Source: Kognito Copyright: Kognito URL: License: Licensed by the authors Brief interactive online mental health training can help teachers better respond to their pupils’ mental health difficulties, according to a new study. Researchers led by Dr Emma Soneson at the University of Oxford’s Department of Psychiatry questioned dozens of primary school teachers and teaching assistants to explore the potential value of a 1-hour training program they trialed. It comes at a time of increasing emphasis on schools’ role in supporting pupils’ mental health, as growing numbers of children and young people report issues with their well-being. The teaching staff from 6 different primary schoolsRead More →

Source: Copyright: Freepik URL:… License: Licensed by JMIR PITTSBURGH, April 4, 2024 – Coupling a smartphone app with a real-life health coach appears to be key to helping patients adhere to presurgical preparation and postsurgical recovery guidance and improving surgical outcomes, according to new findings led by UPMC and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine physician-scientists. The research, published today in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, found that patients who used the digital health platform—named Pip Care—had to stay in the hospital for nearly a day less than their counterparts who did not use the app, and they cut in half theirRead More →