Bad News for Big Medicine

Marijuana may produce psychotic-like effects in high-risk individuals - EurekAlert (press release) - Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 19:00

Marijuana may produce psychotic-like effects in high-risk individuals
EurekAlert (press release)
Jeffrey Lieberman,MD, chair of psychiatry at CUMC and and former American Psychiatric Association president, noted that this report "demonstrates the convergent risks of adolescence and expanding cannabis use for the development of psychotic disorders, ...

News Corp. slims down Washington presence - Politico - Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 18:33

News Corp. slims down Washington presence
Politico
He comes from the American Psychiatric Association, where he is currently chief operating officer. — Sam Jefferies is moving to Seattle to join Nyhus Communications. He was previously a vice president at Dezenhall Resources in Washington, and he plans ...

Can Using Antidepressants During Pregnancy Cause Intellectual Disability? - Medical News Bulletin - Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 17:46

Medical News Bulletin

Can Using Antidepressants During Pregnancy Cause Intellectual Disability?
Medical News Bulletin
Prenatal use of antidepressants may present unnecessary risks to the unborn child, including malformations and physiological problems. However, it is not known whether using antidepressants during pregnancy increases a child's risk of intellectual ...

Donald Trump is not mentally ill, says the manual author - Gears Of Biz - Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 17:34

Gears Of Biz

Donald Trump is not mentally ill, says the manual author
Gears Of Biz
Donald Trump is not mentally ill, according to the man who created the manual on how to diagnose mental illness. Dr Allen Frances was chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University when he oversaw the task force to ...

Loyola's DACA Medical Students, Largest Group in the Country, Plagued with Uncertainty - Chicagomag.com - Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 17:10

Chicagomag.com

Loyola's DACA Medical Students, Largest Group in the Country, Plagued with Uncertainty
Chicagomag.com
... previously ineligible physicians into the U.S. health care system in the coming decades to help address an ongoing American physician shortages and ensure patient access to care, according to an American Medical Association letter sent to Congress ...

Could hormone supplement therapy for menopause make a comeback? - CBS News - Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 17:05

CBS News

Could hormone supplement therapy for menopause make a comeback?
CBS News
The door may be opening again for menopausal women suffering from hot flashes and night sweats to receive some relief from a source once thought too dangerous to consider, researchers say. Hormone replacement therapy to treat symptoms of ...
HRT will not shorten lives, women told after new research published ...The Guardian
Is hormone replacement therapy safe? Probably, study says ...Today.com
New research takes the fear out of HRT use for menopausal womenThe Australian

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Sleep Apnea And Cognitive Impairment - CBS Philly - Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 16:37

CBS Philly

Sleep Apnea And Cognitive Impairment
CBS Philly
Now, according to a report in the Journal of the American Medical Association Neurology Edition, sleep-disordered breathing is associated with more than a 25% chance of developing cognitive impairment. As we look at the risks of dementia as people get ...

Overlook Recognized for Treatment of Depression by The Joint Commission - TAPinto.net - Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 16:22

TAPinto.net

Overlook Recognized for Treatment of Depression by The Joint Commission
TAPinto.net
Behavioral Health at Overlook based its depression program on the American Psychiatric Association Practice Guidelines for the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder and the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality's Nonpharmacological Versus ...

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How your antidepressants might be messing with your skin - Metro - Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 15:46

Metro

How your antidepressants might be messing with your skin
Metro
When antidepressants can quite literally save your life, the minor side effects feel like something you'll just put up with. Sure, I might need to down water every few minutes because of constant dry mouth, but that's better than lingering thoughts of ...

Research to address senior women physicians' challenges - American Medical Association (blog) - Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 15:33

American Medical Association (blog)

Research to address senior women physicians' challenges
American Medical Association (blog)
The many female physicians who entered medicine in the 1970s and '80s are at or nearing retirement age, yet remarkably little research has been done to highlight the issues facing them while studies largely focus on the hurdles confronted by younger ...

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