Today's Health News

Hospitalizations With Psych Diagnosis Common in ESKD

Dialysis adults hospitalized with psychiatric diagnoses have higher risk of all-cause death

Reduction in PTSD Symptoms Linked to Decrease in T2DM

Patients with clinically meaningful reduction in PTSD Checklist score less likely to develop type 2 diabetes

Weight Loss Feasible Regardless of Psychiatric Meds Use

Weight loss amount similar for women taking and not taking psychiatric medications

Prurigo Nodularis Associated With Mental Health Disorders

Odds increased for mental health disorders, HIV infection, systemic illnesses

Opioid Addiction Treatment Used More in States That Expanded Medicaid

Fivefold increase seen in Medicaid-covered prescriptions for buprenorphine during 2011 to 2018

Taking Buprenorphine for Opioid Use Disorder May Up Other Med Compliance

Findings seen among those taking buprenorphine and any of five other drug classes

Depression, Substance Use Increasing in Former Smokers

2005 to 2016 saw increase in prevalence of major depression; marijuana use increased from 2002 to 2016

Use of Opioids + Cannabis Tied to Poorer Mental Health

Co-use associated with anxiety and depression symptoms compared with opioid use alone

Childhood-Onset IBD Ups Risk for Psychiatric Morbidity

Risk significantly increased for suicide attempt and mood, anxiety, personality, eating disorders

Exposure to Pollution May Up Risk for Psychiatric Disorders

Higher rates of bipolar disorder, major depression linked to poor air quality in U.S., Denmark cohorts