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Can SSRIs Slow Worsening of Mild Cognitive Impairment?

In previously depressed individuals, long-term selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors delayed conversion from mild cognitive impairment to Alzheimer disease by about 3... Read more »

New Study: UV-C Reduces Pediatric Viral Respiratory Illness

Disinfecting pediatric long-term care facilities with ultraviolet-C can reduce the incidence of respiratory illnesses caused by viral pathogens — including influenza,... Read more »

CDC Calls for Early Screenings to Identify Autism

The CDC recently encouraged all primary care physicians to follow guidelines of the American Academy of Pediatrics to screen children aged... Read more »

New Drug: New Warning Added to Package Insert for Lamictal (lamotrigine)

The FDA is warning that the medicine Lamictal (lamotrigine) for seizures and bipolar disorder can cause a rare but very serious... Read more »

21st Century Cures Act Medicaid Requirement: Electronic Visit Verification

Federal officials this week issued long-awaited guidelines to help states comply with an upcoming Medicaid requirement that service providers electronically check... Read more »

Biomedical Tattoo May Enable Early Cancer Detection

Swiss researchers developed a skin implant device with genetic components, called a biomedical tattoo, which monitors blood calcium levels to help... Read more »

New Study: Vitamin D and Type 2 Diabetes

Patients with higher levels of vitamin D had a lower incidence of diabetes, according to a long-term study recently published in... Read more »

Cannabis Compound May Benefit Patients with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome

Researchers examined 225 children and adults with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and found that those who received 20 mg/kg and 10 mg/kg of... Read more »

How Geography Influences Autism Treatment

There are many different treatment options for children with autism ranging from speech therapy to behavioral intervention and medication, but which... Read more »

Drug-Induced Photosensitivity

  As summer is now here, it is important for healthcare providers to educate our clients regarding summer-related issues, such as... Read more »