First Anti-Addiction App Approved In The US
Pear Therapeutics' reSET mobile application to treat substance addictions in combination with outpatient therapy programs has been approved by US FDA. The agency approved the software after a multi-site clinical trial showed patients were significantly more successful remaining abstinent after using the app.
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