Tag: "spotlights" at medical news
The CARDIA Study: Statement from Dr. Claude Lenfant, director, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
... Journal of the American Medical Association(JAMA) spotlights
the health risks of obesity, a major risk factor for heartdisease. About 97 million American adults --55 percent of the population-- are nowoverweight or obese. The JAMA issue includes three articles on research supported by the NationalHeart, Lung,...
Psychotherapy, meds best for youth with obsessive compulsive disorder
...take inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant. The research spotlights
the need for improved access to CBT, since most young people with OCD currently receive only the antidepressant, often combined with an antipsychotic medication. John March, M.D., Duke University, Edna Foa, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, and coll...