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Through the internet and mobile phone SMS technology, and by using the Health Action Process Approach model as a theoretical backdrop, this 8-week theory-based intervention study aimed at ...
Obese older adults will be randomized to participate in either healthy lifestyle intervention or behavioral diet and exercise intervention for one year. This study aims to determine the ef...
The study aim is to pilot test and compare the effectiveness of achieving weight loss between implementation of: 1) the Diabetes Prevention Program Lifestyle Intervention (DPP-LI) and 2) H...
OBJECTIVE: Investigate structural changes in the human gut microbiota and associated changes in metabolic markers in urine, saliva, blood and fecal samples following metformin treatment. ...
Up to 30 parent/child dyads will be recruited to participate in an m-Health intervention (delivered over smartphone, iPad/Tablet, or desktop/laptop) to promote healthy behaviors and health...
This study evaluates an eight-session behavior change health intervention with women's self-help groups (SHGs) aimed to promote healthy maternal and newborn practices among the more socially and econo...
Exercise intervention studies for brain health can be difficult to interpret due to heterogeneity in exercise intensity, exercise duration, and in adherence to the exercise intervention. This study ai...
Although social marketing principles have been successfully employed in school-based interventions to prevent obesity, use in early care and education (ECE) settings has been limited. This paper descr...
Behavioral nudges in the food environment increase healthy choices, but it is unknown if they improve diet and health. The ChooseWell 365 study will determine if an automated, personalized worksite in...
This study aimed to evaluate the effect of a nutritional intervention involving a problem-raising approach and the use of pictorial representations on the promotion of knowledge and practices of healt...
Persons with no known significant health problems who are recruited to participate in research to test a new drug, device, or intervention as controls for a patient group. (from http://clinicalcenter.nih.gov/recruit/volunteers.html, accessed 2/14/2013)
A study in which observations are made before and after an intervention, both in a group that receives the intervention and in a control group that does not.
Healthy People Programs are a set of health objectives to be used by governments, communities, professional organizations, and others to help develop programs to improve health. It builds on initiatives pursued over the past two decades beginning with the 1979 Surgeon General's Report, Healthy People, Healthy People 2000: National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives, and Healthy People 2010. These established national health objectives and served as the basis for the development of state and community plans. These are administered by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP). Similar programs are conducted by other national governments.
A study that uses observations at multiple time points before and after an intervention (the "interruption"), in an attempt to detect whether the intervention has had an effect significantly greater than any underlying trend over time.
Governmental guidelines and objectives pertaining to public food supply and nutrition including recommendations for healthy diet and changes in food habits to ensure healthy diet.