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3323 Articles Matching "mental"

Did '13 Reasons Why' lead to a spike in adolescent suicides? Researchers are divided

Jan 19, 2020 , CNN Health
When Netflix debuted "13 Reasons Why" in 2017, some mental health experts argued the show was "dangerous" for its depiction of teen suicide....
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Employer-focused mental health startup Modern Health grabs $31M in Series B funding

Jan 17, 2020 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
The round was led by Founders Fund and John...
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From The State Capitols: Gun Legislation, Surprise Billing, Caregiver Payments, Mental Health Coverage And More

Jan 16, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
News on state-level health laws comes out of Florida, Virginia, Georgia, Oregon, California, Kentucky, Ohio, New Hampshire, Connecticut, North Carolina and...
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Modern Health Raises $31 Million In Fresh Funding From Founders Fund And John Doerr

Jan 16, 2020 , Forbes
With employee burnout costing American companies up to $190 billion every year, corporate leaders are increasingly investing in preventative solutions to protect their employees’ mental...
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Suicide rates sharply higher than average in teens, young adults with diabetes

Jan 15, 2020 , Reuters
Young people with diabetes are at greater risk than peers without the disease of developing mental health problems or attempting suicide as they transition into adulthood, a Canadian study suggests....
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Our Ancestors Were Bedeviled By Air Pollution As Well So Fending Off Negative Health Effects Could Be In Our DNA

Jan 15, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Some scientists argue that dealing with air pollutants like heavy dust even before the advent of manufacturing and cars could have shaped how humans evolved to be immune or susceptible to its negatives health effects. Other environmental health news looks at drinking water, temperatures and injuries, and...
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Proteus parts ways with Otsuka as it pivots toward oncology, infectious disease treatment adherence

Jan 15, 2020 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The pharma company walks away with the full license for Proteus' mental health treatment adherence...
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Veru's experimental drug reduces hot flashes in men in mid-stage study

Jan 14, 2020 , Reuters
Veru Inc said on Monday a higher dose of its experimental drug reduced hot flashes in men with advanced prostate cancer after six weeks of treatment, in a mid-stage study....
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Biogen to buy early-stage potential Alzheimer's, Parkinson's treatment from Pfizer

Jan 14, 2020 , Reuters
Biogen Inc said on Monday it has agreed to buy an early-stage experimental treatment from Pfizer Inc that it aims to test in patients with Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease....
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11 Industries Seeing Fundamental AI-Driven Changes In The Near Future

Jan 14, 2020 , Forbes
The implementation and integration of AI is applicable across a multitude of...
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Psychedelic Events Are Going Mainstream, Where The Much-Maligned Mushroom Industry Focuses On Mental Health

Jan 13, 2020 , Forbes
The PsyTech Summit announces Rick Doblin, Founder and Executive Director of MAPS will be the Keynote Speaker at the inaugural Psychedelic Science, Innovation & Investment Conference in Israel Tel Aviv, Israel....
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Raising Minimum Wage By As Little As One Dollar Might Have Prevented 27,000 Suicides, Researchers Say

Jan 10, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
As part of a growing interest in the link between mental health and the minimum wage, the new study finds that the wage hikes lower the suicide rates more when it is harder to find a job like in 2009. Public health news is on a new CDC flu forecast and a new outbreak, chronic fatigue syndrome, individualized medicine, more recalls of Zantac, 5 risk factors for longevity, rising numbers of electric scooter injuries, as...
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Bristol-Myers confident of approvals linked to higher Celgene investor payout: Bristol executive

Jan 10, 2020 , Reuters
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co is confident it will receive U.S. approvals for all three experimental drugs tied to a potentially higher payout for Celgene shareholders under terms of its acquisition of the U.S. biotech company, Bristol's chief medical officer said....
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Another GA Neighborhood At Risk From Toxic Gas

Jan 10, 2020 , WebMD
A neighborhood west of Atlanta faces cancer risks that rise above what the government considers acceptable for airborne toxins due to ethylene oxide emissions, a study by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division...
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Regeneron's bone disorder drug reduces lesions in mid-stage study

Jan 10, 2020 , Reuters
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Thursday its experimental treatment for a very rare genetic bone disorder showed a nearly 90% reduction in new lesions compared to placebo, in a mid-stage study....
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Prenatal air pollution exposure tied to childhood blood sugar

Jan 10, 2020 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Kids who are exposed to air pollution in the womb may have higher blood sugar levels during childhood than kids without this exposure, according to a study that suggests particle pollution could be an environmental risk factor for diabetes....
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Lifestyle changes may combat a dementia that strikes people in their 40s and 50s

Jan 08, 2020 , CNN Health
A group of dementias which strike between ages 40 and 65 and rob a person's ability to control their impulsese may be slowed by an active physical and mental lifestyle, says a new study....
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Apellis' drug better than Soliris in improving hemoglobin levels in trial

Jan 08, 2020 , Reuters
Apellis Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday its experimental drug for a blood disorder showed greater improvement in patients' hemoglobin levels than market leader Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc's Soliris....
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Cigna: Uniting Medical, Drug And Mental Health Saves $850 Per Enrollee

Jan 07, 2020 , Forbes
Cigna said efforts to combine medical, pharmacy and behavioral benefits saves more than “$850 per customer,” according to the insurer’s internal...
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In Red States, Medicaid Expansion Slowed Physical And Mental Decline

Jan 07, 2020 , Forbes
Southern U.S. states that expanded Medicaid “experienced lower rates of physical and mental health declines," a new analysis shows in Health Affairs...
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