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Motor function abnormalities among prepubertal children with a familial risk of schizophrenia
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Motor function abnormalities among prepubertal children with a familial risk of schizophrenia

Study assess the specificity of motor deviations in 7-year-old children of parents with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder

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No evidence emphatically favors any of 42 combination treatments for schizophrenia

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Diabetes significantly raises suicide risk

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World Medical Association to host major conferences on physician assisted suicide

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Artificial Intelligence: can data help stop chronic conditions before they start?

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Workplace conflicts are detrimental to heart health

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Drinking tea regularly could prevent cognitive decline

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Reduction in WHO drinking risk levels lowers the risk of alcohol dependence

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Tobacco company accused of sidestepping plain pack rules

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Tailored emails help smoking cessation
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Tailored emails help smoking cessation

Sending smokers frequent personalised emails providing tips on quitting, motivational messages, and social support achieves similar cessation rates to...

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Therapist-guided internet CBT for pediatric OCD is cost-effective vs no treatment

Comparative effectiveness with in-person CBT remains to be explored.

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Methadone patients often undertreated for pain

Methadone patients experiencing mild to moderate pain are at risk for suicide.

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Insufficient vitamin D associated with cognitive decline

Study accounted for APOE status.

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Stress in MS: mindfulness-based program shows promise

Improvements in mindfulness, self-compassion, and prospective memory persist at 3 mo.

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Mindful KOA patients do better

Higher mindfulness predicted higher clinical scores after exercise program.

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Online abortion service is safe and effective
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Online abortion service is safe and effective

A study, published in the BMJ, reports high rates of successful termination with low rates of adverse effects.

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EGFR+ NSCLC: what predicts poor outcomes with gefitinib?

Real-world data point to HCV infection as a negative prognostic factor.

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Adenotonsillectomy leads to behavioral benefits for children with ASD and OSA

Early detection of OSA might help these children.

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Pain clinics: tighter regulations spur rise in heroin abuse

Findings suggest Kentucky laws restricting prescription opioids lead to heroin substitution.

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Deprescribing medicines at end of life
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Deprescribing medicines at end of life

Almost half of older adults receive more than 10 prescription drugs in the last year of life.

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Depression not risk factor for dementia
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Depression not risk factor for dementia

Depression does not seem to increase the risk for dementia, but depressive symptoms in later life could be a feature of dementia’s preclinical phase, a...

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Antidepressant use in the first trimester associated with small increased risk for congenital malformations

Risks and benefits of fluoxetine during pregnancy need to be addressed.

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Depression, cognitive impairment a common duo in older adults with diabetes

Both conditions can mean less medication adherence, poor disease management.

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