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Tandem use of health care technology, communication provides benefits

October 29, 2019
NEWPORT BEACH, CALIF. — Physicians and patients who communicate by utilizing health care–related technology both benefit, according to a…
In the Journals

More research needed to determine if medicinal cannabinoids improve mental health

October 29, 2019
Current research is lacking to support claims that cannabinoids improve depressive disorders and symptoms, anxiety disorders or ADHD, according to…
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VIDEO: Managing the effects of opioid use for the whole family

October 28, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — At the AAP National Conference & Exhibition, Stephen W. Patrick, MD, MPH, MS, associate professor of pediatrics and health…
In the Journals

People with mental disorders die significantly earlier than general population

October 28, 2019
Individuals with mental disorders have significantly higher mortality rates than the general population, according to results of a Danish…
In the Journals

Borderline personality disorder may increase risk for heart attack

October 28, 2019
Middle-aged adults with borderline personality disorder, or BPD, may be more likely to have a heart attack, according to results published in…
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Parents need to know more about teen vaping — PCPs can help

October 28, 2019
Juul might be one of the greatest marketing successes of the early 21st century, data suggest. “In the short 3-year period [of] 2015 to 2017…
Meeting News

Rate of pediatric suicide higher in areas with more poverty

October 27, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — Counties with higher levels of poverty have higher levels of pediatric and adolescent suicide, according to research presented at…
In the Journals

Self-dissolution from psilocybin, meditation may improve mental health

October 25, 2019
Mindfulness meditation supplemented with psilocybin may produce synergistic effects and potentially counteract symptoms of several mental disorders…

Similar themes from vaping-related injuries emerge as death toll slowly rises

October 25, 2019
The manner through which some patients who are affected by e-cigarette- or vaping-associated lung injury, or EVALI, obtained their vaping devices had…
In the Journals

Evidence remains unclear on whether CBT benefits children with OCD

October 25, 2019
Results of a systematic review and meta-analysis suggest that cognitive behavioral therapy for pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms shows…
In the Journals

Head trauma, TBI important causes of memory loss beyond Alzheimer’s disease

October 24, 2019
Clinicians may be able to distinguish between memory loss caused by traumatic brain injury, or TBI, vs. Alzheimer’s disease by using tailored…
In the Journals

Doctors' expectations of treatment efficacy may alter patient reaction to treatment

October 24, 2019
Health care providers’ expectations for the effectiveness of a treatment may affect clinical interactions and engender a “socially…
FDA News

Oncologist could be next FDA commissioner nominee

October 24, 2019
The Trump administration is expected to announce that Stephen M. Hahn, MD, chief medical executive and professor of radiation oncology at The…
In the Journals

Psychotropic use, psychiatric disorders strongly predict suicide risk

October 23, 2019
Machine-learning methods and data from Denmark’s single-payer health care registry suggested that psychotropic medication use and psychiatric…
In the Journals

Parental income during childhood associated with subsequent schizophrenia risk

October 23, 2019
Children who grow up in low-income conditions have a greater risk for schizophrenia, and upward income mobility was associated with a lower risk for…
FDA News

FDA, FTC issue warning to company for selling illegal CBD products

October 22, 2019
The FDA and the Federal Trade Commission have issued a warning to Rooted Apothecary LLC of Naples, Florida, for illegally selling unapproved products…
In the Journals

Fluoxetine may not treat OCD symptoms in patients with ASD

October 22, 2019
Children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders who exhibit obsessive-compulsive disorder behaviors had significantly lower scores for OCD…
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Suicidal thoughts, attempts rising among black teens

October 22, 2019
Between 1991 and 2017, nearly one in five high school students reported suicidal ideation, and more than one in 10 had a plan for suicide, according…
In the Journals

Patients with comorbid autism and ADHD can safely take ADHD medication

October 22, 2019
Patients with autism spectrum disorder and co-occurring ADHD can safely and effectively take medication for ADHD, according to a study conducted in…
Guidelines

Treat kids early, new migraine guideline says

October 22, 2019
The American Academy of Neurology and the American Headache Society clinical guideline for acute symptomatic treatment of migraines in children and…
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