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Mental Health VR Companies Merge, Raise $13M

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Two developers of virtual reality therapy technology for mental health disorders are combining their operations, and raising $13 million in venture funds. . . . → Read More: Mental Health VR Companies Merge, Raise $13M

Infographic – U.S. Majorities Support Clinical Trials

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A solid majority of Americans adults consider it very important to conduct clinical trials, even if it takes longer to develop new treatments for disease. . . . → Read More: Infographic – U.S. Majorities Support Clinical Trials

Trial Begins Testing Digital Therapy for Anxiety with Lung Disease

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A clinical trial is underway testing a mobile app designed to help people with a serious lung disorder manage anxiety that often accompanies the disease. . . . → Read More: Trial Begins Testing Digital Therapy for Anxiety with Lung Disease

Mental Health Therapy, Tech Network Gains Early Funds

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A company building a therapy and technology network for improving access to mental health providers is raising $15 million in its first venture round. . . . → Read More: Mental Health Therapy, Tech Network Gains Early Funds

FDA Clearance Requested for Behavioral Diabetes Therapy

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A digital health company is asking for FDA authorization to market a mobile app that helps treat type 2 diabetes with cognitive behavioral therapy. . . . → Read More: FDA Clearance Requested for Behavioral Diabetes Therapy

Infographic – Cyberattacks Rated Top Global Threat

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Large majorities of Americans now consider cyberattacks and disinformation online as their main worldwide threats, according to a recent poll. . . . → Read More: Infographic – Cyberattacks Rated Top Global Threat

Mobile Therapy Shown to Cut Opioid Hospital Care

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An analysis of insurance claims shows patients using a mobile therapy app for opioid addiction use fewer hospital services than similar individuals without the app. . . . → Read More: Mobile Therapy Shown to Cut Opioid Hospital Care

Addiction Therapy, VR Companies Partner on Veteran PTSD

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A developer of addiction therapies and virtual reality software company are collaborating on help for veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. . . . → Read More: Addiction Therapy, VR Companies Partner on Veteran PTSD

Virtual Reality Studied for Chronic Cancer Pain

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A software company is partnering with a psychologist to explore virtual reality working with mindfulness for relieving pain in cancer patients. . . . → Read More: Virtual Reality Studied for Chronic Cancer Pain

Digital Biofeedback Device Shown to Reduce PTSD

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Results from a clinical trial show an electronic device reporting carbon dioxide content in breath helps people with PTSD reduce symptoms of the disorder. . . . → Read More: Digital Biofeedback Device Shown to Reduce PTSD