42. Development of a Tailored eHealth Smoking Intervention for Community Colleges
    Carla J Berg; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Thus, the candidate, the environment, and the mentorship team (in conjunction with a strong Scientific Advisory Board) are well matched to address this research and career development plan. ..
  43. Health Promotion Coaching/Vaccine for Homeless Parolees
    Adeline M Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..abstract_text> ..
  44. Healthy children, Strong families: American Indian Communities Preventing Obesity
    Alexandra K Adams; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..If successful, it will assist communities in preventing and reducing obesity, and thereby, impact the high and increasing rates of chronic disease in both urban and rural AI communities. ..
  45. Electronic system for wireless monitoring of patient medication adherence
    MARK DOUGLAS BURROWS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The system will be designed to take advantage of wireless technologies like Bluetooth and the cellular phone system to provide dosing data to a patient monitor at little expense to the patient...
  46. Prospective Measurement of Risk Behaviors in Low Literate Mexican American Women
    Karen F Stein; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The purpose of this study is to develop a cellular phone application to measure ED behaviors, alcohol and tobacco use and their determinants (affect and social context)..
  47. STUDIES TO EVALUATE THE TOXIC AND CARCINOGENIC POTENTIAL OF CELL PHONE RADIATION
    DAVE MCCORMICK; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..System for Mobile Communications) and CDMA (Code Division for Multiple Access) signals;reverberation chambers;chronic toxicity;carcinogenicity;blood brain barrier leakage;specific absorption rate;micronuclei;DNA strand breaks;rats;mice ..
  48. Preventing &Treating HIV Comorbidities in India: Multi-tiered Strategy for Women
    Nancy R Reynolds; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..If successful, an extremely practical approach will be available to improve the prevention and treatment outcomes of women with HIV and co-morbid mental health problems in India. ..
  49. Receptivity to new smokeless tobacco products among test market populations
    LOIS BARBARA BIENER; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Finally, if the rate of snus adoption is high enough to warrant continued study, this project will provide a panel of respondents who can be followed over time. ..
  50. Tailored Hospital-based Risk Reduction to Impede Vascular Events after Stroke (TH
    Bruce Ovbiagele; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..If successful, the strategy could serve as a ready model to be adapted by decision-makers in other under-resourced areas for lessening the burden of stroke (and other major public health challenges). ..
  51. Gender-Specific Combination HIV Prevention for Youth in High-Burden Settings
    Ann Elizabeth Kurth; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..A translational science package will be created and disseminated that others can use to conduct epidemiologic reviews, mathematical modeling, and study design for combination HIV prevention research in their settings. ..
  52. Wireless Pain Intervention Program for At Risk Youths with Sickle Cell Disease
    Eufemia Jacob; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  53. Cell phone Intervention Trail for Young Adults (CITY)
    Laura P Svetkey; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Using cell phones to deliver a weight control intervention has the potential to be engaging, enjoyable, practical, cost-effective, (End of Abstract) ..
  54. Engaging Teen Bystanders to Prevent Sexual Violence: A Web-based Approach
    LINDA S BAIR; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed study can contribute significantly to the field of violence against women primary prevention in substantive ways by determining the feasibility of a multi-media Web-based program as a viable and effective solution. ..
  55. Skills Training and Empowerment Program for Middle-Aged and Older Patients with P
    Brent T Mausbach; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Group differences in functional outcomes will be determined based upon assessments made at baseline, 6-, 12-, and 18-months post-baseline. ..
  56. Text messages for older African Americans with HIV
    Patricia Flynn Weitzman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In Phase 2, we will conduct a randomized control trial of the cell phone intervention. This second phase of the study will include local pharmacies as partners. ..
  57. Tailored Medication Adherence Program for Adolescent Liver Transplant Recipients
    Emily MacDonald Fredericks; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Emily Fredericks, a pediatric psychologist, as a productive, independent investigator. ..
  58. Nurse Delivered Cell-Phone HIV Adherence Intervention
    Seth C Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The intervention under study has utility for people living with HIV/AIDS In resource limited rural and urban settings. ..
  59. Handsight: Mobile Services for Low Vision
    PETER WINTHROP HALLINAN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This is expensive, difficult to arrange, and increases dependence. The Handsight system will simplify or make possible to many a new set of tasks previously requiring human assistance or special-purpose devices. ..
