Anna Olechowska

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Clinton Foundation: Recommendations to Address the Opioid Epidemic

Clinton Foundation: Recommendations to Address the Opioid Epidemic

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The Clinton Foundation's Health Matters Initiative, in partnership with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, issued a report providing 49 recommendations under 10 topic areas on how to address the opioid crisis.

Gene Linked to Increased Risk of Nicotine Dependence Identified

Gene Linked to Increased Risk of Nicotine Dependence Identified

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Researchers identified a DNA variant—located in the DNMT3B gene—that increases likelihood of nicotine dependence. The variant is commonly found in people of European and African descent. The discovery could create possibilities into new research for nicotine addiction treatments.

People With Schizophrenia More Likely to Die at a Younger Age

People With Schizophrenia More Likely to Die at a Younger Age

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People with schizophrenia have a mortality rate 3 times higher than the general population, which may be linked to higher rates of smoking, alcohol consumption, poor diet, and lack of exercise in people with schizophrenia.

Cariprazine Effective for Long-Term Sustained Remission in Patients With Schizophrenia

Cariprazine Effective for Long-Term Sustained Remission in Patients With Schizophrenia

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Cariprazine treatment is associated with significantly higher rates of long-term sustained remission in patients with schizophrenia.

Postpartum Depression, Testosterone Swings Affect New Fathers

Postpartum Depression, Testosterone Swings Affect New Fathers

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Fathers face a higher risk of postpartum depression if testosterone levels drop 9 months after the baby is born.

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