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FDA approves Verily’s Study Watch to monitor cardiovascular conditions

Verily Life Sciences has received a new clearance from the Food and Drug Administration allowing the use of its Study Watch to monitor patients with cardiovascular conditions. The federal agency provided a 510(k) clearance for the Study Watch with Irregular Pulse Monitor, enabling the device to be used with patients older than age 22 who… Read More »

Slight hearing loss linked to cognitive decline in new study

Studies in recent years have shown that cognitive impairment and hearing loss are strongly linked. But for the first time, a new study found that cognition may be impacted even when hearing loss is slight.  Untreated hearing loss in older adults shouldbe taken as seriously as hearing loss inchildren, Golub said. Typically, adults who can’t hear sounds… Read More »

Facebook Falls Short for College Kids Battling Depression, Study Finds

SUNDAY, Jan. 19, 2020 — Turning to Facebook for help is probably the wrong move for depressed college students, new research shows. In a small study of 33 students who posted on Facebook about feelings of depression, not one was advised to reach out to a mental health professional for help. Rather, friends sent supportive… Read More »