In the Journals

Bulimia nervosa associated with increased risk for cardiovascular diseases among women

October 16, 2019
Findings of a 12-year study from Canada suggest a link between bulimia nervosa and the risk for any cardiovascular disease, as well as death, among…
In the Journals

Angiotensin receptor blockers may increase risk for suicide

October 16, 2019
Patients treated with angiotensin receptor blockers had an increased risk for suicide compared with those treated with ACE inhibitors, according to a…
Residency to Retirement Resource Center

An advisor can help take the emotion out of investing

October 15, 2019
This is the first of a three-part series on how a physician will get investment advice during his or her lifetime.
In the Journals

Auditory cortex organization may predict propensity for hallucinations, schizophrenia

October 15, 2019
Findings published in npj Schizophrenia have shed light on the brain mechanisms associated with auditory hallucinations among patients with…
In the Journals

Certain antidepressants linked to increased hip fracture risk for patients on hemodialysis

October 15, 2019
Researchers of a published study found both short- and long-term use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors was associated with increased risk…
In the Journals

Nonpharmacological dementia interventions may be more effective in reducing aggression, agitation

October 15, 2019
Nonpharmacologic interventions, including massage and touch therapy, may be more effective than pharmacologic methods in reducing aggression and…
In the Journals

Deep brain stimulation may improve treatment-resistant depression symptoms

October 15, 2019
Deep brain stimulation of the subcallosal cingulate white matter provided antidepressant effects in most patients with treatment-resistant…
In the Journals

Study further suggests link between bipolar disorder, risk for Parkinson’s disease

October 14, 2019
Patients with bipolar disorder appeared significantly more likely to develop Parkinson’s disease than the general population, according to…
In the Journals

Longer sleep duration may cause cognitive decline in Hispanic, Latino adults

October 14, 2019
Among Hispanic and Latino individuals in the United States, long sleep duration was associated with a decline in neurocognitive performance and…
Feature

Marijuana use during pregnancy: What clinicians need to know

October 14, 2019
CDC data show that 16.2% of pregnant women aged 18 to 44 years reported using marijuana nearly every day. These findings recently prompted U.S…
FDA News

Reyvow approved for acute migraine treatment

October 11, 2019
The FDA announced it approved Reyvow for the treatment of adults with acute migraine with or without aura. According to a press release from the…
In the Journals

More than one-third of children experience maltreatment globally

October 11, 2019
Approximately one-third of children globally may be affected by childhood maltreatment, and these children are at double the risk for a mental…
In the Journals

Chair-based yoga and exercise may improve quality of life in patients with dementia

October 11, 2019
For older adults with dementia, three nonpharmacological interventions — chair yoga, music intervention and chair-based exercise — were…
In the Journals

One in six American children has a developmental disability

October 11, 2019
Between 2009 and 2017, approximately one in six children aged 3 to 17 years in the United States had a diagnosed developmental disability, according…
Feature

World Mental Health Day: Discussing the clinician's role in suicide prevention

October 10, 2019
Since the turn of the century, organizations including the CDC and WHO have reported increasing suicide trends across the United States…
Feature

Q&A: SAVE discusses the clinician's role in suicide prevention

October 10, 2019
Oct. 10 is World Mental Health Day, and WHO has declared suicide prevention as the focus for 2019. According to WHO, someone dies by suicide every 40…
In the JournalsPerspective

‘Unexpected’: Physician burnout rate lower in rural areas

October 10, 2019
Family medicine doctors who practiced in rural areas were less likely to experience burnout than those who practiced in medium-sized and metropolitan…
In the JournalsPerspective

Anxiety, depression may reduce adherence to cardiac rehabilitation

October 10, 2019
With World Mental Health Day on Oct. 10, cardiologists should take the mental health of their patients into consideration, as a recent study…
Feature

Q&A: AFSP discusses the clinician's role in suicide prevention

October 10, 2019
Oct. 10 is World Mental Health Day, and WHO has declared suicide prevention as the focus for 2019. According to WHO, someone dies by suicide every…
In the Journals

Pediatric suicide attempts often involve OTC medications

October 10, 2019
Poison control center calls for suspected suicide-related pediatric self-poisonings often involve over-the-counter, or OTC, medications, including…
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