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Digital gaming and health

Guest Editors:
Niko Männikkö, PhD, Oulu University of Applied Sciences, Finland
Umair Rehman, PhD, MASc, Western University, Canada

Submission Status: Open until 23 September 2024

The role of digital health in supporting people with dementia

Guest Editors:
Sayeh Bayat, PhD, University of Calgary, Canada
Alexandra König, PhD, University Côte d’Azur, France

Submission Status: Open until 6 September 2024

Big data in digital healthcare

Guest Editors:
Andrew D. Boyd, MD, University of Illinois Chicago, United States
Mariusz Duplaga, MD, PhD, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Poland

Submission Status: Open until 26 July 2024

The metaverse and its applications in healthcare

Guest Editors:
Giacinto Barresi: Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Italy
Carlo Massaroni: Università Campus Bio-Medico di Roma, Italy

Submission Status: Open until 12 July 2024

Digital health data privacy, security and trust

Guest Editors:
Nariman Ammar: Illinois State University, USA
Le Sun: Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology, China

Submission Status: Open until 28 June 2024

Digital therapeutics

Guest Editors:
Haleh Ayatollahi: Iran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Agata Blasiak: National University of Singapore, Singapore
Tejal Lathia: The Hormone and Bone Centre Navi Mumbai, India

Submission Status: Open until 5 June 2024

Digital technology and the future of mental health treatment

Guest Editors:
Anna PriceUniversity of Exeter Medical School, United Kingdom
Alastair van Heerden: Human Sciences Research Council & University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Submission Status: Open until 20 May 2024

Health promotion in the era of social media and digital communication

Guest Editors:
Lorien C. Abroms: George Washington University, USA
William Douglas Evans: George Washington University, USA
Zhe He: Florida State University, USA

Submission Status: Open until 10 July 2024

The person-centric approach to digital healthcare

Guest Editors:
Elia Gabarron: Østfold University College, Norway
Octavio Rivera Romero: Universidad de Sevilla, Spain

Submission Status: Open until 15 March 2024

Translational research on assistive technology for persons with disabilities

Guest Editors:
Ahmed Morsy: Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Egypt
Aliaa Rehan Youssef: Faculties of Engineering and Physical Therapy, Cairo University, Egypt

Submission Status: Open until 29 February 2024


Virtual reality in healthcare

Guest Editor:
Philippe J. Giabbanelli: Miami University, USA


Guest Editors:
Bassey Ebenso: University of Leeds, UK
Hao Xue: Stanford University, USA

The Impact of IoT on digital health

Guest Editors:
José Alberto Benítez-Andrades: University of León, Spain
Alessia Paglialonga: National Research Council of Italy (CNR), Italy

Wearable biosensors

Guest Editor:
Alison Cuff: BioMed Central, Germany

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