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CDC: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Prevalence 1.3 Percent in 2021 to 2022

Higher prevalence seen for White non-Hispanic adults, adults with family income less than 100 percent of poverty level

Light Therapy Aids Psychobehavioral Symptoms With Alzheimer Disease

Significant benefits seen for sleep efficacy, depression, and agitation

Tardive Dyskinesia Impacts Patients and Caregivers

Impacts on caregivers included activity and employment impairment

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Beneficial in Alzheimer Disease

Active tCDS improves cognitive functions in memory domain, including word recall, recall of test instructions, word recognition

More Than Four Hours of Smartphone Use a Day Harmful to Teens

Significantly higher risk seen for stress, suicidal ideation, and substance use

Stigmatizing Attitudes Identified Toward Individuals With Acne

Participants reported less comfort being friends with, hiring, having physical contact, dating someone with severe acne

White House Looks to Curb Big Pharma’s Sky-High Drug Prices

If a drug is too expensive, the Biden administration will use federal law to grant patent licenses to rival pharma companies

Brain Stimulation Can Improve Prospective Memory in Schizophrenia

Twenty transcranial magnetic stimulation treatments over four weeks result in improvement in event-based prospective memory

2018 to 2021 Saw Increase in Pregnancy-Linked Drug OD Mortality Ratios

Mortality ratio increased about threefold for pregnant and postpartum women aged 35 to 44 years

Housing Instability Tied to Higher Risk for Dementia Diagnosis

Findings show 40 percent higher risk among housing-insecure veterans