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Enablers And Barriers To Effective Diabetes Self-management: A …

Web Jun 05, 2019  · Considering that Apps are cost effective avenues for providing ongoing delivery of care to patients outside the clinical environment , diabetes self-management educational (DSME) messages could be developed and integrated into apps for patients. Such DSME should be targeted at improving patients’ skills and self-efficacy capacity for

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The changing epidemiology of human monkeypox—A potential

Posted: (53 years ago) Web Feb 11, 2022  · Author summary Monkeypox, a zoonotic disease caused by an orthopoxvirus, results in a smallpox-like disease in humans. We conducted a systematic review to assess how monkeypox epidemiology has evolved since it was first diagnosed in 1970 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. In total, human monkeypox has now …

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Prevalence of sexually transmitted infections among young …

Posted: (53 years ago) Web Feb 27, 2018  · Roles Conceptualization, Investigation, Methodology, Supervision, Writing – review & editing ¶ ‡ These authors are joint senior authors on this work. Affiliations Africa Health Research Institute, School of Nursing & Public Health, University of KwaZulu-Natal, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, Academic Unit of Primary Care and Population Sciences, …

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Mobile Health Apps to Facilitate Self-Care: A Qualitative Study

Posted: (53 years ago) Web May 23, 2016  · Objective Consumers are living longer, creating more pressure on the health system and increasing their requirement for self-care of chronic conditions. Despite rapidly-increasing numbers of mobile health applications (‘apps’) for consumers’ self-care, there is a paucity of research into consumer engagement with electronic self-monitoring. This …

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Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the social and educational …

Posted: (53 years ago) Web Apr 14, 2021  · The COVID-19 pandemic led to surprising and unexpected experiences for Saudi university students. Precautionary and preventive measures taken to contain this pandemic impacted the social and educational aspects of these students’ lives. All Umm Al-Qura University (UQU) students were invited to participate in an online survey on 30 …

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Effect of restricting bedtime mobile phone use on sleep, arousal

Posted: (53 years ago) Web Feb 10, 2020  · Background This study aimed to assess the effects of restricting mobile phone use before bedtime on sleep, pre-sleep arousal, mood, and working memory. Methods Thirty-eight participants were randomized to either an intervention group (n = 19), where members were instructed to avoid using their mobile phone 30 minutes before …

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Potential economic and clinical implications of improving access to ...

Posted: (53 years ago) Web Nov 16, 2022  · Introduction. Snakebite is a highly prioritized neglected tropical disease recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO). Due to the high global burden of snakebite, WHO has set its goal to reduce morbidity and mortality of snakebite by 50% by 2030 [1–3].WHO has developed four strategic objectives to tackle the problems, …

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Human African trypanosomiasis cases diagnosed in non-endemic …

Posted: (53 years ago) Web Nov 07, 2022  · Author summary Human African trypanosomiasis, also known as sleeping sickness, is a parasitic disease transmitted by tsetse flies. The infection can be contracted in several endemic areas in sub-Saharan Africa and, unless correctly diagnosed and properly treated, the disease is usually fatal. While the vast majority of cases of sleeping sickness …

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Pharmacological treatment of depression: A systematic review …

Posted: (53 years ago) Web Apr 21, 2020  · Depression affects over 300 million individuals worldwide and is responsible for most of the 800,000 annual suicides. Clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) for treatment of depression, founded on scientific evidence, are essential to improve patient care. However, economic and sociocultural factors may influence CPG elaboration, potentially leading to …

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Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the lifestyle, mental health …

Posted: (53 years ago) Web Feb 26, 2021  · Objective The COVID-19 pandemic continues to pose significant challenges to nations. The Korean government aimed to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 through stay-at-home strategies and maintaining social distance, which are likely to result in major changes in the lifestyle, mental health, and quality of life of citizens. This study aimed to …

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Working from home and productivity under the COVID-19 …

Posted: (53 years ago) Web Dec 23, 2021  · The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has impacted the world economy in various ways. In particular, the drastic shift to telework has dramatically changed how people work. Whether the new style of working from home (WFH) will remain in our society highly depends on its effects on workers’ productivity. However, to the best of our …

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Incorporating animal-assisted therapy in mental health ... - PLOS

Posted: (53 years ago) Web Jan 17, 2019  · Introduction As interest in Animal-Assisted Interventions (AAI) grows, there is increasing need to differentiate informal activities from formal and professionally directed therapies, including mental health focussed Canine-Assisted Psychotherapy (CAP). There have been no reviews focusing exclusively on CAP and the distinct developmental period …

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Population analysis of mortality risk: Predictive models from …

Posted: (53 years ago) Web Oct 20, 2022  · Phone apps could record six minutes of consecutive walking during daily living, then compute predictive models for risk stratification via population analysis . To test this strategy, we have planned large trials with minority populations using personal smartphones, within the US Hispanic Community Health Study. Our results from high …

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Human trafficking and exploitation: A global health concern

Posted: (53 years ago) Web Nov 22, 2017  · Harmful in what ways and to whom. There is growing evidence on the wide-ranging health consequences of human trafficking. A systematic review on health and human trafficking found that survivors experienced multiple forms of abuse, numerous sector-specific occupational hazards, and dangerous living conditions [] and suffered a …

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Psychological impacts from COVID-19 among university students …

Posted: (53 years ago) Web Jan 07, 2021  · Background University students are increasingly recognized as a vulnerable population, suffering from higher levels of anxiety, depression, substance abuse, and disordered eating compared to the general population. Therefore, when the nature of their educational experience radically changes—such as sheltering in place during the COVID …

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Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on food prices: Evidence from …

Posted: (53 years ago) Web Mar 03, 2022  · The supply chain disruptions caused by the COVID-19 outbreak have led to changes in food prices globally. The impact of COVID-19 on the price of essential and perishable food items in developing and emerging economies has been lacking. Using a recent phone survey by the World Bank, this study examines the impact of the COVID-19 …

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Sleep loss leads to the withdrawal of human helping across …

Posted: (53 years ago) Web Aug 23, 2022  · Results. In short (but see Methods for details), Study 1 involved 24 healthy adult participants taking part in a counterbalanced, cross-over experimental design with two conditions: one night of sleep, and one night of sleep deprivation. In each condition, participants performed a standardized helping questionnaire as well as a social cognition …

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The experiences, challenges, and acceptance of e-learning as a

Posted: (53 years ago) Web Mar 26, 2021  · Background e-learning was underutilized in the past especially in developing countries. However, the current crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic forced the entire world to rely on it for education. Objectives To estimate the university medical staff perceptions, evaluate their experiences, recognize their barriers, challenges of e-learning during the …

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A statistical analysis of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in

Posted: (53 years ago) Web Mar 25, 2021  · The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) that was first reported at the end of 2019 has impacted almost every aspect of life as we know it. This paper focuses on the incidence of the disease in Italy and Spain—two of the first and most affected European countries. Using two simple mathematical epidemiological models—the Susceptible-Infectious …

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