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Device restores hand function for some with spinal injury

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In a study, people with paralysis saw arm strength and function improve via electrical stimulation to the injured area.

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Ribbon-cutting marks new era for behavioral healthcare

UW Medicine's Center for Behavioral Health and Learning addresses the state’s need for increased hospital care and workforce training.

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Caring letters show mixed results for veterans in crisis

Supportive messages sent to Veterans Crisis Line callers increased mental health care use, but did not lower suicide attempts.

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Las cartas cariñosas de apoyo obtienen resultados desiguales para los veteranos en crisis.

Los mensajes de apoyo enviados a los veteranos que llamaron a la línea de crisis aumentaron el uso de la atención de salud mental, pero no redujeron los intentos de suicidio.

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New $12.6M grant to help unravel hallucinations

Researchers in psychiatry and biomedical informatics create a predictive AI tool to get people appropriately into care.

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AI inconsistently assesses cardiac risk from chest pain

Compared with standard assessment tools, ChatGPT-4 was unreliable in interpreting risk from simulated patient data.

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