Monthly Archives: September 2012

Pain Week

PAINWeek is the nation’s largest pain conference for frontline clinicians with an interest in pain management. Over 1500 physicians, nursing professionals, physician assistants, dentists, pharmacists, and psychologists attended this year. Courses offering over 100 hours of continuing medical education were … Continue reading

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The Prevalence of ADHD Revisited

A study funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and published this week in the Journal of Attention Disorders sought to evaluate the diagnosis and treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Monitoring the prevalence of ADHD is an … Continue reading

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Targeting Inflammation in Treatment Resistant Depression

Research published in this month’s Archives of General Psychiatry evaluated the use of a monoclonal antibody (mAb) against tumor necrosis factor (TNF) alpha for treatment resistant depression. Researchers at Emory University studied whether blocking inflammation would be a useful treatment … Continue reading

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