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New test reduces trial-and-error process for mental health drugs

Picking up a prescription from the pharmacy always includes general warnings. When it comes to more complex medications that are used to treat mental health disorders — such as antidepressants or antipsychotics — a patient...

source: By Rachael Mattice
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Excess energy from polyunsaturated fatty acids reduced atherogenic lipoproteins compared with saturated fatty acids in healthy young adults who experienced short-term modest weight gain, according to research published in...

source: Healio

Primary care providers play a critical role in recognizing suspected thyroid disease in children and can work closely with pediatric endocrinologists to manage the disease once diagnosed. According to Harvey Chiu, M.D., an associate professor in the Division of Pediatric...

source: Contemporary Pediatrics

As the CDC and other federal health agencies work to stop the transmission of the Ebola virus in the U.S., members of Congress are watching the situation with concern. This is especially true of those on Capitol Hill who are themselves in the healthcare professions. Rep....

source: MedPage Today

An older antibiotic called vancomycin is still effective in treating dangerous Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections, a new study finds. The findings show that physicians should keep using vancomycin to treat Staphylococcus aureus infections even though there are...

source: HealthDay News

Common viral infections can pave the way to autoimmune disease, Australian scientists have revealed in breakthrough research published internationally. Professor Mariapia Degli-Esposti, from The University of Western Australia and the...

source: University of Western Australia via Medical Xpress

Picking up a prescription from the pharmacy always includes general warnings. When it comes to more complex medications that are used to treat mental health disorders — such as antidepressants or antipsychotics — a patient...

source: By Rachael Mattice

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