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Dr Miriam Stoppard: Ketamine being used as depression drug that produces results within hours

Antidepressants can take a depressingly long time to kick in – a minimum of two weeks but often more like three to four. That waiting time can be ­disabling for patients, but what if an antidepressant could work in a day? Sounds far-fetched? It isn’t. Remember ketamine, that rather unpredictable street drug of the 90s?… Read More »

How Grady Health System used AI to reduce preventable readmissions

Preventing avoidable readmissions is a focal point of most, if not all health systems big and small. These episodes are often costly to the patient and provider and open up additional opportunities for exposure to hospital-acquired infections. However, some patient populations, especially those with chronic disease and those impeded by socioeconomic factors, are even more… Read More »

Sensory neurons can be used to discover therapies for ALS

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists have shown that mutations in specific genes that destroy motor neurons and thereby cause the devastating effects of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis — also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease — also attack sensory neurons. The discovery in today’s (Thursday, Nov. 8) Scientific Reports indicates that studying sensory neurons… Read More »

Clomid (clomiphene Citrate) Medication Used In Infertility Treatment For Women

by neofedex Infertility in women Inability of women to become pregnant in spite of attempting for the duration of entire year (or six months in case of women aged 35+ years) is considered as infertility. Even women who may become pregnant but are unable to continue being pregnant are also considered as infertile. Infertility may… Read More »