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2529 Articles Matching "mental"

BrainStorm gets FDA okay for stem cell trial in MS patients

Dec 18, 2018 , Reuters
BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics Inc has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to begin a clinical trial of its experimental stem cell treatment in patients with progressive multiple sclerosis....
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Managed-care companies push for privatization amid losses for public mental health authorities

Dec 18, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Michigan's managed-care companies are pushing to speed up the privatization of the state's $2.8 billion Medicaid behavioral health managed-care system, pointing to structural losses reported in November financial...
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Research on Almost 2,000 Brains Brings Insight Into Mental Illness

Dec 16, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Research on Almost 2,000 Brains Brings Insight Into Mental IllnessCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/13/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/14/2018 12:00:00...
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Class Action Lawsuit Filed Over Children Who Were Held In Psychiatric Hospitals After They’d Been Cleared By Doctors For Release

Dec 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
“The effects of holding children (beyond medical necessity) are heartbreaking at an individual level and staggering when multiplied among all the children who have been subjected to the practice,” the lawsuit against the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services claims. Other news on mental health care comes out of Maryland, New York, Iowa and New Hampshire....
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Defects More Common Than Expected in Kids After Zika Exposure

Dec 15, 2018 , RxList
About 1 in 7 babies aged 12 to 18 months who were exposed to Zika virus before birth have significant neurodevelopmental problems, a study published online December 13 in the New England Journal of Medicine...
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Chatbots Supporting Mental Well-Being: Are We Playing A Dangerous Game?

Dec 15, 2018 , Forbes
Mental health is a complex multi-layered issue. Is the use of chatbots as mental health coaches ethical and...
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New Brain Research Sheds Light On Mental Illness

Dec 14, 2018 , WebMD
Researchers looked at specific genes and their regulatory networks to learn more about changes in the brain as it develops, how that varies between individuals, and the causes of certain mental...
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Crosswords and sudoku may not stop mental decline

Dec 14, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - Mental engagement through problem-solving games like crossword puzzles, sudoku and brain teasers may not offset cognitive losses due to age-related dementia, a new study suggests....
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Health Tip: Take Care of Your Mental Health

Dec 13, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Health Tip: Take Care of Your Mental HealthCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/11/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/11/2018 12:00:00...
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Wash. Governor Releases Plan That Would Radically Reshape State’s Much-Criticized Mental Health System

Dec 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The plan for the 2019-21 budget comes after years of court orders and federal inspection findings that highlight the suffering and unlawful treatment of Washington’s mental-health patients at the hands of the state. Mental health news comes out of Illinois, Oregon, California, Massachusetts and Alabama....
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Viewpoints: Lessons On How Needle Exchanges Enhance Public Health; Are Adversities Taking A Toll On Mental Health Of Young Black Americans?

Dec 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
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State Highlights: Mass. Residents Struggle To Get Mental Health Care Even With Insurance; Calif. Mental Health Workers’ Weeklong Strike Kicks Off

Dec 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Massachusetts, California, Ohio, Texas, Iowa, Maryland, Illinois, Virginia, Connecticut and Louisiana....
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14 Predictions About The Future Of AI And VR

Dec 12, 2018 , Forbes
Artificial intelligence and virtual reality technologies have the potential to fundamentally alter both daily living and business operations. Members of Forbes Technology Council speculate on where AI and VR may be going in the near...
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Crosswords and puzzles do not prevent mental decline, study says

Dec 12, 2018 , CNN Health
Tackling a tricky crossword or a challenging Sudoku puzzle will not fend off age-related mental decline, new research has shown....
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What More Could We Do To Prevent Veteran Suicides? Survey Reveals Clues

Dec 12, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Every day, 20 veterans across America die by suicide -- and most of them choose a firearm to do it. New research could guide suicide prevention efforts for veterans and others. The new survey of veterans who receive mental health care through the Veterans Health Administration finds that 93% said t......
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Viewpoints: Expanding Public Charge Policy Would Be Detrimental To Immigrants’ Health; Supreme Court Conservatives’ Impatience On Display With Planned Parenthood Case

Dec 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
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Opioids Exact Another Toll on Newborns: Smaller Heads

Dec 11, 2018 , WebMD
Infants born addicted to opioids had significantly smaller head circumferences, researchers have found, potentially putting them at higher risk for mental health and developmental...
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Kaiser Permanente mental health workers begin five-day strike

Dec 11, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Monday marked the first day of a five-day strike for 4,000 mental health workers at about 100 Kaiser Permanente hospitals and clinics in...
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Weeklong Strike Set To Start For 4,000 Kaiser Permanente Mental Health Professionals In California

Dec 11, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
“This strike is a clear message to Kaiser that its mental health clinicians won’t stand by silently while their patients can’t get the care they need,” union leader Sal Rosselli said in a statement. Kaiser Permanente claims the union is most interested in raising wages that are already among the best in the...
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Study Finds 'Mismatch' of Mental Health Need, Care

Dec 08, 2018 , WebMD
About one-third of people with serious mental health distress –don’t get the care they need, according to a new study. Instead, much of treatment is going to people suffering from little to no psychological...
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