Treatments

Non-opioid Drugs and Methods for Pain Control

Non-opioid Drugs and Methods for Pain Control

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Treating acute pain before it develops into chronic pain may be the key to preventing chronic pain from arising in the first place.

Listing Kratom As Schedule I Will Impede Research Opportunities

Listing Kratom As Schedule I Will Impede Research Opportunities

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The DEA's plan to list kratom as a Schedule I controlled substance would make researching the possible opioid substitute much more difficult.

Alcohol Use Disorder Drug Shows Promise

Alcohol Use Disorder Drug Shows Promise

CDC rank alcohol-attributable mortality as the third leading cause of preventable death in the United States.

Criticism of 12-Step Groups: Is It Warranted?

Criticism of 12-Step Groups: Is It Warranted?

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One topic of criticism is the relative dearth of scientific evidence regarding the efficacy of 12-step programs.

Sertraline Prevents Depression Following Traumatic Brain Injury

Sertraline Prevents Depression Following Traumatic Brain Injury

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Approximately 80% of depressive episodes have their onset during the first six months following traumatic brain injury.

Interaction of Proline and COMT Genotype Influences Negative Symptoms in Schizophrenia & Bipolar Disorder

Interaction of Proline and COMT Genotype Influences Negative Symptoms in Schizophrenia & Bipolar Disorder

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The authors explored whether valproate (VPA) treatment effects vary by catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) genotype.

Cognition in Depression: A Critical Domain for Health Outcomes, Measurement, and Treatment

Cognition in Depression: A Critical Domain for Health Outcomes, Measurement, and Treatment

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Dr. Roger McIntyre suggests that the clinical relevance of cognitive dysfunction for any individual patient can only be adjudicated on a case-by-case basis.

'Walking Meetings' Feasible For Improving Employee Wellness

'Walking Meetings' Feasible For Improving Employee Wellness

Converting just 1 meeting per week to a walking meeting can increase on-the-job activity levels for white-collar workers.

Zika Vaccines Reported Successful in Mice

Zika Vaccines Reported Successful in Mice

Clinical trials in humans are scheduled to begin later this year.

CDC Recommends Behavioral Therapy as First Line Treatment for ADHD

CDC Recommends Behavioral Therapy as First Line Treatment for ADHD

CDC researchers recommend behavioral modification therapy as treatment for ADHD in children between 2 and 5 years of age.

Multiple Risk Factors May Predict Treatment-Resistant Schizophrenia

Multiple Risk Factors May Predict Treatment-Resistant Schizophrenia

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Poorly managed treatment-resistant schizophrenia has a significant personal and economic impact, with unfavorable long-term outcomes.

Enhanced Effect of Antidepressants Seen With Nutritional Supplements

Enhanced Effect of Antidepressants Seen With Nutritional Supplements

Antidepressants were found to be more effective with the concomitant use of nutritional supplements.

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