Source: The authors / Adobe Stock Copyright: The authors/onephoto License: Licensed by JMIR Publications A digital, AI-driven lifestyle coaching program shows significant blood pressure reduction and high patient engagement, according to a new study (Toronto, May 28, 2024) A new study in JMIR Cardio, published by JMIR Publications, shows that a fully digital, artificial intelligence (AI)–driven lifestyle coaching program can effectively reduce blood pressure (BP) in adults with hypertension. This AI-based program leverages data from wearable activity trackers and BP monitors as well as a mobile app questionnaire to tailor lifestyle guidance. The research team, led by Jared Leitner of the University of California, San Diego, usedRead More →

Source: Image created by JMIR Publications/Authors Copyright: JMIR Publications License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) Study reveals VR’s potential in revolutionizing depression treatment, offering hope to millions worldwide.   (Toronto, May 6, 2024) A new study published in JMIR Mental Health sheds light on the promising role of virtual reality (VR) in treating major depressive disorder (MDD). Titled “Examining the Efficacy of Extended Reality–Enhanced Behavioral Activation for Adults With Major Depressive Disorder: Randomized Controlled Trial,” the research, led by Dr Margot Paul and team from Stanford University, unveiled the efficacy of extended reality (XR)–enhanced behavioral activation (XR-BA) in easing symptoms of depression. MDD affects millions worldwide,Read More →