Antidepressant May Possibly Protect Against Dementia, Says New Study

An antidepressant medication has been found to also protect against memory loss and dementia, according to a new study by the Loyola University Medical Center.

Physician Burnout Up 10% Over Past 3 Years

According to a new study, burnout among physicians in the U.S. is 10% higher than it was three years ago.

New Antivirals, Enhanced Screening Could Eliminate HCV in the U.S., Say Researchers

An analysis by Yale has found that new antiviral therapies for hepatitis C could significantly reduce the prevalence of the blood-borne infection by over 80%.

New Priftin Packaging Launched for Active, Latent TB

Sanofi announced the launch of new 24- and 32-packs of Priftin (rifapentine) for the treatment of patients with latent and active tuberculosis (TB).

RSNA: Reduced Blood Flow in Brain Persists Post Concussion

Athletes who suffer a concussion can show signs of reduced cerebral blood flow, even after their symptoms have subsided, a new, preliminary study suggests.

Chikungunya Virus Deemed Significant Cause of CNS Disease

A 2005 to 2006 chikungunya outbreak on Reunion Island, east of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean, affected more than 300,000 people, with a higher-than-expected rate of encephalitis, researchers report in Neurology

RSNA: Breast Cancer Screening Among Poor Up Post ACA

More low-income women are being screened for breast cancer due to expanded Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act, according to a new study.

Parental Involvement Does Impact Risky Teen Behavior

A new analysis suggests that parents who set rules and keep tabs on their teenagers may have kids who are more cautious about sex.

RSNA: Losing >10% of Body Weight Can Protect Knees

Losing a large amount of weight slows the loss of knee cartilage in obese people, according to a study scheduled to be presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America.

Clozapine Benefits Those With Tx-Resistant Schizophrenia

Clozapine reduces symptoms in patients with schizophrenia who don't benefit from other antipsychotic medications, according to research published online in The American Journal of Psychiatry