Can internet-based therapies help get rid of depression?

Can internet-based therapies help get rid of depression?

Scientists suggest that internet-based therapy platforms can effectively reduce depression. Researchers from Indiana University (IU) in the US reviewed 21 pre-existing studies with a total of 4,781 participants to come to this conclusion. About the study on internet-based therapy to cure depression The researchers found that there are many such websites available on the internet that claims to treat depression. The study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research focused on those applications that provide treatment with cognitive behavioural therapy. Cognitive behavioural therapy is a form of psychotherapy that…

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8 alternative healing therapies that actually work

8 alternative healing therapies that actually work

A practice as old as 100 years, alternative healing has always been around, with its importance even more prominent today. With strips of headache tablets kept in our bags or desks at work, the science of healing without medicine is still slow in its pace of reaching the larger audience. In times like these, alternative healing is a practice that has helped many achieve a stable, physical and mental being. Dr Manju Mehra, former President, Indian Association of Clinical Psychology and Clinical Psychologist at AIIMS, “Forms of alternative healing like…

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New lung cancer find paves way for better therapies

New lung cancer find paves way for better therapies

A team of researchers has successfully inhibited tumour growth in a new subtype of lung cancer. (Getty Images) A team of researchers has successfully inhibited tumour growth in a new subtype of lung cancer. Adenocarcinomas, a non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), account for about 40 percent of cancer diagnoses, but few treatments are available for the disease. The team led by Elena Levantini of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) identified a subtype of human adenocarcinoma. The research could help determine which individuals are at greatest risk of developing lung…

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