How medical schools are responding to the opioid epidemicAs the opioid epidemic rages, up-and-coming physicians are seen as part of the solution. Here’s how medical schools are changing their training programs.
Does diet affect bone mineral density?An analysis looks at the impact of diet on bone mineral density. Also, an examination of which antidepressants in pregnancy may increase the risk of birth defects. Plus: Is the mortality rate of cervical cancer underestimated?
How digital device usage is affecting youthThe time we are spending on digital devices is on the rise, and it’s unlikely to slow down any time soon. With more and more apps, games, and social media options, we have all become more dependent on smartphones, tablets, and other electronic devices.
Providers are failing to meet needs of depressed patientsA new study shows that many adults with depression don’t receive treatment, whereas others receive treatments that do not match their level of illness severity.
Antidepressant drug pipeline: What to know
Antidepressant drug pipeline: What to knowThere are promising developments in the pipeline for patients with treatment-resistant depression.
Antidepressant drug coverage may require special handlingA new Urban Institute study looks at the availability of antidepressants in marketplace insurance plans.
Extending anticoagulation by 18 months lowers risk of PE recurrenceA recent study examined the benefits of extending warfarin therapy for an additional 18 months after an initial six-month treatment period.
Antidepressant use during pregnancy: 5 things to remember
Antidepressant use during pregnancy: 5 things to rememberPregnant women who use antidepressants to manage depression should talk with their doctors for a personalized recommendation on how the antidepressants may affect the pregnancy.
Irritable bowel syndrome therapeutics market dynamics
Irritable bowel syndrome therapeutics market dynamicsCurrently, the IBS treatment market is naïve and underpenetrated, with only 4 products indicated for IBS in the 7MM.
Cognitive therapy added to medications beneficial in some patients with depressionAbout one-third of people with depression derive benefit from adding cognitive therapy to treatment with antidepressant medication, according to a study published in JAMA Psychiatry.