Source: Huma Therapeutics Ltd Copyright: The Authors URL: License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) More than 90% of 2524 participants invited to join a fully remote COVID-19 study, conducted by Cambridge researchers, downloaded and registered on the study app [1]. Approximately 75% of participants completed digital biomarker assessments such as resting heart rate, temperature, and oxygen saturation at least once per week [1]. Participants were aged 45-70 years and took part for an average of 8 months [1]. LONDON, January 13, 2023. Today, Huma Therapeutics Limited (“Huma”), a leading global digital health company, announced the results of a new study in collaboration with the MedicalRead More →

Source: Pexels Copyright: Ivan Samkov URL: License: Public Domain (CC0) Precompetitive collaboration forming to address root causes of health inequity and financial toxicity in cancer Boston, MA, January 4, 2023 –Today, results from the joint Digital Medicine Society (DiMe) and Moffitt Cancer Center roundtable, “Advancing Digital Health Innovation to Improve the Lives of Cancer Patients,” were published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research. Health care delivery and clinical research are becoming increasingly digitized, driven by the pursuit of improved access, equity, efficiency, and effectiveness. However, progress to date has not been equally distributed, and digital innovation in oncology is lagging behind other areas. ThisRead More →

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JMIR Publications published “Continuous Glucose Monitoring With Low-Carbohydrate Nutritional Coaching to Improve Type 2 Diabetes Control: Randomized Quality Improvement Program” in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, which had the aim of comparing changes in HbA1c levels between patients with suboptimally controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) who were offered the opportunity to use an intermittently viewed continuous glucose monitor (CGM) and receive personalized low-carbohydrate nutrition counseling versus those who received usual care. Included participants (“individuals with HbA1c>7.5%…who were medically eligible for tighter glycemic control”) were split into 2 groups: usual care–high risk (UC-HR) and enhanced care (EC)–HR. The primary outcome was the mean changeRead More →

Source: Adobe Stock Copyright: jovannig URL: License: Licensed by JMIR The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston UTMB Media Hotline: 409-772-NEWS (6397) Please Note: Our studio is equipped with a technology that enables us to transmit live or taped HD or SD video over the Internet.  For video interviews, contact us at 409-772-6397. Contact Dizhi Marlow at 409-747-0794 or For Immediate Release: December 7, 2022 Key Point UTMB researchers developed machine learning methods that can automatically find conditions that frequently go together in national level data, and used them to predict the risk of a patient in the clinic, and for designing targetedRead More →

Source: Freepik Copyright: freepik URL: License: Licensed by JMIR Almost one-third of students reported spending at least 3.5 hours each day playing games. Most of these “heavy” gamers did not report any well-being issues, with nearly half reporting better well-being than those who play games to a lesser extent or not at all. A small proportion (1 in 12 students) reported low well-being and loss of control over gaming. They were more likely to be female and mobile phone gamers with a history of aggressive behavior, anxiety, or experience of abuse. A new study published by University of Oxford researchers in the open-access journalRead More →

Source: Adobe Stock Copyright: rawpixel URL: License: Licensed by the authors Findings reveal that 67% of users with obesity or overweight lost at least 5% of their starting weight within 6 months OCTOBER 4, 2022 at 10:45 a.m. EDT—INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: LifeOmic, a software company leveraging the cloud, machine learning, and mobile devices to power precision health and wellness solutions, today unveiled findings from a landmark intermittent fasting (IF) study conducted with scientists from Indiana University School of Medicine. The study, published in JMIR mHealth and uHealth, quantifies user retention, fasting patterns, and weight loss in users of LifeOmic’s LIFE Apps suite of mobile apps:Read More →