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‘We don’t know’: CDC lacks key answers about vaping lung injuries

September 26, 2019
Federal lawmakers questioned health officials in two hearings this week about lung injuries and deaths related to vaping in the United States…
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Retirement planning 101: Understand six retirement tools available to physicians

September 26, 2019
Achieving a comfortable retirement is a leading financial goal for most physicians, including millennials who may continue to practice for many…
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2019 health care data breaches setting records

September 26, 2019
A record-breaking 50 health care data breaches involving more than 500 records each were reported to HHS this past July, according to a report…
In the Journals

Prescription drug misuse during adolescence increases risk for substance abuse later

September 26, 2019
Researchers identified any high-frequency prescription drug misuse during the transition from adolescence to adulthood as a strong risk factor for…
In the Journals

Kids who start school at younger age at increased risk for ADHD

September 25, 2019
Results of a population-based cohort study that included more than 1 million school-age children in the United Kingdom suggested that the youngest…
In the Journals

Psychotic experiences linked to risk for several mental disorders

September 25, 2019
Findings from a large genome-wide association study indicated that genetic liability of psychotic experiences may be shared with several psychiatric…
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Psychosis, bipolar disorder may lead to worse CVD outcomes in military veterans

September 25, 2019
Among military veterans, psychosis and bipolar disorder were more strongly linked to CVD events, such as MI and stroke and CVD mortality compared…
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Maternal anxiety during pregnancy, early childhood linked to hyperactivity in teens

September 25, 2019
Children born to mothers with anxiety during pregnancy and a few years after birth were more likely to have hyperactivity when they were 16 years…
In the Journals

Mental health service use appears to increase after bariatric surgery

September 25, 2019
Over an average follow-up of 5 years, one in 10 patients who underwent bariatric surgery used mental health service afterwards, according to findings…
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Parental PTSD increases psychiatric morbidity risk in offspring of refugees

September 24, 2019
Researchers identified parental PTSD as a predictor of psychiatric morbidity among the offspring of refugees, according to a study published in…
In the Journals

Research continues for disease-modifying therapy in Alzheimer’s disease

September 24, 2019
Following the discontinuation of a phase 3 trial of aducanumab, an anti-amyloid compound that showed potential as a disease-modifying therapy, or…
In the Journals

Cardiovascular disease risk may be underestimated among mentally ill

September 23, 2019
Current risk prediction algorithms for cardiovascular disease that do not include severe mental illness as a predictor could be underestimating CVD…
In the Journals

Prenatal stress increases likelihood of personality disorder in offspring

September 23, 2019
Longitudinal study data indicated that children exposed to maternal stress throughout gestation were three times more likely to develop a personality…
In the Journals

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…
In the Journals

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…
In the Journals

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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