Medical research

Drug treatment: There's an app for that too

Addiction treatment providers scrambled at the start of the coronavirus pandemic to find ways to keep people engaged after they shut their physical doors.

Cardiology

Smartwatch app found to accurately detect atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (AFib) was confirmed in nearly 94% of people who were initially identified to have signs of the heart rhythm disorder by a smartwatch application and who followed up with a clinician, in a study presented ...

Cardiology

AI enables personalized treatment of myocarditis

Myocarditis (inflammation of the heart muscle) is usually caused by viruses, e.g., COVID-19. However, it can also be induced by medication, toxic substances or in the context of a rheumatological disease. Clinical assessment ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mobile apps for suicide prevention: What's the evidence?

Mobile applications could provide "an uninterrupted tool for crisis response" for people experiencing suicidal thoughts and behaviors, although more research is needed to establish their effectiveness, concludes a review ...

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