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NIH funds collaboration to improve mental health treatment for Latinos

NIH funds collaboration to improve mental health treatment for Latinos

Irvine, California, October 3, 2022 – The National Institutes of Health is awarding nearly $4.7 million over five years to support research teams from the University of California campuses in Irvine, Berkeley and San Francisco who are collaborating on a new project that will combine support from peers with the use of a digital platform …

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Managing your child's ADHD treatment as symptoms progress

Managing your child’s ADHD treatment as symptoms progress

As the Wall Street Journal recently reported, the American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders is developing the first national guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the adults. While the news that there were no consistent treatment guidelines for adults with ADHD surprised many, there are countless …

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Rep Mfume leads a discussion on the 'non-traditional' topic of black pain management and treatment in DC

Rep Mfume leads a discussion on the ‘non-traditional’ topic of black pain management and treatment in DC

US Representative Kweisi Mfume spoke about racial bias in health care at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation conference in DC This content was republished with permission from WTOP’s press partners at Maryland Matters. Sign up for Maryland Matters’ free email subscription today. U.S. Representative Kweisi Mfume (D-Md.) is a familiar face at the Congressional Black …

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What to do when your HMO says no to a treatment or medication

What to do when your HMO says no to a treatment or medication

Challenging a denial from your health plan for a treatment, therapy, or drug can seem like an uphill battle, but here’s the good news: California consumers are often successful. Over the past two years, patients prevailed in about 68 percent of independent medical reviews conducted by the state Department of Managed Health Care, which regulates …

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How an FQHC uses telehealth for primary care, behavioral health and addictions treatment

How an FQHC uses telehealth for primary care, behavioral health and addictions treatment

Harbor Care Health and Wellness Center in Nashua, New Hampshire provides primary care, behavioral health services and dental services to a homeless or at-risk population. Harbor Care Health is a Federally Licensed Community Center (FQHC). FQHCs were created to provide affordable medical services to people in need, regardless of their ability to pay. THE PROBLEM …

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Ionis Provides Update on Development Program Evaluating PCSK9 Antisense Drug for the Treatment of Hypercholesterolemia

Ionis Provides Update on Development Program Evaluating PCSK9 Antisense Drug for the Treatment of Hypercholesterolemia

ION449 (AZD8233) met the primary endpoint in phase 2b SOLANO study for patients with hypercholesterolemia ION449 will not proceed to Phase 3 development based on predefined criteria CARLSBAD, Calif., September 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: IONS) today announced that key results from the 2b SOLANO A study in patients with hypercholesterolemia demonstrated …

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Scholarship funds available for students pursuing careers in mental health treatment

Scholarship funds available for students pursuing careers in mental health treatment

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and WPBF 25 News speaks with the CEO of a local health organization dedicated to improving the health of people throughout Palm Beach County. Patrick McNamara is the President and CEO of Palm Health Foundation, which works to build a culture of health, strengthen brain health, and strengthen …

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Beagles rescued from Virginia Dog Breeder get star treatment in DC - Iowa Capital Dispatch

Beagles rescued from Virginia Dog Breeder get star treatment in DC – Iowa Capital Dispatch

WASHINGTON — Now-famous beagles rescued from a breeding and research facility in Virginia were on Capitol Hill Thursday as an animal welfare group and a California congressman lobbied for legislation that would promote adoption of research animals. “It is unfortunate that animals are still allowed to be used in testing. I hope this will go …

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Insurance status may affect quality of patient treatment, study finds

WASHINGTON — People with Medicaid and those without insurance said they experienced more unfair treatment from health care providers and office staff than those with private insurance, data shows. of an investigation. Nearly 10% of adults with public health coverage such as Medicaid reported experiencing unfair treatment or judgment in a clinical setting because of …

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Combined treatment with avelumab and axitinib for advanced type B3 thymoma and thymic carcinoma shows promise as second-line therapy after standard treatment.  |  Medicine in 2 Minutes

Combined treatment with avelumab and axitinib for advanced type B3 thymoma and thymic carcinoma shows promise as second-line therapy after standard treatment. | Medicine in 2 Minutes

1. Patients who had never received anti-angiogenesis therapy had longer progression-free survival 2. Adverse effects of the combination of avelumab and axitinib are mild and include abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting. Level of evidence assessment: 2 (Good) Summary of the study: Type B3 thymoma and thymic carcinoma are aggressive tumors with poor survival outcomes …

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