Subtle Differences in NSCLC Could Help Guide Treatment Strategies
Analysis suggests tumor histology plays an important role in determining the best first-line approach for patients who have non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
College Students May Neglect to Initiate, Complete HPV Vaccinations
Study findings show that most participants were aware of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, but had limited knowledge about the infection and the need to complete the whole series of shots.
New TB Vaccines Could Lessen Burden of Disease in Poverty-Stricken Countries
Novel tuberculosis (TB) vaccines for infants, adolescents, and adults show promise in promoting health equity.
Uncontrolled Disease Common in Patients Grappling With Myasthenia Gravis
A real-world study of 5 European countries shows frequent misdiagnoses/delays in diagnosis, acute hospitalizations, and quality-of-life impairments.
Many Patients With Eczema Consider a Clinical Trial, but Few Enroll
Despite the need for improved eczema therapies and a rapid increase in available clinical trials, participation remains low.
Smart Nanoparticles Advance Use of Nucleic Acid Technology in Cancer Immunotherapy
Recent developments in nanoparticle-mediated cancer immunotherapy promote treatment with less toxicity.
App-Based Studies of Physical Activity May Lack Real-World Efficacy
Explanatory studies, conducted under tightly controlled circumstances, could hinder the integration of technology in clinical settings by underreporting key study characteristics.
Digital Learning Could Prevent Obesity in Low-Income Children
Overall, home visitation staff support the use of technology-enhanced educational tools in conjunction with home visits to promote positive weight outcomes.
App Adapted for Anorexia Nervosa Could Strengthen Recovery, Prevent Relapse
Patients often relapse after discharge from acute care because of long waits for outpatient treatment, lack of specialized therapists, out-of-pocket costs, and inadequate social support.
Impoverished Countries Had Less Capacity to Implement Telehealth During COVID-19
Technical, economic, and political factors led to notable disparities between high-income and low-and middle-income countries, an international assessment shows.
Qualitative Study Assesses Perceptions of e-Visits in Older Adults
Although older patients generally accept electronic visits (e-visits) conducted via asynchronous messages, nearly two-thirds said they prefer visit types with synchronous dialogue.
Digitally Tracked Data Improve QOL in Autoimmune Diseases, Long COVID
Quality of life (QOL) for people living with autoimmune diseases benefits from an integrated approach that considers individual immune system sensitivities and patients’ life circumstances, a new study shows.
App Does Not Improve Functional Capacity, Blood Pressure in Cardiac Rehab
Use of a mobile app was not associated with better cardiac outcomes or completing a cardiac rehabilitation program.
Digital Health Reduces Anxiety, Depression in Patients With Chronic Diseases
All technology-based interventions substantially improved mental health, but those partially supported by health care providers were shown to be most effective.
Older Medicaid Beneficiaries Had Higher Rates of Telemedicine Visits During COVID-19 Pandemic
This longitudinal analysis of claims data examined changes in telehealth and in-person delivery of services in Louisiana.
App Improves Disease Control Outcomes in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Older age and low literacy were not barriers to self-monitoring and reporting disease activity.
App-Assisted Follow-up Improves Postoperative Recovery Score
Patients who had breast reconstruction or gynecologic surgical resection were equally satisfied with in-person and virtual postsurgical follow-up.
Telehealth Treatment Significantly Reduces Behavior Problems in Young Children With Developmental Delays
Use of telehealth-delivered, live coaching of caregiver-child interactions led to improved management of behavioral challenges and increased compliance with caregiver direction.
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