Move Over, Freud? Israeli Startup Says It Can Detect Depression By Analyzing Your Voice
Israeli predictive speech analytics firm VoiceSense says its software can detect for any correlation between speech patterns and depression and other mental illnesses, including schizophrenia
March 25, 2018
This Will Blow Your Mind: Brainsway’s Magnetic Pulses Helmet Relieves Depression, Obesity
The Brainsway Magnetic Pulses Helmet is gaining momentum in the world of psychiatry, potentially treating a range of conditions, including obesity and epilepsy.
March 08, 2015
Turn That Frown Upside-down: Weizmann Researchers Make Major Breakthrough In Depression Detection and Treatment
Depression and chronic stress are conditions that affect nearly 10 percent of the global population, and until now, most conventional treatments have proven ineffective. Researchers from the Weizmann Institute have discovered how and why depression develops, and believe that new and simpler ways to treat and detect depression may be fruits of their labor.
July 01, 2014
Researchers Shed Light On Depression By Curing Depressed, Stressed-Out Mice
This fact surprised us too, but according to the World Health Organization, depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide. While previous studies focused on the brain's neurons to find treatments, a recent Israeli study showed that the answer might lie in other brain cells.
February 10, 2014
Study: People Who Treat Alzheimer’s Patients Should Have Creative Hobbies
Studies show that many people who serve as caretakers for family members suffering from Alzheimer's disease are prone to depression. A new Israeli study has found that the cure for such depression could come in the form of practicing art.
January 26, 2014
‘Teva’ Launches Generic Drug Against Depression
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries launched its generic version of Forest Laboratories’ Lexapro, for the treatment of depression and generalized anxiety disorder. Teva will enjoy six months of marketing exclusivity, as it was the first company to file an Abbreviated New Drug Application with the FDA. Lexapro has been a major revenue generator for Forest Labs with the […]
March 15, 2012
How Depression Affects Your Relationship
A new study in Israel shows that when women are depressed and their sensitivities are dulled, their partners also become less empathic. When women are depressed, the relationship suffers more.
May 18, 2011