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Evidence of benefit from interventions to protect from cognitive decline, dementia inconclusive

June 22, 2017

A committee commissioned by the NIH’s National Institute on Aging to recommend future public health and research priorities found that current research does not support educating the public about certain interventions to prevent cognitive decline and dementia, according to a press release

Although the evidence was encouraging, it remains inconclusive that interventions such as cognitive training, BP control for people with hypertension, and increased physical activity would improve public health.

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Suicide risk increases following hospital discharge for injury

June 22, 2017
Adolescents discharged from the hospital after adversity-related injury, including self-inflicted, drug- or alcohol-related, or violent injury, had significantly higher…
Meeting News

Better understanding needed on differentiating, managing different forms of insomnia

June 22, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — Insomnia is a poorly understood medical condition, meaning it is often not diagnosed or appropriately treated, according to a presenter here at the…

Senate health care bill takes slower approach to House bill, expert concerns persist

June 22, 2017
The Senate health care bill, released to the public today, maintains much from the version the House passed May 4, 2017, but presents some key changes such as a slower…
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Public Stigma Toward Mental Illness in Jordan: A Cross-Sectional Survey of Family Members of Individuals With Schizophrenia, Depression, and Anxiety

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, June 2017, Volume 55 Issue 6
Stigma affects family members of individuals with mental illness. A survey of 640 family members of individuals with…
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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services March 2017 CNE Activity

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

Topics include a telehealth program to improve emotional health in individuals with multiple sclerosis, psychotropic…
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VIDEO: Genetic predictors of tardive dyskinesia

May 20, 2017
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