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HIV vaccine candidate induces immune response in early clinical trial: 'An important step forward'

Dec 02, 2022 , CNN Health
An experimental HIV vaccine has been found to induce broadly neutralizing antibodies among a small group of volunteers in a Phase 1 study. The findings suggest that a two-dose regimen of the vaccine, given eight weeks apart, can elicit immune responses against the human immunodeficiency...
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Your (Afro-Textured) Hair Is Beautiful: The Trauma of Texturism

Dec 02, 2022 , WebMD
In our new docu-series “Color by WebMD: WebMD’s Exploration of Race and Mental Health,” we’ll be diving into texturism and its impact on many Black and Latino people. We’ll also look at ways to gain more appreciation for your naturally beautiful coils and...
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As Mental Health Crisis Grows, So Do Health Insurer Behavioral Health Provider Networks

Dec 02, 2022 , Forbes
UnitedHealth Group has expanded its already massive network of behavioral healthcare providers by 25% to 375,000 from about 300,000 in...
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Alzheimer's drug trial shown to slow cognitive decline in long fight against dementia

Dec 01, 2022 , CNBC Health
A trial of an experimental Alzheimer's drug has been hailed as a "new era" in the beleaguered fight to find a cure for dementia....
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'Living in despair and hopelessness': A lack of affordable housing can put people's health at risk

Dec 01, 2022 , CNN Health
Rents soared during the pandemic, exacerbating a shortage of available housing in most U.S. cities. The result will be growing numbers of people stuck in substandard housing, often with environmental hazards that put them at higher risk for asthma, lead poisoning and other medical...
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Experimental drug appears to slow progression of Alzheimer's disease in clinical trial but raises safety concerns

Nov 30, 2022 , CNN Health
The experimental drug lecanemab shows "potential" as an Alzheimer's disease treatment, according to new Phase 3 trial results, but the findings raise some safety concerns because of its association with certain serious adverse...
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Berry Good for You: Some Foods Can Strengthen Your Brain

Nov 29, 2022 , WebMD
New research suggests eating more berries and drinking tea may help slow mental decline as you...
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Cerebral sues former CEO over alleged unpaid loan

Nov 29, 2022 , Mobile Health News
In the suit, the digital mental health company said ousted cofounder Kyle Robertson defaulted on a nearly $50 million loan he took out from Cerebral early this...
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College Students Found Help in Personal Pandemic Stories

Nov 29, 2022 , WebMD
The COVID-19 pandemic was hard on everyone, especially during the early months of the lockdown. But college students had particularly high stress levels, with mental health effects that have remained in some people even 2 years...
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Can ADHD Medications Increase The Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease?

Nov 25, 2022 , Forbes
Despite the fact that there is sufficient evidence that proves ADHD medications can help in reducing the neurodevelopmental condition’s core symptoms, researchers have raised concerns about both stimulants and nonstimulant medications’ cardiovascular...
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Trickle of Covid Relief Funds Helps Fill Gaps in Rural Kids’ Mental Health Services

Nov 24, 2022 , Kaiser Health News
Only a sliver of the funding given to state, local, and tribal governments through the American Rescue Plan Act has been steered to mental health nationwide, but mental health advocates and clinicians hope the money it provides will help address gaps in care for children. In Appalachian Ohio, the funding is helping expand...
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NASA's Artemis I mission makes closest approach to the moon

Nov 23, 2022 , CNN Health
NASA's Orion capsule passed about 80 miles (130 kilometers) above the lunar surface early Monday, a monumental achievement in the mission designed to test the US space agency's ability to one day return astronauts to the moon....
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Morgan Health hires former Walmart executive and more digital health hires

Nov 23, 2022 , Mobile Health News
FundamentalVR adds four women to its executive team, Eleanor Health announces three new hires, and Cue Health appoints two members to its board of directors....
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A Novel Alternative To The Plastic Waste Associated With Pill Bottles

Nov 22, 2022 , Forbes
It is increasingly apparent that recycling is an imperfect solution for plastic waste and that microplastics are an environmental problem. There is a new, more eco-friendly approach for the waste associated with the medicines...
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Laughter Might Actually Be the Best Medicine

Nov 22, 2022 , WebMD
One of the most important benefits of laughing may be its positive effects on mental health and the ability to cope with the multitude of life’s curveballs, especially as we grow older. The challenge is keeping the humor muscle pumped and...
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Drink this type of milk to keep the planet healthy

Nov 20, 2022 , CNN Health
When it comes to which milk is better for the planet — dairy or plant-based — environmentalists will say there's no dispute: Milk made from plants wins every...
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NASA heat shield could land humans on Mars

Nov 19, 2022 , CNN Health
When a large experimental heat shield inflated in space and faced the brutal reentry of Earth's atmosphere last week, the aeroshell survived — and NASA officials have deemed it a "huge...
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SonderMind acquires mental health monitoring, support company Total Brain

Nov 19, 2022 , Mobile Health News
Total Brain's tools include mental health assessments and tracking, screeners for common conditions and self-care...
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Schools Teaching Mindfulness, Meditation to Help Lower Stress

Nov 19, 2022 , WebMD
Meditation and mindfulness programs are now being used in some schools , from elementary through high school, to help children ease their anxiety. Advocates say it’s the remedy for mental health ills; critics say more scientific research is...
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This Wife And Husband Duo Raised $15 Million To Expand Access To Mental Healthcare

Nov 18, 2022 , Forbes
Chrstine Carville and Marc Goldberg have raised a series A round to expand their mental health startup Resilience Lab, which aims to boost the number and diversity of providers in the...
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