Bad News for Big Medicine

Weight Loss On Your Wrist? Fitness Trackers May Not Help - NPR - Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 15:17

NPR

Weight Loss On Your Wrist? Fitness Trackers May Not Help
NPR
The device in the study, which was published Tuesday in JAMA, the journal of the American Medical Association, wasn't a wrist-tracker like the Fitbits, Jawbones, Apple watches and Nike bands many use now. This device was worn around the upper arm.
Could your fitness tracker sabotage your diet?WPTZ
Fitness trackers don't improve weight loss: studyFred Hutch News Service
Pitt study tells you why activity trackers may not help you lose weightPittsburgh Business Times
TIME -Tribune-Review -CBC.ca
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Errors in Ratings Table - JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association - Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 15:13

Errors in Ratings Table
JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AMA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA ...

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Errors in the Text and Supplement - JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association - Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 15:13

Errors in the Text and Supplement
JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AMA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA ...

Area banker to lead NAMI Walk - Quad-Cities Online - Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 15:07

Area banker to lead NAMI Walk
Quad-Cities Online
NAMI Greater Mississippi Valley is an affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, which provides free education and support programs to individuals and families living with a serious mental health condition, the release states. NAMI GMV ...

Babies Should Eat Eggs and Peanuts Early to Avoid Food Allergies - TIME - Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 15:04

TIME

Babies Should Eat Eggs and Peanuts Early to Avoid Food Allergies
TIME
When babies eat certain foods early in life—the kinds so many end up allergic to, like eggs and peanuts—they're less likely to develop allergies to those foods later on, finds a new analysis published in the Journal of the American Medical ...
Could feeding egg and peanut to babies REDUCE allergy risk?Express.co.uk
Eggs and peanuts at early age could prevent allergy development, says studyBelfast Telegraph

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Mice study explains why antidepressants don't work in some patients - News-Medical.net - Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 14:01

Mice study explains why antidepressants don't work in some patients
News-Medical.net
SSRI antidepressants (Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors, the best known being Prozactm) are amongst the most commonly taken medicines. However, there seems to be no way of knowing in advance whether or not SSRIs will work effectively. Now a ...

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What it really feels like to take antidepressants - The Concordian (subscription) - Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 13:42

The Concordian (subscription)

What it really feels like to take antidepressants
The Concordian (subscription)
The sun rises over the sleepy city, and I've already been up for several hours, lying in bed having an early morning existential crisis—the usual. The winter semester has just ended, and instead of feeling relaxed and elated, I feel tense, exhausted ...

Forget The Constitution: Trump's 3 Branches of Government Are Me, Myself And I - Long Island Press - Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 13:01

Long Island Press

Forget The Constitution: Trump's 3 Branches of Government Are Me, Myself And I
Long Island Press
Many experts use the criteria in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), published by the American Psychiatric Association, to diagnose mental conditions. DSM-5 criteria for narcissistic personality disorder include these ...

Why don't antidepressants work in some patients? Mouse study shows it may be down to your environment - Medical Xpress - Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 13:00

Why don't antidepressants work in some patients? Mouse study shows it may be down to your environment
Medical Xpress
SSRI antidepressants (Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors, the best known being Prozactm) are amongst the most commonly taken medicines. However, there seems to be no way of knowing in advance whether or not SSRIs will work effectively. Now a ...

To stop police brutality, we must end the epidemic of PTSD among officers - Mic - Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 12:26

Mic

To stop police brutality, we must end the epidemic of PTSD among officers
Mic
His superior officers came up in the 1960s, before the phrase "post-traumatic stress disorder" made it into the American Psychiatric Association's diagnostic manual. Police culture demands bulletproof bravado, and Mogel didn't want to seem weak. He was ...

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