"Workers in developed and developing nations participated, mostly in Asia but including Europe, North and South America, and Africa. Ganesan said that suggests similar programs could have benefits in countries with poor access to preventive health care.
“Getting people to be physically active and change their behavior is hugely challenging” worldwide, Ganesan said. He said the results show that using technology in a clever way has broad appeal and might be able to help fight the world’s No. 1 killer: Heart disease causes 18 million deaths globally each year."