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No Link Between PTSD, Cancer

While the potential relationship between stress and cancer has been a topic of discussion and research for over 70 years, no association between post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and cancer was found in the largest study to date.

Treating Depression in Youth Using SSRIs

Two new strategies have been developed by Johns Hopkins researchers to treat depression in young patients using serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) while mitigating the risks and potential negative effects such as increased suicidal thoughts.

Lithium Resistance Treated With Insulin-Like Hormone?

Research indicates that an insulin-like hormone could increase the lithium sensitivity of blood cells in bipolar disorder patients who previously did not respond to lithium therapy.

Preschoolers on ADHD Meds Despite Recommendations

The CDC announced the results of the first national study on the use of behavioral therapy, pharmacologic treatment, and dietary supplements to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children ages 4–17 with special health care needs (CSHCN).

First Study Explores Autism in Elderly

Leslie Baxter, PhD, from the Barrow Neurological Institute at Dignity Health St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, and colleagues, are conducting the first-ever study regarding the impact of autism on the elderly.

Narcolepsy an Autoimmune Disease, Suggests Study

While the precise cause of narcolepsy has previously challenged researchers, scientists from Tel Aviv University suggest that the mechanism causing the disease could be due to a particular autoimmune process in the brain.

Antidepressants and PTSD-Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Women with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) seem more likely than others to develop type 2 diabetes, with the use of antidepressants and higher body weight accounting for almost half the increased risk.

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New ADHD Treatment Coming Soon

Aptensio XR (methylphenidate HCl extended-release) capsules will be available starting Summer 2015 for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Anxiety Reported by More Than 4 Million Working Americans

Data from SAMHSA's annual National Survey on Drug Use and Health 2008 to 2012

Number of Children Treated for Mental Health Issues Up 50% in Past 20 Years

But most of that increase has been among patients who have less serious illness

Dyanavel XR NDA Accepted for FDA Review

Tris Pharma announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review its New Drug Application (NDA) for Dyanavel XR (amphetamine) CII, an Extended-Release Oral Suspension.

Does Depression Increase the Risk of Parkinson's Disease?

Results from a large study show that people with depression may be more likely to develop Parkinson's disease.

Feature Articles

Unconventional, Psychedelic Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Unconventional, Psychedelic Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

MPR reports on unconventional treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Possessed by Possessions: Hoarding Disorder Diagnosis and Treatment

Possessed by Possessions: Hoarding Disorder Diagnosis and Treatment

MPR reports on the impacts of hoarding disorder and provides insight into currently available and novel treatment approaches.

Diabetes, Schizophrenia Dual Diagnosis: How to Tailor Treatment

Diabetes, Schizophrenia Dual Diagnosis: How to Tailor Treatment

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