Monthly Archives: August 2016

FDA Approves Devices for Assessing Cognitive Function After Brain Injury

This week the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved two computerized cognitive tests that can assess cognitive skills immediately following a suspected brain injury or concussion. The Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing (ImPACT) and ImPACT Pediatric are the … Continue reading

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Patients With Bipolar Disorder Wait Six Years Before Receiving Diagnosis and Treatment

In a new study published in the Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, researchers conducted a meta-analysis of 27 studies involving 9,415 patients and found that bipolar patients wait six years on average from the time their symptoms start to show up … Continue reading

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