Research findings show that Facebook advertising is a feasible recruiting tool for online health communities and, from additional industry and academic research partnership insights, may be leveraged to help future researchers more effectively engage patients to participate in online communities or interventions, ultimately enhancing health outcomes.
It was found that a large majority of lung cancer patients surveyed reported experiencing scanxiety, with no significant differences in differing type of lung cancer, time since diagnosis, current stage, or scan frequency.
Findings from the study show that patients who are comfortable discussing all aspects of their situation with their healthcare professional report little to no treatment regret compared to all other respondents; supporting a correlation between treatment regret and relationship with healthcare professionals.
The results of the study displayed that of the respondents with bladder cancer who underwent surgery (n=312), 24% experienced sexual side effects and discussions regarding potential side effects on sex with an HCP occurred more frequently with male patients compared to female patients (n=309).
The findings of this study suggest that although complementary and integrative medicine (CIM) + conventional medicine (CM) was associated with a reduction in the number of migraine attacks per month, CIM alone was associated with the greatest reduction.
Partnering with University of Colorado, this abstract was published at the Society of Behavioral Medicine Conference 2019 showcasing data from Health Union’s Migraine In America 2015 survey.
Partnering with University of Chung-Ang and University of Colorado, this abstract showcases data from Health Union’s Migraine In America 2015 survey.
The survey results found that participants had few negative perceptions of relationships with romantic partners/children/close friends, but described the impact of fatigue and limited mobility as feelings of being not well understood by others, burdensome and isolated.
This abstract was published at the NCCN 2019 Annual Meeting, showcasing data from Health Union’s Impact of Cancer survey.
Health Union, LLC has been accepted for an oral presentation at the 2018 Annual Meeting & Expo of the American Public Health Association (APHA) in San Diego. The presentation, based on the abstract titled “Perceived treatment satisfaction and effectiveness facilitators among patients with chronic health conditions: A self-reported survey,” will occur at 3 p.m. on Nov. 12.