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.
Publications377 found, 100 shown here
- Understanding individual human mobility patternsMarta 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...
- Effects of a mobile phone short message service on antiretroviral treatment adherence in Kenya (WelTel Kenya1): a randomised trialRichard 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...
- Limits of predictability in human mobilityChaoming 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...
- Mobile phone technologies improve adherence to antiretroviral treatment in a resource-limited setting: a randomized controlled trial of text message remindersCristian 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...
- The effect of mobile phone text-message reminders on Kenyan health workers' adherence to malaria treatment guidelines: a cluster randomised trialDejan 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...
- Behavior change interventions delivered by mobile telephone short-message serviceBrianna 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...
- Healthcare via cell phones: a systematic reviewSantosh Krishna
School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
Telemed J E Health 15:231-40. 2009....
- Smoking cessation support delivered via mobile phone text messaging (txt2stop): a single-blind, randomised trialCaroline 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...
- Text messaging as a tool for behavior change in disease prevention and managementHeather 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...
- Computerized Automated Reminder Diabetes System (CARDS): e-mail and SMS cell phone text messaging reminders to support diabetes managementDavid 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...
- A systematic review of healthcare applications for smartphonesAbu 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...
- Healthcare in the pocket: mapping the space of mobile-phone health interventionsPredrag 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...
- Mobile Assessment and Treatment for Schizophrenia (MATS): a pilot trial of an interactive text-messaging intervention for medication adherence, socialization, and auditory hallucinationsEric 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...
- Heterogeneous mobile phone ownership and usage patterns in KenyaAmy 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...
- Structure and tie strengths in mobile communication networksJ 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....
- Cluster-randomized trial of a mobile phone personalized behavioral intervention for blood glucose controlCharlene 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...
- A text message-based intervention for weight loss: randomized controlled trialKevin 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....
- iPhone apps for smoking cessation: a content analysisLorien 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...
- A mobile phone application for the assessment and management of youth mental health problems in primary care: a randomised controlled trialSophie C Reid
Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, University of Melbourne, Australia
BMC Fam Pract 12:131. 2011....
- Design of an mHealth app for the self-management of adolescent type 1 diabetes: a pilot studyJoseph 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...
- Mobile mental health: review of the emerging field and proof of concept studyVirginia 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...
- Desired features of smartphone applications promoting physical activityCarolyn 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...
- The use of mobile phones as a data collection tool: a report from a household survey in South AfricaMark 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..
- Smartphone app use among medical providers in ACGME training programsOrrin I Franko
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
J Med Syst 36:3135-9. 2012....
- Understanding the spreading patterns of mobile phone virusesPu 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...
- Using internet and mobile phone technology to deliver an automated physical activity program: randomized controlled trialRobert Hurling
Unilever Corporate Research, Colworth, Bedford, United Kingdom
J Med Internet Res 9:e7. 2007....
- Lensfree microscopy on a cellphoneDerek 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)...
- How smartphones are changing the face of mobile and participatory healthcare: an overview, with example from eCAALYXMaged 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...
- Ecological momentary interventions: incorporating mobile technology into psychosocial and health behaviour treatmentsKristin 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...
- Impact of a mHealth intervention for peer health workers on AIDS care in rural Uganda: a mixed methods evaluation of a cluster-randomized trialLarry 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...
- Inferring friendship network structure by using mobile phone dataNathan 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...
- Self-monitoring using mobile phones in the early stages of adolescent depression: randomized controlled trialSylvia 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...
- A theory-based video messaging mobile phone intervention for smoking cessation: randomized controlled trialRobyn 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...
- Smartphone applications for pain managementBenjamin 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...
- Effect of mobile phone intervention for diabetes on glycaemic control: a meta-analysisX 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...
- Do u smoke after txt? Results of a randomised trial of smoking cessation using mobile phone text messagingA 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...
- Patients' engagement with "Sweet Talk" - a text messaging support system for young people with diabetesVictoria 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...
- 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...
- Randomized controlled trial of a personalized cellular phone reminder system to enhance adherence to antiretroviral therapyHelene 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)...
