Tag archive for ‘Mental health’
Shai Genish On Thursday, May 30th, 2019

Mental Health startup Talkspace raises $50 million

New York-based Talkspace, which provides mental therapy via a subscription-based online platform, has just raised $50 million to help reach more users. Founded by Israeli husband and wife, Oren and Roni Frank More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Depression, anxiety speed up brain aging, Study

Depression and anxiety have been linked to fast brain aging, a new study has found. Although scientists have previously reported that people with depression or anxiety have an increased risk of dementia in later More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

Are you depressed? Your Go-To Instagram Filters Say a lot About You

  The colors and the types of images you use for pictures you post on social media are indicative of what mood you’re in, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of Vermont and Harvard More...

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Albert Hecht On Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Smoking Cannabis may HELP treat alcohol/drug addiction and mental health disorders

Despite marijuana being considered as a ‘doorway drug’ to more addictive and harder stuff, scientists at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada think that the contrary is true. Their extensive review More...

Niall McCarthy On Thursday, September 8th, 2016

Which Countries Have The Most Psychiatrists Per Capita?

    Monaco is renowned as a sun-soaked playground for the world’s super-rich but data from the World Health Organization reveals that the tiny nation is also a principality of psychiatry. Perhaps More...

News On Thursday, February 25th, 2016

Making mental health treatment more effective for patients and more profitable for providers

Meet “Amanda.” Her life is largely limited to lying on the couch in front of her television and wishing the pain would go away. This is certainly not the life that she imagined. And even though she feels More...

News Brief On Sunday, December 27th, 2015

Let’s hear it for the silent treatment: Ruby Wax puts mind over chatter in the pursuit of mindfulness

After my last bout of depression seven years ago, I promised myself I would somehow lasso my wild animal and take action. I plunged into research, scouring science journals and papers. Here’s what I found: More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, November 26th, 2015

Mental health risk for new dads

  Researchers have found anxiety around the arrival of a new baby is just as common as postnatal depression, and the risks for men are nearly as high as for women. Mental health researcher Dr Liana More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Suicide risk factors for U.S. Army soldiers identified

A new analysis of U.S. Army data details rates of suicide attempts during the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and researchers have identified risk factors for suicide attempts by enlisted soldiers and officers, More...

Kurt Tucholsky On Friday, June 5th, 2015

Facebook’s Ex-CFO Ebersman Launches Health Tech Start-Up

  David Ebersman, Facebook’s longtime executive who stepped down as company’s CFO last year, has launched a new start-up aiming to help people with mental health issues. Ebersman had joined Facebook More...

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