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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Effective Treatment For Depressed Teenage Girls, Says Study

Philadelphia, September 16: The risk of developing the major depressive disorder (MDD) surges during adolescence-particularly for girls. Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can be an effective treatment, but only about half of girls diagnosed with depression show significant improvement. Researchers have now identified a non-invasive test of brain function that could help predict who will respond… Read More »

FDA Approves Viltepso (viltolarsen) for the Treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in Patients Amenable to Exon 53 Skipping Therapy

FDA Approves Viltepso (viltolarsen) for the Treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in Patients Amenable to Exon 53 Skipping Therapy Print this page PARAMUS, N.J., Aug. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — NS Pharma, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Viltepso (viltolarsen) injection for patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) who… Read More »

3 Studies Point the Way to Better Treatment for Traumatic Brain Injury

The National Institutes of Health supports studies that look for better ways to treat traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients. Here are some recent findings: Mental health issues may appear after a head injury. About one in five people may experience mental health issues up to six months after a mild head injury or concussion. Researchers found… Read More »

Medical News Today: Heart health: Are women getting incorrect treatment?

Recent research suggests that ignoring sex-specific risk factors of heart disease has resulted in women having a higher risk of dying from heart failure than men. Share on PinterestDifferences between men and women may mean that the latter do not receive the right treatment for heart conditions. A review published in Nature Medicine reveals an… Read More »

Epinephrine is the only effective treatment for anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction that can potentially lead to death if not promptly treated. Allergic reactions typically begin suddenly after exposure to an allergen, which may be a food, medication, insect sting, or another trigger. Anaphylaxis can occur in anyone at any time; it can sometimes be triggered by allergens that a person… Read More »

Where do you get chlamydia treatment

Chlamydia can be easily cured with antibiotics. Persons with chlamydia should abstain from sexual activity for 7 days after single dose antibiotics or until completion of a 7-day course of antibiotics, to prevent spreading the infection to partners. It is important to take all of the medication prescribed to cure chlamydia. Medication for chlamydia should… Read More »

Moderna Hires New CFO Amid Race To Develop Coronavirus Treatment

CAMBRIDGE, MA – MAY 18: Moderna Therapeutics headquarters in Cambridge, MA are pictured on May 18, … [+] 2020. Moderna is one of a number of companies making progress on a Coronavirus vaccine. (Photo by Blake Nissen for The Boston Globe via Getty Images) Boston Globe via Getty Images Biotech company Moderna, which is among… Read More »