Source: Unsplash / freestocks By motivating and reminding people to take their medication, based on one’s own needs and behavior, researchers at Halmstad University strive to improve medication adherence among patients with hypertension. The reasons for not taking prescribed medication vary—it can be forgetfulness, fear of side effects, or lack of an understanding of the consequences—but the medication is important for preventing, for example, congestive heart failure or stroke. Use of individualized digital tools is one way to assist patients with high blood pressure in self-empowerment and hence increase medication adherence.   In a newly published article in the Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR),Read More →

Source: Ceiba Pty Ltd/ Image created by the authors An Italian project, developed through the support of TEVA Italia, a company constantly focused on the needs of health care professionals.   Assago, March 2020 — The results of a research on the behavior of Italian neurologists seeking useful information and resources on migraine and multiple sclerosis management have been published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research. This research was developed by TEVA Italia Medical Information Department in collaboration with Doxa Pharma.   Working in a rapidly changing environment, specialists need to have in-depth and continuously updated knowledge of the latest scientific data. This allows themRead More →