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9th Annual Chair Summit – Register Today!

There has never been a better time to book your trip to sunny Miami, Florida to attend the 9th Annual Chair Summit: Master Class for Neuroscience Professional Development being held September 15-17, 2016! Register now for the lowest available pricing! This can’t-miss educational event has earned a reputation for being one of the most innovative […]

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Understanding and Attenuating Risk Associated with Disease-Modifying Therapy in Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) strikes people in the prime of their lives, affecting upwards of 400,000 people in the United States and 2.5 million worldwide.1 However, a diagnosis of MS is no longer a sentence of doom; “the MS landscape has been comprehensively and irreversibly transformed by progress”2 in understanding the pathophysiology of the disease and […]

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AMA Moves to Ban Direct-To-Consumer Pharmaceutical Ads

According to the AMA, direct-to-consumer advertising of pharmaceuticals and medical devices drives up health care costs and should be banned. [More…]

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New Study of Antipsychotic Use in Dementia

Call for guidelines for the use of antipsychotic drugs by people with dementia in nursing homes. New study suggests regular scrutiny of prescriptions and targeted education for physicians and nurses. [more…]

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Forget Everything You Know About Diets and Healthy Eating

Science now has an explanation for why many of us try out the latest diet only to find that it is not working. A study published in the journal Cell this week, has demonstrated that different people’s bodies respond to eating the same meal very differently – which means that a diet that may work […]

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Diabetes Screening Inadequate in Mentally Ill

New research shows that despite long-standing recommendations that severely mentally ill patients who take antipsychotics undergo annual screening for diabetes and other metabolic disorders, only 30% receive such screening. A recent research letter in JAMA Internal Medicine described a retrospective cohort study that analyzed diabetes screening prevalence and predictors of screening among adults in the California […]

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Diagnostic Method for Alzheimer’s from Sweden Becomes International Standard

Researchers at Gothenburg University have developed a reference method for standardized measurements that diagnose Alzheimer’s disease decades before symptoms appear. The method has now formally been classified as the international reference method, which means that it will be used as the standard in Alzheimer’s diagnostics worldwide. Beta amyloid protein is commonly found in the brain. […]

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National Depression Screening Day

October 8th is National Depression Screening Day This year commemorates the 25th Annual National Depression Screening Day Screenings in schools Mental health professionals are using screenings as a way to identify potential physical and mental health conditions. Just as a blood pressure screen helps to detect warning signs, a mental health screening provides a quick […]

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