  60. Behavioral Aspects of Low-cost Medical Devices to Improve HIV Care
    Mark Siedner; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Mobile health technologies, including biosensors and cellular phone platforms, among others, hold great promise to improve monitoring, communication and targeting of ..
  61. Developmental Epidemiology of Incident STI among Adolescent Boys
    Mary A Ott; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The purpose of this research is to longitudinally describe patterns of, and risk factors for, incident infections with three common bacterial STIs among multi-ethnic 14 to 17 year old young men. ..
  62. Online speech processing in pediatric and adult cochlear implant users
    ASHLEY WILSON FARRIS-TRIMBLE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Understanding and modeling this process may thus inform researchers'strategies in coping with degraded speech. This set of studies will thus expanding our account of the cognitive system as a whole. ..
  63. Contracting and monitoring relationships between adolescents with type I diabetes
    Aaron Carroll; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..While our research focuses on type I diabetes, the findings with this particular population could also be adapted for other chronic childhood diseases. ..
  64. CFFONE: A Cell Phone Support Program for Teens with Cystic Fibrosis
    Kevin Dawkins; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  65. Vibrotactile Feedback for Prosthetic Limbs II
    RONALD RISO; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Such improvements in quality of life are important for amputees. ..
  66. A Wireless Wearable System to Measure Adherence to Mind-Body Protocols
    Paul Gibson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Assessing the level of participant adherence to these protocols is essential in order to understand the dose, the efficacy, the safety, and the feasibility of the intervention. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  67. SMS Turkey: Harnessing the power of TXT messaging to promote smoking cessation
    Michele Ybarra; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The high reach of cell phones allows us to potentially reach smokers who would otherwise not utilize traditional smoking cessation services, representing the possibility of a large public health impact. ..
  68. A Wearable Wireless System for Real-Time Monitoring of Chemical Toxicants
    Nongjian Tao; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The approach is designed to provide otherwise unavailable high quality chemical exposure information and serve as a tool to dramatically advance epidemiological and occupational studies. ..
  69. Vibrotactile Feedback for Prosthetic Limbs
    RONALD RISO; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Additionally, during PHASE 2, we will expand the user base to include lower extremity prosthesis users, where foot-floor contact and knee position information will be targeted. ..
  70. Imaging & Localizing Device Using the Barkhausen Effect
    John Dicello; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Existing reconstruction techniques will be adapted to provide absolute spatial information. With fusion, images can be combined with CT, MRI, or PET for anatomical and physiological information. ..
  71. Enabling Hearing Aids Function on Digital Cell Phones
    Yingyong Qi; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The hearing aid enabled, cell phone system is expected to be an economic, efficient, and effective device of communication for people with sensory hearing loss. ..
  72. Enabling Hearing Aid Function on Digital Cell Phones
    Yingyong Qi; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The hearing-aid enabled, cell phone system is expected to be an economic, efficient, and effective device of communication for people with sensory hearing loss. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  73. Mobile Training of Skilled Support Personnel
    CESAR BANDERA; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The JITT system also has great potential for providing JITT for other training needs in public health. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  74. Child Neglect Among Adolescent Mothers
    ROBIN LANZI; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  75. Feasibility of Delivering a Text Messaging Enhanced Adolescent HIV Curriculum
    JUDITH CORNELIUS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..It is increasingly common for adolescents to have a cellular phone. Text messaging, a major feature of cellular phones, is a popular means of communication within adolescent ..
  76. Wayfinding for the blind & visually impaired using passive environmental labels
    James Coughlan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  77. Automated, portable, concurrent, WMD detection system
    CHRISTIAN SCHOEN; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  78. Wireless Digital Link Companion Microphone
    Paul Gibson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These individuals have a reduced ability to understand speech in noise-filled environments. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  79. Behavioral economic MANET shape weight loss/maintenance
    Alejandro Terrazas; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Obesity is epidemic. The proposed research is for the testing of an innovative technology to change key behaviors related to successful weight loss and maintenance in adults. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  80. REAL TIME ASSESSMENT OF CRACK COCAINE RELAPSE RISK
    LEA PULLEY; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..It proposes to use ecological momentary assessment techniques (repeated surveying of subjects by cellular phone) to acquire real-time and near real time information about daily events in treatment participants' lives ..
  81. Next Generation Technology for Chronic Care Self Managenment
    Gary Havey; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The goal of this program is to promote health-related behavior on a daily bases. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  82. Tele-electrocardiography in Emergency Cardiac Care
    Barbara Drew; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..