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Adequately Treating Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Adequately Treating Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

An antiviral that targets all the Herpes family virus successfully treated a patient with CFS.

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Cardiometabolic and Mortality Risks in Chronic Inflammatory Disorders

Cardiometabolic and Mortality Risks in Chronic Inflammatory Disorders

Certain inflammatory disorders may increase the risk for cardiometabolic events and all-cause mortality.

Brief Behavioral Therapy in Primary Care Setting Effective for Youth With Anxiety & Depression

Brief Behavioral Therapy in Primary Care Setting Effective for Youth With Anxiety & Depression

A brief behavioral intervention delivered in a primary care setting was found to be effective for youth with anxiety and depression.

Majority of Opioid Rx for Patients With Mental Disorders

Majority of Opioid Rx for Patients With Mental Disorders

More than half of all opioids prescribed in the United States are for patients who have a mental health disorder.

Persistent Pain Linked With Greater Memory Decline & Dementia Probability

Persistent Pain Linked With Greater Memory Decline & Dementia Probability

Older adults with persistent pain showed more rapid memory decline and greater dementia probability compared with adults without persistent pain.

Rapidly Increasing Opioid Dose Raises Risk for New-Onset Depression

Rapidly Increasing Opioid Dose Raises Risk for New-Onset Depression

Rapid increases in prescription opioid dose may lead to higher rates of new-onset depression.

Increased Risk of Depression in Individuals With Insomnia

Increased Risk of Depression in Individuals With Insomnia

Insomnia carries more than double the risk of depression, according to a recent meta-analysis.

Shift Work Linked With Poor Health Indicators

Shift Work Linked With Poor Health Indicators

Excess weight, sleep issues more common among those with changing schedules.

Less Weight Gain with Gabapentin Enacarbil Therapy for DPN

Less Weight Gain with Gabapentin Enacarbil Therapy for DPN

Gabapentin enacarbil was associated with lower incidences of peripheral edema and weight gain than pregabalin, according to authors of a multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled Phase 2 study.

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