Several pharmacologic interventions, including cannabinoids and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), do not appear to be effective in the treatment of cannabis use disorder (CUD), a study has shown.
In the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) and trauma-focused cognitive behavioural therapy (TF-CBT) appear to be most effective at reducing symptoms and increasing remission rates as well as sustaining symptom improvements after therapy has ended, according to the results of a meta-analysis.
Women with successful weight loss can maintain their weight with the help of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), with corresponding continuation of reduced energy intake and doing more physical activities which may be beneficial in the long term, a recent study has shown.
Recruitment of neural circuitry, which translates taste stimulation to motivated eating behaviour when a person is hungry, appears to facilitate food avoidance and extended episodes of extremely restricted food intake when reduced in individuals with anorexia nervosa, according to a study.
Having migraine during midlife appears to be associated with a higher risk of developing dementia in later life, according to a large population-based longitudinal Danish study presented at the AHS* 2020 Virtual Meeting, indicating that migraine may be a risk factor for dementia.
Patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) often suffer from liver abnormalities, which are associated with higher body mass index (BMI), daily consumption of alcohol, more severe disease, and some therapies, according to a recent study.
Pembrolizumab in combination with chemotherapy significantly improves progression-free survival (PFS) vs chemotherapy alone in patients with previously untreated, locally recurrent inoperable or metastatic triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), results of the KEYNOTE-355 study have shown.