- SMS STI: a review of the uses of mobile phone text messaging in sexual healthMegan 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...
- Happy ending: a randomized controlled trial of a digital multi-media smoking cessation interventionHåvar 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...
- The use of mobile phone data for the estimation of the travel patterns and imported Plasmodium falciparum rates among Zanzibar residentsAndrew J Tatem
Department of Geography, 3141 Turlington Hall, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611 7315, USA
Malar J 8:287. 2009....
- A comprehensive ubiquitous healthcare solution on an Android™ mobile devicePei Cheng Hii
Department of Electronic Engineering, Graduate School, Pukyong National University, Busan 608 737, Korea
Sensors (Basel) 11:6799-815. 2011....
- A review of the use of mobile phone text messaging in clinical and healthy behaviour interventionsJin 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...
- Cellular telephone use and cancer risk: update of a nationwide Danish cohortJoachim 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...
- Written online situational feedback via mobile phone to support self-management of chronic widespread pain: a usability study of a Web-based interventionÓlöf 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...
- Efficacy of a cell phone-based exercise programme for COPDW T Liu
Dept of Thoracic Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 199 Tun Hwa N Rd, Taipei, Taiwan
Eur Respir J 32:651-9. 2008....
- A pilot study of the DBT coach: an interactive mobile phone application for individuals with borderline personality disorder and substance use disorderShireen 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...
- CBT for depression: a pilot RCT comparing mobile phone vs. computerSarah 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...
- Validity of a Smartphone-based instrumented Timed Up and GoSabato 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...
- Smartphone-based solutions for fall detection and prevention: the FARSEEING approachS 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...
- 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...
- Mobile phone text messaging for promoting adherence to antiretroviral therapy in patients with HIV infectionTara 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...
- An evaluation of the use of smartphones to communicate between clinicians: a mixed-methods studyRobert 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...
- Health and the mobile phoneKevin 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
- Harnessing context sensing to develop a mobile intervention for depressionMichelle 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...
- Using smartphone technology to monitor physical activity in the 10,000 Steps program: a matched case-control trialMorwenna 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...
- Using mobile phones to improve clinic attendance amongst an antiretroviral treatment cohort in rural Uganda: a cross-sectional and prospective studySetor 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...
- Pilot study of a cell phone-based exercise persistence intervention post-rehabilitation for COPDHuong 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...
- Sampling and coverage issues of telephone surveys used for collecting health information in Australia: results from a face-to-face survey from 1999 to 2008Eleonora 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...
- Text-message reminders to improve sunscreen use: a randomized, controlled trial using electronic monitoringApril 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...
- Cell phones and brain tumors: a review including the long-term epidemiologic dataVini G Khurana
Australian National University, Australia
Surg Neurol 72:205-14; discussion 214-5. 2009....
- A daily SMS reminder increases adherence to asthma treatment: a three-month follow-up studyUlla 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...
- The impact of short message service text messages sent as appointment reminders to patients' cell phones at outpatient clinics in São Paulo, BrazilThiago 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....
- Improved response to disasters and outbreaks by tracking population movements with mobile phone network data: a post-earthquake geospatial study in HaitiLinus Bengtsson
Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
PLoS Med 8:e1001083. 2011....
- 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 protocolAyesha 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...
- A multimedia mobile phone-based youth smoking cessation intervention: findings from content development and piloting studiesRobyn 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...
- Weight loss by mobile phone: a 1-year effectiveness studyIrja 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...
- Supporting patient adherence to antiretrovirals using mobile phone reminders: patient responses from South IndiaKristi 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...
- Mobile phone based clinical microscopy for global health applicationsDavid N Breslauer
UCSF UC Berkeley Bioengineering Graduate Group, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
PLoS ONE 4:e6320. 2009....
- Evaluation of an Android-based mHealth system for population surveillance in developing countriesZeshan 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...
- Mobile phone tools for field-based health care workers in low-income countriesBrian Derenzi
University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
Mt Sinai J Med 78:406-18. 2011....
- Development of an automated physical activity classification application for mobile phonesYing 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...
- Innovation in sexually transmitted disease and HIV prevention: internet and mobile phone delivery vehicles for global diffusionDallas 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...
