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Heavy marijuana users drive worse, even when not intoxicated

January 17, 2020
Recreational marijuana use can impact driving ability in heavy users even when they are not intoxicated, particularly in those who began using the…
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Hydromethylthionine impacts brain function in patients with Alzheimer’s

January 17, 2020
Hydromethylthionine, a potent tau aggregation inhibitor, showed pharmacological activity on brain structure and function as both monotherapy and as…
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Maternal stress over CHD linked to impaired fetal brain development

January 17, 2020
Psychological distress in women carrying fetuses with congenital heart disease, or CHD, is associated with impaired cerebellar and hippocampal…
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Mental distress highly prevalent among adults with arthritis in Appalachia, southern US

January 16, 2020
Frequent mental distress is commonly reported among adults with arthritis across all 50 states and Washington, D.C., with the highest prevalence…
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Family-focused therapy reduces mood episodes in youths at risk for bipolar disorder

January 16, 2020
Children and adolescents who are at high risk for bipolar disorder achieved longer times between mood episodes after receiving family-focused…
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Deep brain stimulation effective, safe for treatment-refractory OCD

January 16, 2020
Deep brain stimulation of the ventral anterior limb of the internal capsule, or vALIC, in a regular clinical setting is effective and safe for…
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Five ways climate change impacts health — and how clinicians can mitigate its effect

January 16, 2020
Although the link between climate change and health is “becoming increasingly clear,” the medical community is generally unaware of how…
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Where does your financial advisor’s duty lie?

January 16, 2020
In the first article of this three-part series on investing we discussed the potential pitfalls of going it alone; current evidence suggests that…

FDA, NIDA call for marijuana legislation to advance public health

January 15, 2020
Leaders from the FDA and the National Institute on Drug Abuse said during a recent House Committee on Energy and Commerce hearing that there is a…
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College students' peer groups significantly influence alcohol use

January 15, 2020
College students’ alcohol use behaviors may be closely related to their perceptions of the alcohol-related behaviors and attitudes of other…
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Study offers insights into trajectory of psychotic experiences from childhood to adulthood

January 15, 2020
An unmet need exists for care among young people with psychotic disorders, according to results of a population-based cohort study published in…
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Mental health burden of Hong Kong protests highlights risks of social unrest

January 14, 2020
The ongoing social unrest in Hong Kong has led to a major mental health burden among the city’s residents, many of whom are experiencing high…
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Minimum wage increase may reduce suicide rate of less-educated people

January 14, 2020
The suicide rate decreased up to 6% among people with high school education or less when a state’s minimum wage was increased by $1, according…
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Vital exhaustion may increase AF risk

January 14, 2020
Patients who reported vital exhaustion on a questionnaire had an increased risk for incident atrial fibrillation, according to a study published in…
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Largest GWAS of anxiety traits reveals novel genetic variants

January 13, 2020
Findings of the largest genome-wide association study of anxiety traits to date have revealed new insights into genetic risk mechanisms shared by…
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Suicide rate among youth who self-harm 30 times higher than general population

January 13, 2020
Children and adolescents who self-harm have a significantly increased risk for future suicide compared with those in the general population…
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One night of sleep loss may increase risk for Alzheimer's disease

January 10, 2020
No sleep for one night increased levels of the Alzheimer’s disease biomarker tau among young, healthy men, according to results of a…
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Patients with Alzheimer's who use antipsychotics at increased risk for head injury, TBI

January 10, 2020
Patients with Alzheimer’s disease who use antipsychotic medications may be at an increased risk for head injuries and traumatic brain injuries…
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ACA may have helped mitigate opioid epidemic

January 10, 2020
The Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act was linked to a reduction in opioid overdose deaths, study findings in JAMA Network Open show. …
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First year after service ‘vital’ for veterans’ readjustment to civilian life

January 9, 2020
Findings of a prospective cohort study highlight the need for increased attention to the health of United States military veterans returning to…
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