Quit-smoking app greenlighted as Japan’s first digital therapeutic

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“An app to help people stop smoking received government approval Friday, becoming the first prescription digital therapeutic in Japan and heralding an emerging field of treatments developed at lower cost.

The software from Tokyo-based startup CureApp to treat nicotine dependence is also believed to be the world’s first prescribed app for smoking cessation.”

View the whole story here: https://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Technology/Quit-smoking-app-greenlighted-as-Japan-s-first-digital-therapeutic

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