Several anti-inflammatory drugs, including aspirin, oestrogens, minocycline and N-acetylcysteine, appear to help mitigate symptom severity in patients with schizophrenia, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Maltreatment experienced during childhood appears to lead to hypersensitivity in adulthood, which is characterized by discomfort of fast touch and a preference for wider interpersonal distance, a recent study has shown.
Majority of formerly suicidal chronic pain patients do not experience the recurrence of such ideations, a recent study has found. This resilience was more likely to occur in those who are better educated and have a confidant.
Treatment with low-dose testosterone in women with anorexia nervosa (AN) for 24 weeks results in less weight gain with no sustained improvements in depression, anxiety or disordered eating symptoms compared with placebo, a recent study has shown.
Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who feel lonely and socially isolated are more likely to visit the emergency department (ED), with their perceived health status being poor, a study has shown.
Urinary symptom severity at baseline, race, depression and psychological stress appear to exacerbate the bother of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in men and women treated at tertiary care facilities, a recent study has shown.