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Depot Buprenorphine Improves Outcomes in Opioid Dependence

Improvement seen in treatment satisfaction and several secondary end points for depot buprenorphine versus sublingual buprenorphine

Risks for Suicide, Self-Harm Up for Adult ICU Survivors

Factors include previous depression or anxiety, previous PTSD, invasive mechanical ventilation

App Could Analyze Eye-Gaze Patterns to ID Autism in Toddlers

Area under receiver operating characteristic curve for discriminating ASD from non-ASD was 0.90 using multiple gaze features

Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Described for Children Born Preterm

Children born at 24 to 26, 27 to 31, and 32 to 34 weeks have considerable rates of moderate/severe disabilities at age 5

Dual Use of E-Cigarettes + Smoked Products Ups Risk for Respiratory Symptoms

Elevated risk for symptoms such as wheezing, nocturnal dry cough higher with dual use than for use of either product type alone

Mediterranean Diet May Protect Against Memory Decline

Higher MeDi adherence linked to larger mediotemporal gray matter volume, better memory, less amyloid and pTau181 pathology

Physicians Report Sharing Office Visit Notes Beneficial Overall

While time concerns declined after implementation, half of the clinicians reported being less candid in their documentation

Physician’s Briefing Weekly Coronavirus Roundup

Here is what the editors at Physician's Briefing chose as the most important COVID-19 developments for you and your practice for the week of...

Many Oncology Patients Are Lonely During COVID-19

Those categorized as lonely have higher levels of social isolation, higher symptom severity scores for all symptoms

Medication May Ease ADHD Symptoms in Preschool-Aged Children

Symptoms are reduced in a majority of preschool-aged children who initiate therapy with α2-adrenergic agonists or stimulants for ADHD