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A Silicon Valley startup that pioneered a new way to fight diabetes is tackling depression after its CEO noticed a disturbing trend

Omada Health told Business Insider it's expanding beyond treating diseases like diabetes and high cholesterol, and is now tackling depression and anxiety.

A new company just launched that can detect depression based on the sound of your voice — here’s how it works

Behavioral health-tech startup Cogito has spun out a new company focused on detecting mental illnesses like depression based on the sound of your voice.
Pete Davidson.

Pete Davidson speaks out about online critics: ‘No matter how hard the internet or anyone tries to make me kill myself, I won’t’

On Monday, Pete Davidson posted a statement on Instagram addressing online critics. Davidson said he's been "online bullied and in public" for nine months.

A ‘party drug’ with potential to be the next blockbuster antidepressant is edging closer to the mainstream, but it could set you back $9,0...

Once dismissed as a "party drug," ketamine is emerging as a potential alternative treatment for depression.
Amanda Bynes at the premiere of "She's the Man" in 2006.

Amanda Bynes ‘went into a deep depression’ because she disliked how she looked as a boy in ‘She’s the Man’

In the 2006 movie, the actress plays a teenage girl impersonating her twin brother.
Todd LaTourrette.

‘Better Call Saul’ actor Todd LaTourrette says he cut off his own arm and lied about being a veteran

Todd LaTourrette, who has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, was not taking his medication and was in a "psychotic episode" at the time.
23andMe Co-Founder and CEO Anne Wojcicki

The CEO of Silicon Valley DNA testing startup 23andMe shares the health product she hopes to sell next

23andMe CEO and founder Anne Wojcicki shared this week that she hoped the company would "bring back" a test designed to help you choose a specific kind of medication based on your DNA. "When we bring it back, we have a complete product," she said.

Most rehabs don’t offer a science-backed treatment for drug addiction. A new initiative aims to change that.

There's a science-backed treatment for drug addiction that works, researchers say, but it's nearly impossible to get. A new program focused on residential treatment centers looks at whether providers meet a commonly-used rubric for grading addiction treatment.

A team of Johns Hopkins researchers is calling for magic mushrooms to be made legally available as medicine

A group of scientists from Johns Hopkins University recently published an article in which they concluded that psilocybin, the active component of the psychedelic drug magic mushrooms, has a low risk of harm and should be legally available as medicine.

Therapy in a pill: Breaking down the science behind the strange, surreal world of Netflix’s “Maniac”

Netflix's "Maniac" portrays a experimental pharmaceutical trial that tests whether a course of three pills can replace cognitive-behavioral therapy. Here's how the science in the show stacks up to clinical research today.