- Internet and mobile phone text messaging intervention for college smokersWilliam 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...
- Initial experience with a handheld device digital imaging and communications in medicine viewer: OsiriX mobile on the iPhoneAsim 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...
- Effect of home-based telemonitoring using mobile phone technology on the outcome of heart failure patients after an episode of acute decompensation: randomized controlled trialDaniel 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...
- Perceptions and experiences of heart failure patients and clinicians on the use of mobile phone-based telemonitoringEmily 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...
- 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 therapyLawrence 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...
- Brain cancer incidence trends in relation to cellular telephone use in the United StatesPeter 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...
- The use of text messaging to improve attendance in primary care: a randomized controlled trialKwok 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...
- Txt2stop: a pilot randomised controlled trial of mobile phone-based smoking cessation supportC 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...
- Mobile phone text messaging in the management of diabetesO 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...
- A digital smoking cessation program delivered through internet and cell phone without nicotine replacement (happy ending): randomized controlled trialHåvar 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...
- Effects of radiofrequency electromagnetic waves (RF-EMW) from cellular phones on human ejaculated semen: an in vitro pilot studyAshok Agarwal
Center for Reproductive Medicine, Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
Fertil Steril 92:1318-25. 2009To evaluate effects of cellular phone radiofrequency electromagnetic waves (RF-EMW) during talk mode on unprocessed (neat) ejaculated human semen.
- Rural health centres, communities and malaria case detection in Zambia using mobile telephones: a means to detect potential reservoirs of infection in unstable transmission conditionsAniset Kamanga
The Malaria Institute at Macha, P O Choma, Zambia
Malar J 9:96. 2010....
- Continuous individual support of smoking cessation using text messaging: a pilot experimental studySeverin 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...
- Designing a mobile phone-based intervention to promote adherence to antiretroviral therapy in South IndiaAnita 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...
- Mobile phones, cordless phones and the risk for brain tumoursLennart 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...
- Recall bias in the assessment of exposure to mobile phonesMartine 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...
- Influence of electromagnetic fields emitted by GSM-900 cellular telephones on the circadian patterns of gonadal, adrenal and pituitary hormones in menYasmina 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...
- Brief behavioral self-regulation counseling for HIV treatment adherence delivered by cell phone: an initial test of concept trialSeth 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...
- A wandering mind is an unhappy mindMatthew A Killingsworth
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Science 330:932. 2010....
- Feasibility of including cellular telephone numbers in random digit dialing for epidemiologic case-control studiesLynda F Voigt
Program in Epidemiology, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer ResearchCenter, Seattle, Washington, USA
Am J Epidemiol 173:118-26. 2011....
- Time trends (1998-2007) in brain cancer incidence rates in relation to mobile phone use in EnglandFrank 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...
- Ubiquitous healthcare service using Zigbee and mobile phone for elderly patientsHak 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...
- Interplay between telecommunications and face-to-face interactions: a study using mobile phone dataFrancesco 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...
- Pooled analysis of two case-control studies on use of cellular and cordless telephones and the risk for malignant brain tumours diagnosed in 1997-2003Lennart 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...
- Text messaging in healthcare: the elephant knocking at the doorMark Terry
Telemed J E Health 14:520-4. 2008
- Use of mobile telephone short message service (SMS) as a reminder: the effect on patient attendanceJ 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...
- Use of mobile phones in Norway and risk of intracranial tumoursLars 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...
- Mapping Etiological Pathways to SV Perpetration from Childhood to Young AdulthoodMichele 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. ..
- Enhancing cancer outreach for low-income adults with innovative smoking cessationDamon 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. ..
- IVR Technology to Mobilize Contingency Management for Smoking CessationSHEILA MARIE ALESSI; Fiscal Year: 2012....
- Emotion Regulation in Adolescence: A Social Affective Neuroscience ApproachJENNIFER 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. ..
- Ubiquitous Mobile Multimedia for Environmental Public Health Outreach and SocialCESAR BANDERA; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Instant Pediatric POC Blood AnalysisNEVEN 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. ..
