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mHealth: Patient Adoption & Apps

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The question never changes. Do mHealth Apps work?

Interesting article on the subject.

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"But something is not working and global health disparities continue to expand. Despite the potential for smartphones to detect and facilitate treatment of depression and even to provide early warning signs of suicidal thoughts, neither depression nor suicide rates have decreased. Despite the potential for wearable sensors to motivate exercise and apps to promote dietary improvement, obesity rates across the globe continue to expand."

(via @medcitynews)

mHealth: Apps for Dementia

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The need to make this happen is real. It could help so many families and loved ones.

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"According to the study, that training correlates to a 29 percent decrease in dementia risk over a decade, compared to seniors who don't practice any memory or reason training at all. And each continued training session helped to lower those percentages further."

(via @mhealthintel)

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