Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are studying innovative ways to promote healthy eating, physical activity, and weight loss in young adults using a smartphone app, digital health tools, and daily messaging. We are seeking volunteers to enroll in a 6-month research study that tests a smartphone-delivered weight loss program designed specifically for young adults.
The purpose of this research study is to acquire feedback on the SMILE mHealth app and research procedures before using them in a home-based intervention research study. The home-based intervention study is designed to evaluate the effectiveness of a mindfulness-based intervention on heart rate and psychological measures, such as depression and anxiety, of which COVID may have disproportionately affected individuals who are Black or Latino.
We are doing this study to test a behavioral weight loss program designed specifically for adolescent and young adult cancer survivors. Study participants will use new technology, including a digital smart scale, Fitbit activity tracker, and study iPhone app, along with weekly individual video chat sessions with a health coach for 3 months, to help them lose weight.
The purpose of this study is to find out if and how breathing is associated with brain activity. If we find a relationship between breathing and brain activity, we will do future studies to see how targeted breathing exercises could be used for disorders like panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, and chronic pain.
The purpose of this study is to monitor activities of daily living of participants with Parkinson's disease (PD) by collecting visual and body pose (inertial) data from patients with PD to start building an automated home monitoring system that will enable physical therapists and home caregivers to better diagnose and treat patients.
The purpose of this research is to understand how augmented reality technology can support anyone with programming a robot to perform a task. As robots enter our world, everyday users will need to tell a robot what to do, like an Amazon Alexa or Google Home. With today's robots, this is not possible. That is why we need your help!
The purpose of this study is to evaluate an investigational ultrasound technique called acoustic angiography to improve physicians' ability to assess cancer risk.
In this study, we want to compare stress response and wellness in healthy volunteers and people with psychosis. This study involves questionnaires, measurement of how you process information, and other psychological research tasks.
Do you sit too much at school, at work or at home? Would you like to know how this relates to your heart health? If you are a student at UNC, you may be able to take part in a research study. Compensation provided.
Are you interested in learning about HIV prevention? Are you a Latina? Do you live in NC? We have developed a telenovela intervention for HIV that will be available online. You will need to watch 4 episodes at your preferred time and complete study related measures.
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