- Low Cost Multi-pathogen Laser Diagnostic for HIV and AIDS Co-InfectionsCHRISTOPHER 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. ..
- CFFONE: A Cell Phone Support Program for Adolescents with Cystic FibrosisKEVIN F DAWKINS; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Meningioma: Risk Factors and Quality of LifeElizabeth B Claus; Fiscal Year: 2010..This study represents the first concentrated effort to examine environmental and genetic risk factors for meningioma. ..
- Meningioma: Risk Factors and Quality of LifePeter M Black; Fiscal Year: 2010..This study represents the first concentratedeffort to examine environmental and genetic risk factors for meningioma. ..
- 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. ..
- Meningioma: Risk Factors and Quality of LifeJoellen M Schildkraut; Fiscal Year: 2010..This study represents the first concentrated effort to examine environmental and genetic risk factors for meningioma. ..
- Wearable Technology for Assessment of Personal Exposure to Volatile Organic CompoStephen 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. ..
- Meningioma: Risk Factors and Quality of LifeJOSEPH LEO WIEMELS; Fiscal Year: 2010..This study represents the first concentrated effort to examine environmental and genetic risk factors for meningioma. ..
- AccuTemp Sensor: Radiometry based non-invasive continuous core body temperature mDOUGLAS 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 ..
- Efficacy of a m-Health Self-Management InterventionPolly 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. ..
- Wireless capnograph for respiratory function diagnosis and managementERICA SILVIA FORZANI; Fiscal Year: 2012....
- Alcohol Use and High Risk Behavior Among HIV-Positive MenSARAH 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. ..
- Nurse Practitioners Follow-up: Mobile Technology, Perinatal Outcomes, &ChargesJEAN 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. ..
- 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. ..
- Cell phone RDD sampling to reach young adults for tobacco control surveillanceCristine 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. ..
- Cognitive Interventions Delivered to Elders in the Home via Coaching TechnologyHOLLY 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. ..
- Adherence Improvement and Measurement- AIM- System. Challenge Topic 10-MH-101James 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...
- Completely Digitizing the Custom-Fit Hearing Aid Shell Manufacturing ProcessSTEVEN YI; Fiscal Year: 2010..Non-medical fields to benefit this technology include cell phone headsets and entertainment industry - another multi-billion market. ..
- Healthy Teens TXT ME; IT to change teen health risk behaviorsArdis 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. ..
- To demonstrate the feasibility of a home tonometer to monitor IOP without contactJIM SON CHOU; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Enhancing Psychological Capital to Foster Health Outcomes in Homeless Young WomenDONNA 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. ..
- Comparative Effectiveness of Two Interventions for Teen Distracted DrivingBeth 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. ..
- Mobile Motivation for Health Promotion Among AdolescentsELIZABETH ANNA DONOVAN; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Reducing Skin Cancer Risk in Childhood Cancer SurvivorsALAN CHARLES GELLER; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Validating the CalFit Smartphone Sensor in Two Epidemiological InvestigationsEdmund Seto; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Cell Phone Use and the Health of Children in the Danish National Birth CohortLeeka 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. ..
- Reducing Urban Women's HIV Risk: Soap Opera Videos on Video Capable Cell PhonesRachel 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. ..
- Cell Phone Based Protocols for Diagnosis and Management of Childhood PneumoniaAMY 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. ..
- Puberty and Threat/Reward Processing in the Trajectory from Anxiety to DepressionJennifer S Silk; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Technology Enhanced Community Health Nursing to Reduce Recurrent STIs after PIDMaria E Trent; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- 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. ..
- An Interactive Video Game for HIV Prevention in At-Risk AdolescentsLYNN 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. ..
- Evaluation of antiretroviral HIV prevention in African HIV discordant couplesJared 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. ..
- m-Health for Just-In-Time Occupational Safety TrainingCESAR BANDERA; Fiscal Year: 2011....
- Understanding the Rise of Obesity among Immigrants: A Pilot StudyGilbert 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. ..
- Development of a Tailored eHealth Smoking Intervention for Community CollegesCarla 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. ..
