SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- World Health Day, which is celebrated every year on April
Frost & Sullivan has been researching how digital health applications can help to overcome depression. Most chronic diseases lead to mental health issues or vice versa. Studies report that more than 30% of patients suffering from colorectal cancer or coronary heart disease are prone to depression. Inversely, depressed patients are at a 1.6 times higher risk to develop diabetes or heart disease in their lifetime. While we continue to focus only on the physical manifestations, we cannot pay enough attention to the actual silent killer: depression.
Frost & Sullivan will host a Twitter chat on how digital technologies, such as wearables, artificial intelligence and virtual reality can help to combat depression:
Hashtag: #FrostTalkTwitter Account: @Frost_Sullivan Date: Friday, April 7, 2017Time: 12:00 PM ET - 1:00 PM ETModerator: Reenita Das, Senior Vice President of Transformational Health
Special Guest: Siddharth Shah, Research Analyst of the Visionary Healthcare Program @Sid_Healthcare
Twitter Chat questions that will be discussed:
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