Text Message Reminders Could Help Patients Finish Malaria Treatment, Study Shows

News outlets report on a study published in PLOS ONE that examined how text message reminders could help patients finish malaria medications.

FOX News: Simple text message reminders may help fight malaria
“Text message reminders to take malaria medication may help fight the disease, found a new study published in PLOS ONE…” (10/28).

Science World Report: Could Text Messaging Help Stop Malaria?
“Texting may actually help combat malaria, according to recent findings published in the journal PLOS ONE. … Researchers at the Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), a non-profit organization and Harvard University, reported that one of the major issues with combating malaria is getting patients to finish their medications — otherwise known as artemisinin-based combination therapies…” (Lees, 10/29).

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