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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.

Chatbot ‘Gene' to help with hereditary cancer

Chatbot ‘Gene' to help with hereditary cancer

Myriad Genetics, Inc. announced a new collaboration with OptraHEALTH to implement a cognitive chatbot named Gene to provide genetic and financial assistance information to prospective patients.

Brainlab acquires surgery game start up Level Ex

Brainlab acquires surgery game start up Level Ex

Brainlab announced the acquisition of Level Ex, a company that creates medical video games designed to advance the clinical skills of physicians and surgeons.

Virtual reality takes the 'work' out of workouts

Virtual reality takes the 'work' out of workouts

If you want to exercise harder, enjoy it more and feel it less, pull on a VR headset and plug in some upbeat tunes.

Gamifiction: FDA clears first game-based digital therapeutic

Gamifiction: FDA clears first game-based digital therapeutic

Akili announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted clearance for EndeavorRxTM (AKL-T01) as a prescription treatment for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Game helps neuroscientists understand second language learners

Game helps neuroscientists understand second language learners

Researchers found that a game could help scientists understand how second language learners learn a new language, and could even help them learn it faster.

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