Jinia Shembekar's scientific contributions

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In the original version of the published Article, there was an error in the caption to Table 1 which stated “None of the differences are statistically significant (χ2, two-sided, p > 0.05)”. This has been changed to “The 18–24 year old are over-represented in the all user treatment population, while the 50–64 year old are underrepresented in both t...
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Online advertising: healthier ads promote healthier living People who see specific health-promoting messages after searching online for weight-related terms are more likely to subsequently search for information on weight loss interventions. A team led by Elad Yom-Tov from Microsoft Research Israel in Herzeliya conducted a randomized trial involvin...

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... This development has enabled new forms of health communication that are more direct and engaging for users. Social media-based messaging has also led to unprecedented opportunities for optimizing and effectively delivering information to the masses via computationally heavy approaches such as A/B-testing, recommender systems, and targeting receiver characteristics or social network positions [5][6][7][8][9][10]. Social media can diffuse messages widely across the globe and deeply into interpersonal networks [11,12]. ...
... This exemplified the fact that physicians may encounter barriers due to public opinion, which may be in part shaped by critical media publications such as this production. It reinforced the importance of health advertising in public health, as seen in other campaigns [29]. Interestingly, non-statin lipid-lowering therapy remained steady in the same period, suggesting that compromise and a shift to alternative forms of therapy may be an effective mechanism to address patient concerns, at least temporarily. ...