Monthly Archives: April 2012

New AAN Guidelines on Migraine Prevention

The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and the American Headache Society (AHA) have published new guidelines for the prevention of episodic migraine. The goal was to provide updated evidence-based recommendations for the preventive treatment of migraine headache. The clinical question … Continue reading

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CME Outfitters Demonstrates Best in Class at the 37th Annual Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions Conference

CME Outfitters (CMEO) receives outstanding responses from two CMEO poster presentations, and two interactive breakout sessions at the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions Annual Conference CME Outfitters (CMEO), a leading international provider for continuing medical education, is … Continue reading

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Computerized 3D Self-help Intervention for Adolescent Depression

According to a study published in BMJ, adolescents suffering from depression can benefit just as much from specialized computer therapy as they do from one-to-one therapy with a clinician. Using SPARX, an interactive 3D fantasy game, researchers from the University … Continue reading

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Linking Mental Illness To Chronic Physical Illness Risk

Results from a study by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) demonstrated that individuals aged 18 and older who had any mental illness, major depressive episodes or serious mental illness in the past year, are more likely to … Continue reading

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Paraskevidekatriaphobia

Some people take fear of Friday the 13th or paraskevidekatriaphobia very seriously. The year 2012 is an especially bad year for those who fear this day. Most years have one or two Friday the 13ths, but this year, there are … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Biomarker and Major Depression

Research published in the American Journal of Psychiatry demonstrates that elderly patients who are cognitively intact and diagnosed with major depression may have low levels of amyloid beta 42 (Aß-42) in cerebral spinal fluid (CSF). Aß-42 has been implicated in … Continue reading

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New IOM Report on Epilepsy

A new report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) highlights gaps in the knowledge and management of epilepsy. The report recommends specific actions to promote a better understanding of the disorder and improve the lives of patients with epilepsy and … Continue reading

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CME Outfitters Awarded Accreditation with Commendation

CME Outfitters (CMEO), a leading provider for continuing medical education, is proud to announce that it has been awarded Accreditation with Commendation, the highest recognition an organization can merit.  This is a second time award for CMEO since it first … Continue reading

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