depression

Depression risk detected by measuring heart rate changes

Depression risk detected by measuring heart rate changes

For the first time doctors have shown that measuring changes in 24-hour heart rate can reliably indicate whether or not someone is depressed.

Gamification: Intervention app may improve mental health

Gamification: Intervention app may improve mental health

A new randomized control trial has found that turning mobile mental health intervention into a smartphone game can potentially improve well-being.

Don't forget to clean robotic support pets

Don't forget to clean robotic support pets

Research from the University of Plymouth suggests that robot pets could pose an infection risk if passed between staff and service users without cleaning.

Network medicine makes drug repurposing effective

Network medicine makes drug repurposing effective

Artificial intelligence can increase the effectiveness of drug repositioning or repurposing research.

3D printed rubbery brain implants

3D printed rubbery brain implants

Engineers are working on developing soft, flexible neural implants that can gently conform to the brain’s contours and monitor activity over longer periods.

AI may alter how doctors treat depression

AI may alter how doctors treat depression

Artificial intelligence may soon play a critical role in choosing which depression therapy is best for patients.