Endovascular therapy may be effective treatment for distal stroke clots - News-Medical.net - Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 09:57

Endovascular therapy may be effective treatment for distal stroke clots
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The results were published today in JAMA Neurology, a journal of the American Medical Association. Strokes that form in large vessels such as the internal carotid artery are known to be less responsive to the clot-buster tissue plasminogen activator ...

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New study to look at impact of common antidepressants on pregnant women - News-Medical.net - Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 09:56

New study to look at impact of common antidepressants on pregnant women
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Called Optimizing Medication Management for Mothers With Depression, or OPTI-MOM, the Northwestern Medicine study is enrolling up to 200 women to systemically look at genetic and clinical profiles of those who take antidepressants during pregnancy.

Man accused of stabbing Bendigo teen admits he takes medication - NEWS.com.au - Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 08:54

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Man accused of stabbing Bendigo teen admits he takes medication
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Gillin's defence lawyer, Peter Baker, told the court on Tuesday his client was being seen by a forensic medical officer. He said Gillin was on some prescribed medications, including an antidepressant. Gillin, wearing a grey T-shirt, told the court he ...

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What Chelsea Manning Is Really Fighting For - Daily Beast - Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 05:10

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What Chelsea Manning Is Really Fighting For
Daily Beast
Most major medical associations—including the American Medical Association, the American Psychiatric Association, and the American Psychological Association—agree. But despite recent court victories for transgender prisoners, U.S. prison officials ...

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NAMI to hold monthly meeting - Southernminn.com - Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 04:39

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NAMI to hold monthly meeting
Southernminn.com
OWATONNA — The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12, at Christ Community Covenant Church, 540 18th St., Owatonna. This meeting is for anyone who has a family member, friend or loved one ...
Mental Illness Awareness Week scheduled for Oct. 8NJ.com
Free program helps family members of mentally illFairfield Ledger
Fears and DreamsThe Wittenberg Torch

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Cleaveland: Part Two in the saga of soaring US prescription prices - Chattanooga Times Free Press - Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 04:10

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Cleaveland: Part Two in the saga of soaring US prescription prices
Chattanooga Times Free Press
23 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2545691). Health-care professionals, legislators, policy makers and anyone concerned by prescription drug prices should read this report ...

ADHD Symptoms: 5 Signs You Have Adult ADHD - The Cheat Sheet - Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 01:00

The Cheat Sheet

ADHD Symptoms: 5 Signs You Have Adult ADHD
The Cheat Sheet
It's more common than you might think, too. The American Psychiatric Association (APA) estimates 2.5% of adults to have ADHD. According to the CDC, ADHD presents itself in one of three ways: predominantly inattentive, hyperactive/impulsive, or combined.

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Obradovich: Clinton's health questions come down to trust - DesMoinesRegister.com - Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 00:05

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Obradovich: Clinton's health questions come down to trust
DesMoinesRegister.com
After a spate of quasi-diagnostic articles about Donald Trump's seemingly narcissistic traits, the American Psychiatric Association issued an ethics reminder to its members against speculating about a public figure's mental health. It's possible for ...

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Budowsky: An open letter to Hillary Clinton - The Hill - Monday, September 12, 2016 - 22:22

The Hill

Budowsky: An open letter to Hillary Clinton
The Hill
First, regarding recent health-related news in the headlines, you should propose that a respected organization such as the American Medical Association name three leading medical experts, agreed to by both campaigns, to fully review all medical records ...

Why Are People Afraid of Clowns? - Live Science - Monday, September 12, 2016 - 20:45

Live Science

Why Are People Afraid of Clowns?
Live Science
The American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) includes coulrophobia in the "specific phobia" group, code 300.29. And as a phobia, it is "fairly common," Kunkle told Live Science ...

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Proven Wrong About Many of Its Assertions, Is Psychiatry Bullsh*t? - AlterNet

Proven Wrong About Many of Its Assertions, Is Psychiatry Bullsh*t?AlterNetIn 2011, Ronald Pies, editor-in-chief emeritus of the Psychiatric Times, stated, “In truth, the 'chemical imbalance' notion was always a kind of urban legend—never a theory seriously propounded by well-infor

Proven Wrong About Many of Its Assertions, Is Psychiatry Bullsh*t? - AlterNet

Proven Wrong About Many of Its Assertions, Is Psychiatry Bullsh*t?AlterNetIn 2011, Ronald Pies, editor-in-chief emeritus of the Psychiatric Times, stated, “In truth, the 'chemical imbalance' notion was always a kind of urban legend—never a theory seriously propounded by well-informed

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