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May 13, 2022

Idaho Announces $119 Million Opioid Crisis Settlement Idaho Announces $119 Million Opioid Crisis Settlement

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho officials on Friday announced a $119 million settlement with drugmaker Johnson & Johnson and three major distributors over their role in […]
May 13, 2022

US Drug Overdose Deaths Top 100,000 for the First Time US Drug Overdose Deaths Top 100,000 for the First Time

U.S. deaths attributed to drug overdoses topped 100,000 last year for the first time, the CDC reported Wednesday. The CDC said there were an estimated 107,622 […]
May 12, 2022

New Data Support Electroconvulsive Therapy for Depression New Data Support Electroconvulsive Therapy for Depression

Advocates and users of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) have received further scientific backing: a retrospective cohort study has provided further evidence that ECT can prevent suicide among […]
May 12, 2022

Clozapine and Cancer Risk: New Data Clozapine and Cancer Risk: New Data

Dr Jari Tiihonen Long-term treatment with clozapine is associated with a small, but significant, risk of hematological malignancies in individuals with schizophrenia, new research shows. Investigators […]
May 12, 2022

Stimulants Plus Buprenorphine for OUD a Double-Edge Sword? Stimulants Plus Buprenorphine for OUD a Double-Edge Sword?

For patients with opioid use disorder (OUD) taking buprenorphine, prescribing a stimulant medication may be a double-edged sword. Stimulants may lead to better engagement and retention […]
May 12, 2022

Missed Appointments: Treating Executive Dysfunction Missed Appointments: Treating Executive Dysfunction

Maybe you know some of these patients: they may come late or not show up at all. They may have little to say and minimize their […]
May 11, 2022

Neuropsychiatric Risks of COVID: New Data Neuropsychiatric Risks of COVID: New Data

The neuropsychiatric ramifications of severe COVID-19 infection appear to be no different than for other severe acute respiratory infections (SARI). Results of a large study showed […]
May 10, 2022

Can Sensitivity to Common Smells Sniff Out Depression, Anxiety? Can Sensitivity to Common Smells Sniff Out Depression, Anxiety?

Sensitivity to specific common odors correlates with symptoms of depression or anxiety, new research shows. A study of more than 400 participants showed that symptoms of […]
May 10, 2022

Does Noninvasive Brain Stimulation Augment CBT for Depression? Does Noninvasive Brain Stimulation Augment CBT for Depression?

Noninvasive brain stimulation does not appear to augment cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in patients with major depressive disorder (MDD), new research shows. Results of a multicenter, […]
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