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Cincinnati Children's scientists receive grant to advance research on air pollution and mental health

Scientists at Cincinnati Children's just received a 5-year grant totaling $5.3 million from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) to advance research into the relationship between air pollution and mental health in children and adolescents. The grant will enable the scientists to conduct new air pollution exposure studies and analyze its impact on […]

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Depression, Chronic Comorbidities ‘Inextricably Linked’

For many adults, depression and chronic medical conditions are inextricably linked. In fact, the prevalence of depression is 2-10 times higher among people with chronic medical conditions, particularly in people with chronic pain, where the prevalence reaches 40%-60%, according to Jonathan E. Alpert, MD, PhD. Dr Jonathan Alpert “About 60% of adults over 65 have two […]

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Video Games Linked to Lower Depression Risk for Boys

A new study published in Psychological Medicine suggests that a nuanced approach may be needed to understand how types of screen-time activities affect adolescents. Regular video game use was linked to a lower risk of depressive symptoms among boys but not girls. On the other hand, frequent social media use was linked to a higher […]

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Study examines religious experiences, depression

A national study examines the link between religious experiences and depression by following more than 12,000 American adolescents from their teens into middle adulthood. The research indicates that attending religious services staves off depression, but it also ties life-changing spiritual experiences and a belief in divine leading and angelic protection to an increased risk for […]

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Tiny population of neurons may have big role in depression

A tiny population of neurons known to be important to appetite appear to also have a significant role in depression that results from unpredictable, chronic stress, scientists say. These AgRP neurons reside exclusively in the bottom portion of the hypothalamus called the arcuate nucleus, or ARC, and are known to be important to energy homeostasis […]

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APO-Pregabalin

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. APO-PREGABALIN Contains the active ingredient pregabalin Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet Read this leaflet carefully before taking your medicine. This leaflet answers some common questions about pregabalin. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take […]

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Nufloxib

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. NUFLOXIB norfloxacin CONSUMER MEDICINE INFORMATION What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about Nufloxib. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist. All medicines have […]

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Chemmart Clomipramine

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. CHEMMART CLOMIPRAMINE Contains the active ingredient, clomipramine (as clomipramine hydrochloride) Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet Read this leaflet carefully before taking your medicine This leaflet answers some common questions about clomipramine. It does not contain all the available information.It […]

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Locilan

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. LOCILAN┬« 28 DAY TABLETS Norethisterone Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about LOCILAN 28 day tablets. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your […]

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Benlysta

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. BENLYSTA for injection belimumab (rmc) 120 mg and 400 mg powder; belimumab (rmc) 200 mg in 1 mL solution Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet Please read this leaflet carefully before you are given BENLYSTA. This leaflet answers some common […]