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Binge-eating disorder: a review of effective treatment options

Binge-eating disorder: a review of effective treatment options

Cognitive behavioral therapy, lisdexamfetamine, second-generation antidepressants, and topiramate reduced binge eating.

European and American guidelines lead to different statin recommendations

European and American guidelines lead to different statin recommendations

Researchers observed a lower frequency of statin recommendation with ESC guidelines compared with the AHA/ACC guidelines.

Cohort effect shows earlier and stronger effects of bipolar disorder

Cohort effect shows earlier and stronger effects of bipolar disorder

Researchers observe a cohort effect for earlier age at onset of bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder is also more common in patients with a family history of unipolar depression and bipolar disorder.

Bipolar disorder treatment more effective in earlier stages

Bipolar disorder treatment more effective in earlier stages

Treatment initiated in the early stages of bipolar disorder is more effective than treatment in later stages.

Use of stronger antibiotics increases in US hospitals

Use of stronger antibiotics increases in US hospitals

Although the overall use of antibiotics in US hospitals is unchanged, use of broad spectrum agents has increased significantly.

Introducing allergens at an early age may help prevent food allergies

Introducing allergens at an early age may help prevent food allergies

Introducing foods like eggs and peanuts to babies may decrease their chance of developing allergies later in life.

The FDA approves first drug for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

The FDA approves first drug for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Data showed an increase in dystrophin production that could predict clinical benefit among patients with DMD.

Codeine use unsafe in children, AAP issues stronger warning

Codeine use unsafe in children, AAP issues stronger warning

Additional clinical research is required to understand the risk and benefits of opioid and nonopioid alternatives for acute pain.

Multibiomarker disease activity predicts relapse in rheumatoid arthritis patients

Multibiomarker disease activity predicts relapse in rheumatoid arthritis patients

Multibiomarker disease activity improved relapse prediction in RA patients who are in remission.

Patient personality may affect treatment adherence in rheumatoid arthritis

Patient personality may affect treatment adherence in rheumatoid arthritis

Early and aggressive management of RA is urged by investigators.

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