Probuphine works like a contraceptive implant, with 4 small implanted rods that provide a steady amount of medication for up to 6 months.
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The diet provides alternative energy sources from ketone bodies, products of fat breakdown, thereby helping to circumvent abnormally functioning cellular energy pathways in the brain.
Results from a recent multiple sclerosis trial with simvastatin indicate that it could be an effective treatment to slow progression of Parkinson’s.
Chicken genes are grouped into much smaller linkage blocks than mammalian genomes are, allowing researchers to pinpoint genome regions associated with a trait, such as anxious behavior.
An inability to cope with the normal challenges of aging as well as dominant cultural scripts of masculinity, aging, and suicide may be responsible.
Previous studies finding a link between antidepressants and autism may have actually been finding a link between autism and maternal depression itself.
Influential students promoting conflict resolution themselves may be the answer to confronting bullying.
While tablet games only required tapping and dragging objects, children also had high success rates zooming in and out and rotating objects.
The activation of a brain pathway mimicked an antidepressant-like response to ketamine in mice.
In those suffering from clinical depression, two inflammatory markers, CRP and IL-6, were found to be elevated by up to 50%.
A twin who developed dementia had a history of higher levels of anxiety compared with the twin who did not develop dementia.
Researchers found increased levels of the proteins nestin and CD34 in autistic brains, molecular markers of angiogenesis.
The intervention teaches the entire family approaches for overcoming misunderstandings, diminishing tensions, handling difficult emotions, and banding together.
In 1996, those aged 50 to 59 made up 7.8% of the total patient population of opioid users. In 2012 they made up 35.9% of the patient population.
An abandoned drug for stroke treatment may provide a safer treatment than lithium in treating bipolar disorder.
Discrimination can create a cycle of depression and fewer prosocial behaviors.
Cuts from mental health services in California has led to five times the daily emergency department bed hours for psychiatric patients.
Adults with dementia were more likely to be admitted to the hospital and had a higher death rate after an ED visit.
Researchers found significant improvements in hair-pulling symptoms with both “decoupling” and progressive muscle relaxation.
Studies have found only small improvements in treating depression with Omega-3s and have been of low-quality.
U.S adults with schizophrenia are 3.5 times more likely to die prematurely compared to the general population.
Protein deposits in Alzheimer’s disturb slow oscillations during sleep, interfering with memory formation.
Federal health workers will be required to receive opioid prescription training, and health plans must not block opioid addiction treatment.
While increasing antidepressant doses may not be wrong, there isn’t evidence supporting that it increases effectiveness.
Although the use of nonmedical prescription opioids are decreasing, complications from opioid-related disorders are still prevalent.
The most notable increases in marijuana use were in women, blacks, Hispanics, people living in the South, and those middle-aged or older.
However, chronic pain was not found to precede mental disorders.
Vets screened for PTSD in integrated mental health services are more likely to receive necessary treatment.
Female Vietnam veterans have a 1.5 times higher likelihood of developing PTSD than women who served in the U.S.
Although questionable research sidelined psychedelic research decades ago, recent studies indicate they may be useful as a therapy for psychiatric disorders.
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