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Study Details Decline in Febuxostat Use Following Addition of Boxed Warning by FDA

Study Details Decline in Febuxostat Use Following Addition of Boxed Warning by FDA

A new study is providing clinicians with a breakdown of the real-world impact of the 2019 labeling changes to febuxostat (Uloric) following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s addition of a boxed warning to packaging for the treatment of gout. An analysis of data from the IQVIA PharMetrics Plus database and the Optum Research …

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Phillips was awarded the prestigious Barry Scholarship to study Oxford University – UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health

July 20, 2023 Ethan Phillips Ethan Phillips, a recent graduate of the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, has been named the 2023 recipient of the John and Diana Barry Scholarship, which provides comprehensive funding for graduate study at the University of Oxford. This autumn, he will read for a Master of Sciences (MSc) …

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Study uncovers gender-specific links between childhood trauma and psychosis

A new study published in Psychological Medicine explores the distinct role childhood trauma plays in the development of mental health disorders, especially schizophrenia spectrum disorders (SSDs). This research suggests that past traumatic events experienced in childhood affect men and women differently when it comes to the onset and progression of these disorders. The researchers found …

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A new study claims that taking this supplement can reverse your biological age by one year

A new study claims that taking this supplement can reverse your biological age by one year

It seems like we’re always chasing the fountain of youth (not to mention spending a pretty penny doing it) whether it’s an anti-aging cream, the latest cosmetic treatment, a supplement, or fashion styling tricks. But vanity aside, we all want to improve our longevity so we can live the longest, healthiest, and most fulfilling life …

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Ketamine injections for depression? A new study shows promising results, but it’s one of many options

Ketamine might be better known as a recreational drug or anesthetic. But there is growing evidence of its use for people with hard-to-treat depression. An Australian study released today showed some positive results for people with treatment-resistant depression when given ketamine injections. But we don’t know if these effects are sustained long-term, and there are …

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These pantry commons may hold the key to battling superbugs: study

Health From mlallanillanyp1 July 12, 2023 | 17:05 In the fight against superbug infections that are resistant to modern antibiotics, doctors are turning to the ancient past. Researchers have found that a combination of honey and vinegar is a powerful antibacterial agent that helps wounds heal quickly without infection. In our survey of pre-modern recipes, …

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Multivitamins help prevent memory loss, according to a major study

Hiroshi Watanabe/Getty Multivitamins have dropped a lot of scrutiny in recent years, as numerous studies have failed to confirm that they protect against cancer, heart disease, diabetes, or other common ailments. In fact, the medical community is divided on whether or not to take them. Some doctors state that healthy adults who eat a relatively …

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Exercise is effective for fighting chronic depression: study

Short bouts of exercise may help reduce symptoms of chronic depression, according to one study. The study, published Monday in JAMA Network Open, found that when people over 50 who suffer from conditions often linked to depression like diabetes, heart disease and chronic pain exercised, the activity reduced their depressive symptoms. The research, which followed …

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Antidepressants, antipsychotics and benzos all increase suicide attempts in a new study

A new study a JAMA network open found that antidepressants do not prevent suicide. The researchers concluded that antidepressants, antipsychotics and benzodiazepines were all associated with increased suicide attempts in people with borderline personality disorder (BPD). Mood stabilizers had no effect on suicide attempt rates. ADHD stimulant drugs were the only drug class associated with …

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