Attended Medicine 2.0'14 Summit & World Congress (Maui, Hawaii, USA)
Medicine 2.0'14 Summit & World Congress (Maui, Hawaii, USA)
Food Image Classification for Dietary Intake Reporting for Future MHealth Applications in Australia.
Background: There is an increase in the incidence of obesity in the world and a concomitant increase in the health budget of governments as they struggle to provide healthcare for their citizens. In Australia alone, more than 70% of males and 55% of females are presently overweight costing the country $120 billion. Apart from eating nutritious food, there is a need to eat appropriate portions in order to stay healthy and avoid obesity. An innovative approach to managing people's food consumpt...
Effectiveness of Weight Loss Interventions Delivered Using EHealth Technologies: A Systematic Review
Background: Due to the high prevalence of overweight and obesity among adults, cost-effective interventions that achieve significant weight loss and have a broad reach are required. Previous research highlights the potential of eHealth interventions to achieve weight loss, with systematic reviews indicating significantly greater weight loss using web-based weight loss interventions compared to no or minimal intervention control groups, and similar weight loss to traditional treatment approach...
Development of a Virtual Clinic Platform Within an Existing Web-Based Weight Loss Program.
Background: Web-based weight loss programs have been effective in the management of obesity. Some programs also use telephone or in-person counselling to supplement website content and features. Video calls have been used extensively in healthcare, however to-date no web-based weight loss programs have embedded this feature. Compared to existing third-party software which requires all users to install to enable communication, web real-time communication (web-RTC) platforms allow the video ca...
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Food Addiction Support: Website Content Analysis
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A Brief Tool to Assess Image-Based Dietary Records and Guide Nutrition Counselling Among Pregnant Women: An Evaluation
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