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Patients With Schizophrenia More Susceptible to Infections

April 04, 2017. 7:00 PM EST. Schizophrenia patients 63 percent more likely to suffer serious infection than the general population Read article

OTHER CONFERENCE NEWS

Many Partners of Young Breast Cancer Patients Suffer Anxiety

January 24, 2017 Anxiety is common even several years later, researchers find

RSNA: Improved Brain Volume With Aerobic Intervention in MCI

December 01, 2016 Improvement noted in executive function in aerobic exercise group after six months

Low Oxytocin Levels Could Affect Empathy

November 07, 2016 Medical conditions such as hypopituitarism can affect oxytocin levels

Health Professionals View Insurance As Solution in Obesity

November 03, 2016 Fifty-seven percent perceive improved coverage as a solution to improve outcomes in obese patients

ASA: Easing Labor Pain May Help Mitigate Postpartum Depression

October 26, 2016 More pain relief during labor equaled lower scores on the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale

ER Visits, Wait Times Up for U.S. Psychiatric Patients

October 18, 2016 One in five emergency doctors report waiting at least two days for a bed for a psychiatric patient

Internet Addiction May Indicate Other Mental Health Issues

September 19, 2016 Over-reliance on the web possibly linked to depression, anxiety, and impulsivity in college kids

Caregivers for Cancer Patients Face Unique Challenges

September 09, 2016 Survey results suggest more support is warranted

Some Opioid Users May Be Taking Gabapentin Without an Rx

August 03, 2016 Findings reveal need for more robust testing

AAIC: Misdiagnosis Prevalence ~20 Percent for Alzheimer’s

July 27, 2016 Missed disease identification seems more likely in men, who may develop cognitive issues earlier

AAIC: Deprescribing Antipsychotics Feasible in Elderly

July 26, 2016 Staff training can help eliminate inappropriate practices in nursing homes, study says

AAIC: Intellectually-Stimulating Jobs May Lower Alzheimer’s Risk

July 25, 2016 Activities that highly stimulate the brain might build up 'reserve' to help ward off dementia

AAIC: Mild Behavior Changes May Be Early Indicator of Alzheimer’s

July 25, 2016 Researchers have developed a checklist to help identify those at potential risk

Health Care Workers’ Gloves Strong Source of Contamination

June 27, 2016 Clear evidence that gloves of health care workers contaminate hospital surfaces with bacteria

ADA: Gray Matter Changes Seen in Brains of Teens With T2DM

June 15, 2016 Magnetic resonance imaging showed variation compared to teens without type 2 diabetes