The landmark Affordable Care Act, which has expanded health care coverage to tens of millions of Americans, has withstood a third challenge before the US Supreme Court.
With substance use disorders being associated with high impulsivity and sensation seeking, this study aimed to clarify whether impulsivity-related traits and sensation seeking predict substance-related problems.
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Zuranolone is an investigational 2-week, once-daily oral treatment for adults with major depressive disorder.
New York state has reached a milestone of having at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose in 70 percent of its residents and joined California in lifting many pandemic restrictions on Tuesday.
Among health care system employees, there are considerable disparities in COVID-19 vaccination rates by race/ethnicity and occupation.
There have not been very many studies which examined the association between secondhand smoke and ADHD symptoms in children. Thus, the researchers sought to evaluate whether or not there is a relationship between the two.
With the use of sleep medication increasing, little is known about the long-term benefits of these medications. The researchers compared reductions in sleep difficulties across a large cohort of women who used and did not use prescription sleep medication.
Bluetooth is potentially susceptible to attack because it allows different devices to communicate over the air, according to a cybersecurity expert.
Researchers compared the effectiveness of full-length vs brief mindfulness training programs for improving anxiety among patients with rheumatic disease.
The stressors of integrating work and life are higher among female than male faculty and were more noticeable since the COVID-19 pandemic.
However, reopening does not mean the pandemic is over, and some public health measures will still be in place for ‘mega events’
The STOP-Bang Questionnaire may be an effective tool in screening patients with multiple sclerosis for moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea.
Given the current need to increase access to depression treatment, researchers conducted a pragmatic, randomized, non-inferiority trial to compare person-centered experiential therapy (PCET) and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT).
A lawsuit brought by a group of Houston Methodist employees over the hospital’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy was dismissed by a federal judge.
For adult outpatients, use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs is associated with better pain scores and better global assessments.
The American Medical Association is facing backlash from some of its members over a plan to fight racism and bias in medicine.
The researchers’ goal was to determine the effectiveness of a text message program vs only assessment for vaping cessation among young adults.
The investigator’s objective was to determine whether 5 flotation-restricted environmental stimulation therapy (REST) sessions alleviate chronic pain.
Three members of a U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory committee have resigned after the agency this week approved a new drug for Alzheimer disease despite a lack of strong proof that it provides any benefits to patients.
For children with externalizing symptoms, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medication treatment is associated with less suicidality.
In a single-masked randomized clinical trial, the researchers compared therapist-guided internet-delivered CBT with therapist-guided internet-delivered supportive therapy for children and adolescents given a principal diagnosis of social anxiety disorder.
The researchers analyzed the trends in naloxone prescriptions filled during the COVID-19 pandemic in the US and compared these with trends in opioid and overall prescriptions.
Under intense pressure, UnitedHealthcare says it will wait until the COVID-19 pandemic is over before implementing a new policy to stop paying for emergency department visits that it considers nonurgent.
For treatment-resistant major depression (TRMD), 25 percent nitrous oxide has comparable efficacy to 50 percent nitrous oxide, with a lower rate of adverse effects.
Nearly 200 employees of the Houston Methodist hospital system in Texas have been suspended without pay for refusing to get COVID-19 vaccines.
With health experts across the country agreeing we are in the midst of a mental health pandemic, psychiatrist Aaron M. Hawkins, MD offers his view about the current state and the future of mental health in the United States.
As patient-reported outcomes in the treatment of opioid dependence can differ between subcutaneously administered depot buprenorphine and daily sublingual buprenorphine, the researchers compared patient satisfaction between depot buprenorphine and sublingual buprenorphine in adult outpatients with opioid dependence.
After the Blitz, as a means of promoting resilience among the citizens, politicians fostered a narrative that the UK was a nation untouched by post-traumatic illness.
Using the 2005 to 2010 NHANES, the researchers examined the association between osteoporosis risk and the effect of sleep quality and duration in adults.
Less than 5 percent of prescribers account for half of all buprenorphine treatment in the country
The researchers studied the effectiveness of a digital intervention in reducing depressive symptoms among patients with diabetes and/or hypertension.
Researchers compared the associations between abdominal pain and psychosocial distress with health-related quality-of-life in children with IBS.
COVID-19-associated hospitalization rates increased recently for adolescents, and a considerable proportion of those hospitalized were admitted to the intensive care unit.
Current electronic cigarette use, frequent use, and flavored e-cigarette use is high among high school and middle school students in the United States.
The researchers sought to understand how COVID-19 lockdowns affect maternal mental health.
The treatment, which is administered as a monthly intravenous infusion, binds to aggregated β-amyloid and promotes removal of amyloid from the brain.
The researchers evaluated the prevalence and risk factors for depressive symptoms in patients with diabetes using data from an international study to glean information about people in developing countries.
Researched debated whether posttraumatic stress disorder has been overdiagnosed or underdiagnosed and discussed the respective consequences to public health, society, and individual patients.
RCT findings reveal intraoperative caffeine’s potential to reduce opioid consumption and improve recovery after surgery.
We continue discussing the power of touch and how has it played into the history of clinical treatment as well as our current reality.
The rate of cataract surgeries is substantially lower among older adults newly diagnosed with Alzheimer disease compared with their peers without AD.
Severe hypoglycemic and hyperglycemic events are associated with an increased risk for dementia among older adults with type 1 diabetes
There was an initial decline in births in association with the COVID-19 pandemic societal lockdown, but a birth volume surge is anticipated in summer 2021.
The accumulation of amyloid-β (Aβ) peptide is a sign of Alzheimer disease (AD). The researchers investigated donanemab, an antibody that targets a modified form of deposited Aβ, as a method for treating early AD.
The researchers’ goal was to determine if and how a university-based animal-assisted program improves students’ cognitive skills and which students benefit.
There is a new clinical trial underway to assess the safety and effectiveness of mixing different types of booster shots in adults who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
The BNT162b2 COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective for adolescents aged 12 to 15 years.
China’s Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine has been approved for use in adults 18 years and older, the World Health Organization says.
We speak to two doctors about life after hanging up their white coats.