Text Message Outreach Improves HIV Patients' Outcomes (ScientificAmerican)
You’ve got a text message. You open it up. “How are you?” it asks. That seems like an almost throw-away question.
But that simple message once a week, made HIV-positive recipients significantly more likely to take their medicine and remain healthy. The study, conducted in Kenya, was published in The Lancet. [Richard Lester et al., "Effects of a mobile phone short message service on antiretroviral treatment adherence in Kenya (WelTel Kenya1): a randomised trial"]
Complete article at Scientific American : http://bit.ly/duTpXK