Patient with Severe Depression Successfully Treated with Electrical Brain Implant

Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) on Monday have successfully treated a woman with severe depression using an experimental brain implant that detects and resets negative brain activity. The researchers published the study in the Nature Medicine …

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U.S. Senate Grills Facebook over Instagram’s Mental Health Impact on Children

The US Senate on Thursday has grilled Antigone Davis, Facebook’s global head of safety, on Capitol Hill during a hearing examining the impacts of the company’s products on children. The Senate’s commerce, science, and transportation subcommittee hearing came after the …

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Nike Gives Head Office Staff Week-Long Mental Health Break

Sportswear giant Nike has given its head office employees a week off to support their mental health amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Matt Marrazzo, Nike senior manager of global marketing science, announced in a LinkedIn post that the head office in …

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Australian Government Invests ‘Historic’ $2.3 Billion to Boost Mental Health Services

The Australian government last May 11 announced that it has invested an additional $2.3 billion in the 2021 federal budget to boost mental health services. Of the funds, $298.1 million will go to suicide prevention efforts and $1.4 billion will …

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France to Offer Free Counseling for Children Affected by COVID-19 Pandemic

France will offer free psychological counseling sessions for children and adolescents with mental health difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, President Emmanuel Macron announced on April 14. Macron announced after a meeting with patients and psychologists at the Reims University …

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France to Offer Free Counseling for Children Affected by COVID-19 Pandemic

France will offer free psychological counseling sessions for children and adolescents with mental health difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, President Emmanuel Macron announced on April 14. Macron announced after a meeting with patients and psychologists at the Reims University …

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