A report from Duke University found that weight loss apps weren’t much more effective than other methods.

More via Kaiser Health News:  “Although mHealth solutions offer broad dissemination and scalability, the CITY results sound a cautionary note concerning intervention delivery by mobile applications. Effective intervention may require the efficiency of mobile technology, the social support and human interaction of personal coaching, and an adaptive approach to intervention design.

And a direct link to the study.

Read more about recent findings on mHealth app use in our Industry Watch section.

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