- Health Promotion Coaching/Vaccine for Homeless ParoleesAdeline M Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2013..abstract_text> ..
- Healthy children, Strong families: American Indian Communities Preventing ObesityAlexandra 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. ..
- Electronic system for wireless monitoring of patient medication adherenceMARK 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...
- Prospective Measurement of Risk Behaviors in Low Literate Mexican American WomenKaren 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)..
- STUDIES TO EVALUATE THE TOXIC AND CARCINOGENIC POTENTIAL OF CELL PHONE RADIATIONDAVE 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 ..
- Preventing &Treating HIV Comorbidities in India: Multi-tiered Strategy for WomenNancy 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. ..
- Receptivity to new smokeless tobacco products among test market populationsLOIS 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. ..
- Tailored Hospital-based Risk Reduction to Impede Vascular Events after Stroke (THBruce 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). ..
- Gender-Specific Combination HIV Prevention for Youth in High-Burden SettingsAnn 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. ..
- Wireless Pain Intervention Program for At Risk Youths with Sickle Cell DiseaseEufemia Jacob; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- 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) ..
- Engaging Teen Bystanders to Prevent Sexual Violence: A Web-based ApproachLINDA 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. ..
- Skills Training and Empowerment Program for Middle-Aged and Older Patients with PBrent 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. ..
- Text messages for older African Americans with HIVPatricia 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. ..
- Tailored Medication Adherence Program for Adolescent Liver Transplant RecipientsEmily MacDonald Fredericks; Fiscal Year: 2013..Emily Fredericks, a pediatric psychologist, as a productive, independent investigator. ..
- Nurse Delivered Cell-Phone HIV Adherence InterventionSeth C Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2013..The intervention under study has utility for people living with HIV/AIDS In resource limited rural and urban settings. ..
- Handsight: Mobile Services for Low VisionPETER 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. ..
- Behavioral Aspects of Low-cost Medical Devices to Improve HIV CareMark 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 ..
- Developmental Epidemiology of Incident STI among Adolescent BoysMary 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. ..
- Online speech processing in pediatric and adult cochlear implant usersASHLEY 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. ..
- Contracting and monitoring relationships between adolescents with type I diabetesAaron 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. ..
- CFFONE: A Cell Phone Support Program for Teens with Cystic FibrosisKevin Dawkins; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Vibrotactile Feedback for Prosthetic Limbs IIRONALD RISO; Fiscal Year: 2009..Such improvements in quality of life are important for amputees. ..
- A Wireless Wearable System to Measure Adherence to Mind-Body ProtocolsPaul 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]..
- SMS Turkey: Harnessing the power of TXT messaging to promote smoking cessationMichele 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. ..
- A Wearable Wireless System for Real-Time Monitoring of Chemical ToxicantsNongjian 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. ..
- Vibrotactile Feedback for Prosthetic LimbsRONALD 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. ..
- Imaging & Localizing Device Using the Barkhausen EffectJohn 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. ..
- Enabling Hearing Aids Function on Digital Cell PhonesYingyong 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. ..
- Enabling Hearing Aid Function on Digital Cell PhonesYingyong 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]..
- Mobile Training of Skilled Support PersonnelCESAR 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]..
- Child Neglect Among Adolescent MothersROBIN LANZI; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Feasibility of Delivering a Text Messaging Enhanced Adolescent HIV CurriculumJUDITH 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 ..
- Wayfinding for the blind & visually impaired using passive environmental labelsJames Coughlan; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Automated, portable, concurrent, WMD detection systemCHRISTIAN SCHOEN; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Wireless Digital Link Companion MicrophonePaul Gibson; Fiscal Year: 2006..These individuals have a reduced ability to understand speech in noise-filled environments. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Behavioral economic MANET shape weight loss/maintenanceAlejandro 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]..
- REAL TIME ASSESSMENT OF CRACK COCAINE RELAPSE RISKLEA 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 ..
- Next Generation Technology for Chronic Care Self ManagenmentGary Havey; Fiscal Year: 2007..The goal of this program is to promote health-related behavior on a daily bases. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Tele-electrocardiography in Emergency Cardiac CareBarbara Drew; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..