Therapy

NHS patients to access world-leading laser beam surgery to prevent epileptic seizures 

The NHS is to roll out a ‘game-changing’ new laser beam therapy next month to help reduce seizures for patients with epilepsy.  The cutting-edge fibre optic laser therapy, known as Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy (LITT), targets the part...

Headspace launches direct-to-consumer mental health services 

Headspace, the comprehensive mental health platform, has announced it now offers mental health coaching for its direct-to-consumer subscriber base and will bring therapy services to consumers later in 2024.  Beginning this month, US consumers can sign...

Meeting the needs of employee mental health through technology 

Sarah Baldry, VP of People at Wysa, illuminates the transformative potential of placing employee mental well-being in the hands of companies through the integration of HR-supported mental health tools. These tools, offering Cognitive Behavioural Therapy...

Expert reveals five surprising ways VR headsets can improve health 

While VR headsets like the new Apple Vision Pro bring a whole new meaning to the phrase ‘glued to the screen’, these devices can in fact play a role in improving your health and well-being. Online gaming information site Indivisible Game has...

VRx Health launches Xaia on Apple Vision Pro, combining spatial computing and AI for mental health support  

VRx Health, a company working on pioneering medical extended reality, has announced the launch of Xaia (eXtended reality Artificially Intelligent Ally), a first-of-its-kind app combining spatial computing with AI for personalised mental health. Xaia’s...

Laura Widney, Chief Innovation Officer, Soaak Technologies

Laura Widney, Soaak Technologies’ Chief Innovation Officer, developed the PMS Support module driven by her own menstrual struggles and a commitment to women’s health. Extensive research crafted a tailored frequency therapy solution, effectively...

US virtual mental health services market exhibits impressive growth

The United States Virtual Mental Health Services Market – Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, Opportunity, and Forecast, 2018-2028F report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.  The United States Virtual Mental Health...

Legacy software, cyber-risk and the NHS: A therapeutic diagnosis plan

The NHS is a top target for cybercriminals and remains susceptible to attacks. Randeep Gill, Principle Security Strategist at Exabeam, discusses the importance of cyber-resilience and the services’ existing vulnerabilities.  The last few years...

VRx Health launches Xaia on Apple Vision Pro, combining spatial computing and AI for mental health support  

VRx Health, a company working on pioneering medical extended reality, has announced the launch of Xaia (eXtended reality Artificially Intelligent Ally), a first-of-its-kind app combining spatial computing with AI for personalised mental health....

XRHealth releases PTSD therapy packages 

XRHealth, a leading healthcare platform in spatial computing, is releasing a full PTSD package for XR therapy. The offering will include practices in mindfulness, art therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy, exposure therapy and EMDR. Due to the current...

The transformative impact of Generative AI on life sciences 

On average, it takes about seven years to develop a new drug and bring it to market. For ambitious life science businesses, Generative AI’s ability to generate insights and content in a fraction of the time of a human means wiping months, or even...

What technology will make the PM’s ‘Smoke-free’ generation possible and what technology may prevent the objective? 

In October 2023, UK Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, announced the new legislation to create a smoke-free generation.  The legislation will make it an offence to sell tobacco products to anyone born on or after January 1, 2009. In effect, the law will stop...