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Digital Therapeutics

Mobile Health Application Reduces Depression Symptoms by 42%

June 6, 2017 - Researchers from Mount Sinai Hospital found that the use of a mobile health application helped patients reduce symptoms associated with major depressive disorder (MDD) by 42 percent. Over a six-week clinical trial, the research team provided MDD patients with an app that utilized Emotional Faces Memory Task (EFMT) technology. EFMT is a cognitive-emotional treatment that is delivered via an...


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Digital Health With A Heart: mHealth Tech Looks to Measure Feelings

by Eric Wicklund

mHealth sensors may soon give whole new meaning to wearing your heart on your sleeve. New technology platforms are moving beyond simple biometric data collection to measure emotions, giving healthcare providers a window into a patient’s...

Is Digital Therapeutics the Next Big Thing in mHealth?

by Eric Wicklund

A relatively new mHealth platform known as digital therapeutics is poised to take healthcare by storm. Also commonly known as software-as-a-drug, the industry currently consists of a few dozen startups and about $500 million in business, but...

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