Yoga better than crosswords for preventing pre-Alzheimer’s memory loss (The Telegraph):
“Historically and anecdotally, yoga has been thought to be beneficial in ageing well, but this is the scientific demonstration of that benefit…We’re converting historical wisdom into the high level of evidence required for doctors to recommend therapy to their patients. Read the rest of this entry »
Telehealth Sees Success in Therapy (MHealth Intelligence):
“Telehealth-based therapy programs for stroke survivors have helped increase cognitive and language skills and enabled patients to receive therapy five times more often, according to one company. Read the rest of this entry »
Akili Labs recruits for ADHD trial with ambitions of FDA clearance for digital medicine (MedCity News)
“Akili Labs has kicked off open enrollment for a clinical trial of its Project EVO video game platform in a quest to secure for 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its lead indication Read the rest of this entry »
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Panel description: Wellness digital technology products that claim to improve our cognitive and emotional health, Read the rest of this entry »
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— Previous test (QbTest), which required use of two peripheral devices, a small button and a camera.
Qbtech receives FDA clearance for online test that assesses ADHD (MobiHealth News):
“Sweden-based Qbtech has received an FDA 510(k) clearance for an online tool, called QbCheck, that offers clinical decision-making support for diagnosing and treating children with ADHD Read the rest of this entry »
By: Luc P. Beaudoin
Most SharpBrains readers understand the benefits of stress regulation, and also the benefits of sleep. Recommendations for sleep hygiene are well publicized. They include avoiding alcohol and stimulants like caffeine; sticking to regular bed and wake times (even if you don’t get enough sleep); exposing Read the rest of this entry »