New Strategy for Antidepressant Therapies - Drug Discovery & Development - Friday, November 11, 2016 - 17:42

New Strategy for Antidepressant Therapies
Drug Discovery & Development
Experimentally increasing the activity of a subclass of nerve cells that produce the neurotransmitter gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) has antidepressant effects similar to pharmaceutical antidepressants in depressed mice. The discovery lends new ...

Pneumonia rates linked to hospital ventilators have not dropped - EurekAlert (press release) - Friday, November 11, 2016 - 17:02

Pneumonia rates linked to hospital ventilators have not dropped
EurekAlert (press release)
The study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), found that about 10 percent of critically ill patients placed on a ventilator develop VAP. The finding is based on reviews of charts from hospitals across the country from ...

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Fun, comfort with exercise helps young people with conditions like autism and ADHD remain active - Medical Xpress - Friday, November 11, 2016 - 16:03

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Fun, comfort with exercise helps young people with conditions like autism and ADHD remain active
Medical Xpress
In fact, lack of skill was a much larger deterrent than bottom lines like financial and transportation limitations, said Lustig, who is first-author on a poster presented today at the American Medical Association Research Symposium in Orlando, Florida.

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How Can I Afford Mental Health Care? - New York Magazine - Friday, November 11, 2016 - 14:11

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How Can I Afford Mental Health Care?
New York Magazine
“Of all Americans who are clinically depressed and need help, less than half of them are diagnosed, let alone get any kind of help for it,” Dr. Harsh Trivedi, chair of the American Psychiatric Association's Council on Healthcare Systems and Financing ...

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Tricyclic Antidepressants May Slow Liver Fibrosis Progression, Cirrhosis - Monthly Prescribing Reference (registration) - Friday, November 11, 2016 - 14:06

Tricyclic Antidepressants May Slow Liver Fibrosis Progression, Cirrhosis
Monthly Prescribing Reference (registration)
BOSTON, MA—Use of tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) is associated with decreased liver fibrosis progression and delayed time to cirrhosis development, according to a large cohort of veterans with hepatitis C virus (HCV), presented at The Liver Meeting® ...

If we say nothing, “liberty quits the horizon” - Fauquier Now - Friday, November 11, 2016 - 13:39

If we say nothing, “liberty quits the horizon”
Fauquier Now
It's listed in the American Psychiatric Association's fifth edition of “Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.” It's a condition that can be treated. The president's “decree” doesn't allow treatment, but instead normalizes “gender ...

Problem child – or child with a problem? - YOU.co.za - Friday, November 11, 2016 - 13:12

Problem child – or child with a problem?
YOU.co.za
In DSM-5, the latest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders – the handbook of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) – it falls under a new category of disruptive, impulse-control and conduct disorders and is grouped ...

Lawyers' TV ads can be hazardous to our health - STLtoday.com - Friday, November 11, 2016 - 06:08

STLtoday.com

Lawyers' TV ads can be hazardous to our health
STLtoday.com
Last month the American Medical Association passed a resolution calling for personal injury ads to include warnings that patients should not discontinue medications without seeking the advice of their physician. According to a statement by the AMA ...

EXPERT VIEWS- US LGBT community fears backlash after Trump victory - Reuters - Friday, November 11, 2016 - 06:02

Reuters

EXPERT VIEWS- US LGBT community fears backlash after Trump victory
Reuters
Pence has already proposed diverting federal money from HIV/AIDS-related public health to gay 'cures' that the American Psychiatric Association discredited. And Trump's anti-immigrant views will be no friend to LGBT asylum seekers." RACHEL TIVEN ...
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EXPERT VIEWS- US LGBT community fears backlash after Trump... - Thomson Reuters Foundation - Friday, November 11, 2016 - 06:01

EXPERT VIEWS- US LGBT community fears backlash after Trump...
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Pence has already proposed diverting federal money from HIV/AIDS-related public health to gay 'cures' that the American Psychiatric Association discredited. And Trump's anti-immigrant views will be no friend to LGBT asylum seekers." RACHEL TIVEN ...

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American Health Council Names Neil Kaye, MD, DFAPA to Physician Board - Yahoo Finance

American Health Council Names Neil Kaye, MD, DFAPA to Physician BoardYahoo FinanceDr. Kaye is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, Brain Injury Association, and is triple Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry.

American Health Council Names Neil Kaye MD DFAPA to Physician Board - EconoTimes

American Health Council Names Neil Kaye MD DFAPA to Physician BoardEconoTimesDr. Kaye is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, Brain Injury Association, and is triple Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry.

Infectious disease mortality trends in the United States - Pharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.com

Infectious disease mortality trends in the United StatesPharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.comUniversity of Arizona researchers studied how major changes, including the arrival of HIV/AIDS and West Nile virus in the United States and the rise of drug-resistant pathogens

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