Mobile phone text messaging might be a helpful tool to improve blood pressure and weight management and thus help reduce the burden of heart diseases.

Sheikh Mohammed Shariful Islam, Andrew J Farmer, Kirsten Bobrow, Ralph Maddison, Robyn Whittaker, Leila Anne Pfaeffli Dale, Andreas Lechner, Scott Lear, Zubin Eapen, Louis Wilhelmus Niessen, Karla Santo, Sandrine Stepien, Julie Redfern, Anthony Rodgers, Clara K Chow


This systematic review and individual data meta-analysis used data from different trials to show the beneficial effects of mobile phone text messaging on cardiovascular diseases