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FDA Clears First Mobile App for Substance Abuse

A smartphone app designed to help treat substance abuse disorders received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. . . . → Read More: FDA Clears First Mobile App for Substance Abuse

University, Drug Maker Partner on Suicide Genetics

Pharmaceutical company Janssen Research and Development and University of Utah Health in Salt Lake City are studying genetic factors linked to higher suicide risks. . . . → Read More: University, Drug Maker Partner on Suicide Genetics

Trial Underway Testing Alzheimer’s-Schizophrenia Drug

A new clinical trial began in the U.K. in a test of an experimental drug to treat schizophrenia associated with Alzheimer’s disease. . . . → Read More: Trial Underway Testing Alzheimer’s-Schizophrenia Drug

Study Underway of Depression, Bipolar Disorder Genetics

A large-scale study by two companies and a think tank started enrolling participants to learn more about the role of genetics in major depressive and bipolar disorders. . . . → Read More: Study Underway of Depression, Bipolar Disorder Genetics

Biofeedback Device Reduces Panic Attacks in Trial

A medical device that provides people with panic disorder feedback on their abnormal breathing is shown in a clinical trial to reduce panic severity 12 months after treatment. . . . → Read More: Biofeedback Device Reduces Panic Attacks in Trial

Trial Planned to Evaluate CTE Blood Test

A clinical trial is planned of a blood test to detect an indicator of chronic traumatic encephalopathy. or CTE. a neurodegenerative disease associated with collision sports. . . . → Read More: Trial Planned to Evaluate CTE Blood Test

Grant Funds MRI for Mental Illness Understanding

A psychiatric treatment center received what it calls “a major grant” for a research program on the use of MRI scans to better understand complex mental illnesses. . . . → Read More: Grant Funds MRI for Mental Illness Understanding

Stem Cells Banked for Bipolar Disorder Research

Stem cells from people with bipolar disorder are being collected by an academic-industry partnership for scientists worldwide who study the disorder. . . . → Read More: Stem Cells Banked for Bipolar Disorder Research

Commercial Data Yield Genetic Links to Depression

An analysis of data from commercial genetic tests identified 15 regions in the genome and 17 specific variations associated with depression among people of European descent. . . . → Read More: Commercial Data Yield Genetic Links to Depression

FDA Clears Insomnia Relief Device

(Alyssa L. Miller, Flickr)

8 June 2016. A device that helps people with insomnia get to sleep without taking drugs received clearance for marketing in the U.S. from the Food and Drug Administration. The device, developed by the company Cerêve in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, will require a prescription once it’s on the market in the . . . → Read More: FDA Clears Insomnia Relief Device