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Translocator protein levels higher in cannabis users

September 20, 2019
Cannabis users, particularly people with cannabis use disorder, had higher 18-kDa translocator protein levels than non-cannabis users, researchers…
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Opioid, benzodiazepine coprescription slightly declines after boxed warning

September 20, 2019
The FDA boxed warning issued in 2016 highlighting the risks of coprescribing opioids and benzodiazepines was linked to a decrease in the number of…
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Number of depression diagnoses increasing among Finnish youth

September 19, 2019
Researchers reported that more young people in Finland born between 1994-2000 received a depression diagnosis in specialized services than the cohort…
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New technique helps detect autism spectrum disorder

September 19, 2019
Researchers developed a technique for analyzing children’s gazes that may help identify whether they have autism spectrum disorder, according…
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Exercise benefits neuropsychological function in individuals with MCI

September 19, 2019
Participation in an aerobic exercise training or a stretching and toning program was linked to improved performance on memory and executive function…
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Infection-associated immune activation linked to bipolar disorder

September 18, 2019
Increased long-term antibody response to cytomegalovirus and decreased response to Toxoplasma gondii were linked to bipolar disorder, according to…
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Maternal anemia in early pregnancy tied to ASD, ADHD in offspring

September 18, 2019
Maternal anemia in early pregnancy appeared to be linked to greater risk for autism spectrum disorder, ADHD and intellectual disability among…
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Adult support may mitigate violence-related behaviors in urban youth

September 17, 2019
Co-occurrence patterns indicated association clusters of sexual violence, youth violence and bullying perpetration among male youth in urban…
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Keto Mediterranean diet could modulate gut microbiome to reduce Alzheimer’s risk

September 17, 2019
Researchers found that a modified Mediterranean-ketogenic diet can impact the gut microbiome in a way that decreases risk for Alzheimer’s…
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Antipsychotics differ more in their adverse events than in their efficacy

September 17, 2019
Differences in adverse events were more marked than differences in efficacy when comparing 32 different antipsychotics, according to findings from a…
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Gender identity conversion linked to psychological distress, suicide attempts

September 16, 2019
Lifetime and childhood exposure to gender identity conversion efforts were linked to adverse mental health outcomes among transgender adults…
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Prenatal acetaminophen exposure tied to greater ADHD risk in offspring

September 16, 2019
Prenatal exposure to acetaminophen was linked to an increased risk for ADHD in offspring, according to a nationwide study in Taiwan published in…
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Generation Z ‘coming soon to a workforce near you’ – Are you ready?

September 13, 2019
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Workplaces and managers who may or may not have just grown acquainted with — and successfully integrated —…
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Patients with hidradenitis suppurativa at higher risk for long-term opioid use

September 13, 2019
Patients with hidradenitis suppurativa had a 53% increased risk for long-term opioid use compared with a control population, according to researchers…
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Adjusting for age, birth may provide unbiased measure of suicide patterns

September 13, 2019
Adjusting for chronological age and year of birth showed a more rapid increase and a smaller sex difference in the suicide mortality rates for U.S…
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Experimental blood-based biomarker panel may predict PTSD diagnosis

September 13, 2019
Using a novel blood-based biomarker panel, researchers detected warzone-related PTSD in male combat veterans with 81% accuracy and 77%…
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Bispectral EEG may detect delirium, predict mortality in older inpatients

September 12, 2019
Researchers found that bispectral electroencephalography, or EEG, can predict patient outcomes, including mortality, in older hospitalized patients…
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Purdue Pharma tentatively settles opioid lawsuits, others still pending

September 12, 2019
Oxycontin manufacturer Purdue Pharma recently reached a tentative agreement with many of the thousands of plaintiffs involved in a multidistrict…
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MRI technique predicts 5-year dementia risk in cerebral small vessel disease

September 12, 2019
Using diffusion tensor imaging segmentation, an advanced MRI brain scan analysis, researchers were able to assess microstructural brain damage to…
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Add-on nutritional supplements show potential for mental disorders

September 12, 2019
Data from a large meta-review published in World Psychiatry suggested that some nutritional supplements provided efficacious adjunctive treatment…
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