New possible target for rapid antidepressants found - Chemical & Engineering News - Monday, November 20, 2017 - 20:23

New possible target for rapid antidepressants found
Chemical & Engineering News
Ronald S. Duman, of Yale University, led the effort to test the new compound as an antidepressant. In rats with depressionlike symptoms, an oral dose of NV-5138 rapidly penetrated the brain and, within one hour, activated mTORC1 in the prefrontal ...

Stop using language of mental health to criticize President Trump - Chicago Tribune - Monday, November 20, 2017 - 20:03

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Stop using language of mental health to criticize President Trump
Chicago Tribune
(Whether the Goldwater Rule, a formal rule in the American Psychiatric Association's canon of ethics, is a good idea is another matter. And whether it would be constitutional for a state to sanction a psychiatrist for violation of the rule is another ...

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Sex Matters in Experiments on Party Drug—in Mice - Scientific American - Monday, November 20, 2017 - 20:02

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Sex Matters in Experiments on Party Drug—in Mice
Scientific American
In 2015, a male colleague asked her to run some experiments for him while he was out of town, including a standard way of testing antidepressants called the forced-swim test. In this assay, researchers inject healthy mice with a drug, place them into a ...

Gun control: The assault on Congress by the medical journals - The Telegraph - Monday, November 20, 2017 - 19:40

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Gun control: The assault on Congress by the medical journals
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In the wake of the heinous Las Vegas shooting, the medical politicians of the American Medical Association and the public health establishment — which is to the left side of politics on just about any topic even remotely related to medicine — have ...
Gun Violence And A Grandfather's SuicideHuffPost

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Lahey Health Behavioral Services appoints new president and chief medical officer - Wicked Local Danvers - Monday, November 20, 2017 - 19:29

Lahey Health Behavioral Services appoints new president and chief medical officer
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Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in both psychiatry and psychosomatic medicine, Ginsberg is a distinguished life fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and is a certified physician executive and member of the American ...

AMA delegates address issues from physicians' role in the media to too much screen time for kids - FierceHealthcare - Monday, November 20, 2017 - 18:23

AMA delegates address issues from physicians' role in the media to too much screen time for kids
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Physicians must uphold the values of the medical profession when they take an active role in the mass media, the American Medical Association said. In a policy adopted by its House of Delegates at the group's interim meeting in Hawaii last week, the ...
AACE, Endocrine Society Call for insulin affordability initiativesHealio

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'Turf wars' heat up: Nurses fire back at American Medical Association's stand on independent practice - FierceHealthcare - Monday, November 20, 2017 - 18:23

'Turf wars' heat up: Nurses fire back at American Medical Association's stand on independent practice
FierceHealthcare
A resolution adopted by the American Medical Association is perpetuating “long-standing turf wars” between some physicians and nurses, one leading nurses' organization claims. Both the American Nurses Association (ANA) and the American Association of ...

American Medical Association severs ties with Outcome Health - Chicago Tribune - Monday, November 20, 2017 - 18:22

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American Medical Association severs ties with Outcome Health
Chicago Tribune
The Chicago-based American Medical Association is halting its relationship with Outcome Health following allegations that the once-hot Chicago startup deceived advertisers and investors. Outcome, which places screens and interactive tablets in doctors' ...
Outcome Health offers buyouts to employeesChicago Business Journal

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US govt taps star brain injury doctor to probe attacks on American diplomats - CNBC - Monday, November 20, 2017 - 17:36

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US govt taps star brain injury doctor to probe attacks on American diplomats
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Miami TV station WPLG reported that experts from the University of Miami and the University of Pennsylvania will release their findings via publication in the Journal of the American Medical Association in the near future. The State Department said it ...

Jeni Hankins Concert benefiting NAMI Huntsville - whnt.com - Monday, November 20, 2017 - 17:29

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Jeni Hankins Concert benefiting NAMI Huntsville
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Jeni Hankins, a talented singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and flat-foot dancer, performed over the weekend at the United Church of Huntsville. The benefit concert raised critical funds for NAMI Huntsville, the Huntsville affiliate of the ...

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Nurses slam AMA for stance against independent practice for nonphysicians - Healthcare Dive

Nurses slam AMA for stance against independent practice for nonphysiciansHealthcare DiveThe American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) slammed a resolution adopted by the American Medical Association (AMA) that opposes independent practice for nonphysician practitioners.

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Tells AMA: Promote Patient Care, Don't Prevent It - Newswise (press release)

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Tells AMA: Promote Patient Care, Don't Prevent ItNewswise (press release)Newswise — Park Ridge, Illinois—In response to the American Medical Association's (AMA) latest attack on non-physician healthcare professio

Military Health Benefits Online Chat with DHA's Deputy Director for the TRICARE Health Plan, Capt. Edward Simmer - FederalNewsRadio.com

Military Health Benefits Online Chat with DHA's Deputy Director for the TRICARE Health Plan, Capt. Edward SimmerFederalNewsRadio.comHe has received several military awards, and recently was honored as a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. Federal News Radio online chats are text only.

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