The Relationship between Korean Parents’ Smartphone Addiction and That of Their Children: The Mediating Effects of Children’s Depression and Social Withdrawal

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 May 5;19(9):5593. doi: 10.3390/ijerph19095593. ABSTRACT With the number of smartphone users growing around the world, children are using smartphones from an increasingly early age. Consequently, a significant number of children are being exposed to the risk of smartphone addiction, which is emerging as a serious social problem. Smartphone […]

A Novel CNN-based Bi-LSTM parallel model with attention mechanism for human activity recognition with noisy data

Sci Rep. 2022 May 12;12(1):7878. doi: 10.1038/s41598-022-11880-8. ABSTRACT Boosted by mobile communication technologies, Human Activity Recognition (HAR) based on smartphones has attracted more and more attentions of researchers. One of the main challenges is the classification time and accuracy in processing long-time dependent sequence samples with noisy or missed data. In this paper, a 1-D […]

Prevalence and Determinants of Mobile Health Applications Usage: A National Descriptive Study

Front Public Health. 2022 Apr 27;10:838509. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2022.838509. eCollection 2022. ABSTRACT We aimed to determine the prevalence of MHAs’ usage and explore the context and determinants of using MHAs among inhabitants in Saudi Arabia (SA). This cross-sectional study randomly selected 679 adult inhabitants from the 20 health regions in SA through an electronic, self-administered, well-structured, […]

A Mobile Health Tool for Peer Support of Individuals Reentering Communities After Incarceration

J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2021 May;32(2 Suppl):148-165. doi: 10.1353/hpu.2021.0055. ABSTRACT Individuals just released from prison, or returning citizens (RCs), face high mortality rates during the reentry period, with cardiovascular disease (CVD) being a leading cause. Peer mentors can support RCs’ health, but they traditionally work in person, which may not always be feasible, particularly […]

Using social and sexual networking mobile applications to promote HIV testing, medical care and prevention services among Latino men who have sex with men in Los Angeles County, California, USA

PLoS One. 2022 May 13;17(5):e0268406. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0268406. eCollection 2022. ABSTRACT HIV disproportionately affects Latinos versus Whites, with Latinos having higher rates of HIV. Additionally, many HIV-positive Latinos are unaware of their infection. Proyecto Prot├ęgete, an HIV prevention intervention developed for Latino men who have sex with men (MSM), used social and sexual networking mobile applications […]

Mobile health apps for systemic lupus erythematosus and lupus nephritis: a critical appraisal

Arthritis Res Ther. 2022 May 14;24(1):110. doi: 10.1186/s13075-022-02791-0. ABSTRACT OBJECTIVES: To critically assess the quality and functionality of the available mobile apps for systemic lupus erythematosus and lupus nephritis patients. METHODS: Two reviewers independently searched the App Store and Google Play Store for eligible mobile health (mHealth) apps. Two separate searches were done: one for […]

Medicine Drug Name Detection Based Object Recognition Using Augmented Reality

Front Public Health. 2022 Apr 29;10:881701. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2022.881701. eCollection 2022. ABSTRACT Augmented Reality (AR) is an innovation that empowers us in coordinating computerized data into the client’s real-world space. It offers an advanced and progressive methodology for medicines, providing medication training. AR aids in surgery planning, and patient therapy discloses complex medical circumstances to patients […]

Prevention of medication overuse and medication overuse headache in patients with migraine: a randomized, controlled, parallel, allocation-blinded, multicenter, prospective trial using a mobile software application

Trials. 2022 May 11;23(1):382. doi: 10.1186/s13063-022-06329-2. ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Overall, 55% of the German population suffers from primary episodic headaches according to recent studies. Inadequate management of headache disorders is a significant medical problem. The prevalence of medication overuse headache (MOH) is about 1% with an estimated number of 800,000 people in Germany. Medication overuse (MO) […]

A Gamified Personalized Normative Feedback App to Reduce Drinking Among Sexual Minority Women: Randomized Controlled Trial and Feasibility Study

J Med Internet Res. 2022 May 13;24(5):e34853. doi: 10.2196/34853. ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Sexual minority women disproportionately engage in heavy drinking and shoulder the burden of alcohol dependence. Although several intensive interventions are being developed to meet the needs of treatment-seeking sexual minority women, there remains a lack of preventive interventions to reduce drinking and its consequences […]

Research on Digital Technology Use in Cardiology: Bibliometric Analysis

J Med Internet Res. 2022 May 11;24(5):e36086. doi: 10.2196/36086. ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Digital technology uses in cardiology have become a popular research focus in recent years. However, there has been no published bibliometric report that analyzed the corresponding academic literature in order to derive key publishing trends and characteristics of this scientific area. OBJECTIVE: We used […]