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Virtual reality may help cure fear of heights

Jul 21, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A virtual reality program may work at least as well as one-on-one therapy to help people overcome a fear of heights, a UK study suggests....
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Startups Eagerly Dive Into Largely Untapped Marketplace Of Mental-Health Related Technology

Jul 21, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
From robot therapists to virtual reality worlds that help treat addiction, mental and behavioral health technology is booming. In other public health news: immunotherapy, HIV, black lung, genetic testing, sugar, and black infant mortality....
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Cancer Survival Drops With Complementary Therapy: Study

Jul 21, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Cancer Survival Drops With Complementary Therapy: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/19/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/20/2018 12:00:00...
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A trans woman says a pharmacist refused to fill her hormone prescription

Jul 21, 2018 , CNN Health
Hilde Hall says she went straight from her doctor's office in April to a CVS pharmacy in her Phoenix suburb, eager to fill her first hormone therapy prescription....
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Decreasing the Trauma of IV Sticks – for Patients and Nurses

Jul 20, 2018 , American Journal of Nursing
In my clinical days, I was adept at IV sticks. I had a lot of experience from my days in the ER, but especially from working as a chemotherapy nurse, where I had patients with fragile and damaged veins. I learned every trick to coax a vein to appear and which gauge needle would work [...] The post Decreasing the Trauma of IV Sticks – for Patients and Nurses appeared first on Off the...
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VA, IBM Watson Health extend precision cancer partnership

Jul 20, 2018 (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The Department of Veterans Affairs and IBM Watson Health have announced a one-year extension to an ongoing public-private partnership applying the AI company’s technology to genomic data for cancer...
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Roche takes Tecentriq hit on survival data

Jul 20, 2018 , Reuters
Roche's hopes of clinching more of the lung cancer treatment market with its Tecentriq immunotherapy had a major setback on Thursday, when a trial failed to deliver survival data the Swiss drugmaker needs to challenge rival Merck....
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ATI Physical Therapy And University Of St. Augustine For Health Sciences Announce Joint Programs

Jul 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS), the largest graduate-level physical therapy institution in the country, and ATI Physical Therapy, a national leader in rehabilitation services, announced the formation of a multi-faceted collaborative agreement to expand internship opportuniti......
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Teen suicide risk may be lower with intense team-based therapy

Jul 18, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Adolescents who have harmed themselves or tried to commit suicide may be less likely to do it again when they participate in an intense therapy program focused on both individual and family treatment, a U.S. study suggests....
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Evidence to support 'breakthrough' drugs often very limited: study

Jul 18, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - The 46 medicines given approval through 2017 as part of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Breakthrough Therapy program have often been sent to patients without a large double-blind study, direct measurement of benefit, or comparison with a placebo or existing treatment, according to a new analysis by researchers at Yale University and the Yale School of Medicine....
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Physitrack launches enterprise-focused offerings for its digital physical therapy platform

Jul 18, 2018 (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
To expand beyond the small- and mid-size employer market, digital physical therapy, telehealth, and patient engagement platform Physitrack has launched two new enterprise-focused offerings for new or current...
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Are 'breakthrough' drugs as safe as other FDA-approved medicines?

Jul 18, 2018 , CNN Health
New research questions the quality of drugs given the "breakthrough therapy" designation by the US Food and Drug Administration. In late 2012, the FDA created this designation to speed the process for reviewing not-yet-approved experimental medicines intended to treat serious or life-threatening conditions....
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New ALS Therapy In Clinical Trials

Jul 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
About 20,000 people in the United States are living with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. The invariably fatal disease kills the nerve cells that control walking, eating and breathing. Few people survive more than three years after diagnosis. Now, new researc......
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Health Tip: Take Care of Yourself During Radiation Therapy

Jul 17, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Health Tip: Take Care of Yourself During Radiation TherapyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/16/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/16/2018 12:00:00...
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Novel Therapy Delays Muscle Atrophy In Lou Gehrig's Disease Model

Jul 15, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Supplementing a single protein found in the spinal cord could help prevent symptoms of Lou Gehrig's disease, according to a new study out of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Researchers found high levels of the protein -- called mitofusion 2 or Mfn2 -- prevented nerve degeneration......
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Virtual Reality Therapy Edges Out Fear of Heights

Jul 14, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Virtual Reality Therapy Edges Out Fear of HeightsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/12/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/13/2018 12:00:00...
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Study: Immersive VR therapy reduces individuals' fear of heights

Jul 14, 2018 (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
An investigation published yesterday in The Lancet Psychiatry found that automated cognitive intervention delivered via sessions with a consumer-grade virtual reality headset effectively reduced individuals’ fear of heights, and was generally well received by those participating in the...
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Immune-Based Therapy May Help When Melanoma Spreads to Brain

Jul 13, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Immune-Based Therapy May Help When Melanoma Spreads to BrainCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/12/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/12/2018 12:00:00...
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Teens With Concussion May Benefit From Earlier Physical Therapy

Jul 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
For adolescents with symptoms following a concussion, starting physical therapy (PT) earlier - within less than three weeks after the injury - provides outcomes similar to those of later PT, suggests a study in the July issue of The Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy (JNPT). The journal is publi......
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Immune Therapy May Help Melanoma in the Brain

Jul 13, 2018 , WebMD
A therapy that harnesses the body’s immune system to target and destroy cancer cells has been found to help people with melanoma that has spread to the...
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