Mental Health

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...

Leading healthcare organisations unite to improve women’s health equity

Over 40 leading organisations, including Ferring, UCB, Roche, GE Healthcare, SAP, Salesforce, Tech Mahindra and Microsoft, have signed an open letter urging improved gender equity in global healthcare. The letter, which was shared at the World Economic...

Calm brings mental health tools to professionals with LinkedIn Premium 

Calm and LinkedIn have launched a new partnership to support professionals on their mental health journey.  Self-care can be challenging for professionals, which is why we’ve teamed up with LinkedIn Premium to provide curated experiences focusing...

Warner Music Group announces partnership with MedTech company to trial ‘musical medicine’  

Warner Music Group, (WMG) the global music entertainment company, has announced a partnership with MediMusic, the British health tech start-up, to help trial ‘music as medicine’ to relieve pain, anxiety and stress.   Through the...

How can we address the unmet needs within our mental health systems? 

Dr Nicky Main, the UK and Europe Adult Clinical Lead for a leading provider of AI-powered mental health support, Wysa, explores strategies to address the unmet demand for mental health services. As a British Psychological Society member, Dr Main believes...

Andromeda Robotics unveils AI-powered companion robot for elderly care 

Australian-based robotics and AI startup Andromeda Robotics announced it is undertaking initial trials with aged care provider Allity (part of the Bolton Clarke Group).  The trials involve Andromeda’s prototype humanoid companion robot that has...

Mercy launches AI-driven texting programme to prevent chemo-related hospitalisations 

Chemotherapy is a lifesaving treatment for many cancer patients, but the side effects can lead to hospitalisations. Named The Chen Chemotherapy Model after lead data scientist Jiajing Chen, the new AI-driven texting platform is proving valuable at keeping...

M42 announces new clinical LLM to transform the future of AI in healthcare 

M42, a global tech-enabled healthcare network, has unveiled an advancement in healthcare technology with the launch of Med42, a new open-access Clinical Large Language Model (LLM). The 70 billion parameter, generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) model is...

New science-backed health score launched to support employee wellbeing 

The Health and Wellbeing Quotient, (HAWQ) has launched a personalised corporate wellbeing offering, proven to boost employee wellbeing, the HAWQ Score. When scores are shared 1-2-1 and group workshops on topics such as sleep, nutrition and personalised...

Editor’s Question: Should we consider self-diagnoses’ through commoditised technology a power or a failure?

Everyone has done it. A quick search on a headache spirals into Dr Google informing us we are not long for this world or an influencer informing us that we must have a serious mental health condition due to our sleeping habits. With so much pressure on...

Strivr expands VR content library with mental health & well-being experiences

Strivr, a platform for enterprise-scale Virtual Reality (VR) solutions, has announced the evolution of its offering to accelerate content and solution capabilities using Generative AI (GenAI) for enhanced storyline development, animation and asset creation,...