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Chatbots as a Patient Engagement solution – Florence.chat "Chatbots are computer programs that are able to conduct a

blog post image Chatbots as a Patient Engagement solution – Florence.chat "Chatbots are computer programs that are able to conduct a conversation and are typically used in dialog systems for various practical purposes including customer service or information acquisition. Despite their creation more than 60...

A Team-Based Online Game Improves Blood Glucose Control in Veterans With Type 2 Diabetes: A Randomized, Controlled Trial.

blog post image A Team-Based Online Game Improves Blood Glucose Control in Veterans With Type 2 Diabetes: A Randomized, Controlled Trial. "Patients with diabetes who were randomized to an online game delivering DSME demonstrated sustained and meaningful HbA1c improvements. Among patients with poorly controlled diabetes,...

Cost Effectiveness of Support for People Starting a New Medication for a Long-Term Condition Through Community Pharmacies:

blog post image Cost Effectiveness of Support for People Starting a New Medication for a Long-Term Condition Through Community Pharmacies: An Economic Evaluation of the New Medicine Service (NMS) Compared with Normal Practice Rachel A. Elliott. Lukasz Tanajewski. Georgios Gkountouras. Anthony J. Avery. Nick Barber....

Is Exenatide a Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease? Athauda, Dilan. Wyse, Richard. Brundin, Patrik. Foltynie, Thomas. Journal

blog post image Is Exenatide a Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease? Athauda, Dilan. Wyse, Richard. Brundin, Patrik. Foltynie, Thomas. Journal of Parkinson's Disease. "There is growing interest in the use of glucagon-like peptide-1 agonists as treatments for Parkinson’s disease following the recent publication...

Treatment of Elevated Cholesterol in 2017: This Viewpoint clarifies 3 treatment options for treating patients with elevated

blog post image Treatment of Elevated Cholesterol in 2017: This Viewpoint clarifies 3 treatment options for treating patients with elevated cholesterol levels by discussing patient goals, encouraging lifestyle changes, and using lipid-lowering medication. Harlan M. Krumholz. JAMA.

What is the best medication for a fungal infection of the toenail? | Cochrane

blog post image What is the best medication for a fungal infection of the toenail? | Cochrane

Australians' experiences with access to health care in 2013–14. "Nearly 10% ... avoided seeing a GP due to cost" in some

blog post image Australians' experiences with access to health care in 2013–14. "Nearly 10% ... avoided seeing a GP due to cost" in some parts of Australia. (Sample sizes are not quoted in the release but, from another report, it looks like the original survey was of 36,000 Australians aged 15 and over.) The...