NIH grant study explores improvisational dance for dementia

July 24, 2017
Researchers from Wake Forest University received a $1.5 million grant from the NIH to conduct a 3-year clinical trial on the effect of…
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Researchers explore the role of psychiatrists in patients’ physical health

July 24, 2017
In a recent CME article in Psychiatric Annals, Geetha Reddy, MD, MPH, and Jeffrey T. Rado, MD, MPH, FAPA, of Northwestern University, discussed the…
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Patients with Alzheimer’s disease experience related comorbidities prior to diagnosis

July 24, 2017
Even before an official diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease, patients had significantly higher — and increasing — rates of…
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Screening may prevent violence in individuals at risk for psychosis

July 24, 2017
Violent ideation and behavior were significant predictors of subsequent violent behavior and psychosis diagnosis among individuals at high risk for…
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AAP urges renewed support for pediatric team-based care

July 24, 2017
Specific investments should be made for pediatric care practices by stakeholders, including infrastructure, education and privacy-secured technology…

Axsome launches phase 2/3 trial of AXS-05 for agitation in Alzheimer’s

July 21, 2017
Axsome Theraputics recently announced the initiation of a phase 2/3 trial assessing efficacy and safety of AXS-05, a combination of dextromethorphan…
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Brain activity differs between boys, girls with depression

July 21, 2017
Recent findings indicated sex-specific differences in brain activity among adolescents with depression. “Men are more liable to suffer from…
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Lancet Commission: 10 key ways to improve dementia prevention

July 20, 2017
A report from the Lancet Commission on Dementia Prevention, Intervention, and Care identifies key issues that physicians should be aware of to…
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Digital SAGE assessment accurate for early dementia

July 20, 2017
Data presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference indicated efficacy of a digital version of the Self-Administered…
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Another study finds no link between PPIs, dementia

July 20, 2017
Researchers report they found “no convincing evidence” of an association between the use of proton pump inhibitors and risk for dementia…
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Study suggests link between antidepressant exposure, autism

July 20, 2017
Autism was more common in children exposed to antidepressants during pregnancy, compared with children not exposed to antidepressants whose mothers…
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Researchers identify gaps in care in patients with autism

July 20, 2017
Although significant strides have been made in helping youths with autism transition to adulthood, there are still areas where research can help…
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Cost sharing a slippery slope in mental health care

July 19, 2017
Higher cost sharing was associated with decreased openings of mental health care records, particularly among individuals with serious mental illness…
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Analysis shows booming Alzheimer’s disease drug development

July 19, 2017
Twenty-seven Alzheimer’s disease drugs in phase 3 clinical trials and eight drugs in phase 2 trials could launch in the next 5 years, according…
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Intervention improves guideline adherence, does not decrease opioid refills

July 19, 2017
A multicomponent primary care-based intervention tripled guideline-concordant opioid monitoring; however, it was not successful in reducing opioid…

FDA hosts public forum on reform for generics regulations, approvals

July 19, 2017
To ensure the intended balance between encouraging innovation in drug development and accelerating the availability of lower cost alternatives to…

APA strongly supports Adams nomination to Surgeon General

July 19, 2017
The APA recently announced strong support for the nomination of Jerome Adams, MD, MPH, as the next U.S. Surgeon General. “Dr. Adams is highly…

CDC awards $12 million toward opioid epidemic

July 18, 2017
The CDC recently awarded more than $12 million in funding for the opioid epidemic to 23 states and Washington, D.C. “The opioid epidemic is a…

AMA: Health care debate ‘by no means over’

July 18, 2017
While a series of announcements by Senate Republicans seem to indicate that for the time being attempts both to replace and repeal the ACA have…
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Study shows no link between Lyme disease and depression

July 18, 2017
Researchers who set out to clarify whether there is an association between Lyme disease and depression found that the prevalence of depressive…
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