Because it’s difficult to measure the effectiveness of ketamine for depression

Estimated reading time: 5-6 minutes In recent years, the medical world has studied the effectiveness of the anesthetic agent ketamine in treating depression, and the results have been promising. A 2019 study published in PubMed Central found that ketamine “has a robust and rapid effect on depression” that was immediately apparent and sustained at the …

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“Nature’s Ozempic” has a rather gross side effect

PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY Matthew Cooley. PHOTOGRAPHS USED IN ILLUSTRATION FROM Adobe Stock; Getty On social media, the supposed wonder drug that’s on everyone’s lips right now is Ozempic, the drug created to treat type 2 diabetes that’s now being used as a weight-loss treatment. But with access to Ozempic dwindling as demand soars and prices …

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California should end this health insurance tactic that delays urgent treatment

In summary Many Californians who need urgent health services are often delayed due to an insurance protocol known as prior authorization. A bill in the Legislature could reform prior authorization rules so that it no longer serves as a barrier to essential treatment. Guest comment written by Ocean McIntyre Ocean McIntyre is a space science …

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‘The Crowded Room’ is based on a disturbing true story

With episode 7, The crowded room finally reveals the big twist that is crucial to the core of understanding the drama series and its brooding protagonist, Danny Sullivan. Danny (Tom Holland) was arrested for a shooting in 1979 New York City, and he spilled his mysterious backstory to a patient but probing listener, Rya Goodwin …

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State market would improve access to health care | Arizona Capitol Times

Gov. Katie Hobbs demonstrated her political acumen during her recent showdown with the Republican-controlled legislature to pass an $18 billion bipartisan budget. She worked diligently with both sides to negotiate a deal that addressed some of the state’s greatest needs, especially affordable housing, infrastructure, and expanding health insurance for children. While these articles will have …

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KFF survey shows complexity, bureaucracy, denials, confusion rivaling affordability as an issue for insured consumers, with some saying it has led them to opt out or delay care

KFF survey shows complexity, bureaucracy, denials, confusion rivaling affordability as an issue for insured consumers, with some saying it has led them to opt out or delay care

KFF survey shows complexity, bureaucracy, denials, confusion rivaling affordability as an issue for insured consumers, with some saying it has led them to opt out or delay care The majority (58%) of people with health insurance say they have experienced at least one problem using their coverage in the past year, with even higher shares …

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