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APOE Allele Type Tied to Mortality Risk

September 22, 2017. 7:00 PM EST. No racial difference in the association between these alleles and mortality Read article


Specific Efforts May Aid Quality of Life for Schizophrenia Caregivers

September 20, 2017 Supportive interventions would cut affiliate stigma, enhance family-centered care

Total of 0.21 Years Lost Due to Opioid-Related Poisoning Deaths

September 19, 2017 Drug-related poisoning deaths up from 2000 to 2015, with most of the increase due to opioid deaths

ACP Does Not Support Legalization of Assisted Suicide

September 19, 2017 Legalization would affect trust in the patient-physician relationship, and in the medical profession

Narrow Networks in ACA Marketplace for Mental Health

September 18, 2017 Plan networks include 11.3 percent of all mental health care providers in given state-level market

Physicians Tweeting About Drugs May Have Conflict of Interest

September 15, 2017 Physicians with financial conflict of interest often mention specific drugs for which they have a conflict

Mental Health, Dental Issues Top Avoidable ER Visits

September 15, 2017 Significant number of avoidable visits are for conditions the ER can't treat

Doctors Spend Almost Six Hours Per Day on EHR Tasks

September 15, 2017 Clerical and administrative tasks including order entry, billing account for almost half of hours

‘Science Spin’ Found Prevalent in Biomedical Literature

September 15, 2017 Nature of spin varies, with highest variability in prevalence of spin seen in trials

Panic Disorder, GAD Not Linked to Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes

September 13, 2017 Benzodiazepines and serotonin reuptake inhibitors can slightly shorten the duration of gestation

Suicide Attempts in U.S. Up From 2004-2005 to 2012-2013

September 13, 2017 Larger increases seen for younger adults with antisocial personality disorder, anxiety, depression

Some Aspects of Empathy Improve During Medical Training

September 13, 2017 Decrease in empathy as assessed by JSPE, but overall cognitive empathy improved on the QCAE

Are Physicians Obligated to Help on Planes?

September 12, 2017 One administrative physician explains his sense of obligation to help

Being Heard Key for Women After Gender-Based Violence

September 12, 2017 Women felt secure when treated with respect and genuine interest by health care professionals

Most Opioid Use Concentrated in Top 10 Percent of Users

September 12, 2017 Top 10 percent of users accounted for 76 percent of the total annual morphine equivalents

Online Therapy for Insomnia Linked to Improved Mental Health

September 11, 2017 University students undergoing online CBT program had reductions in insomnia, paranoia, hallucinations