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Study: Many patients with schizophrenia and epilepsy die before reaching the age of fifty

Study: Many patients with schizophrenia and epilepsy die before reaching the age of fifty

New clinical trial for patients with IBS-D offers real hope and drug free relief

New clinical trial for patients with IBS-D offers real hope and drug free relief

Polypharmacy in old age increases risk of adverse side effects

Polypharmacy in old age increases risk of adverse side effects

Study finds no association between antiepileptic drug use and dementia risk

Study finds no association between antiepileptic drug use and dementia risk

Multiple sclerosis therapies delay progression of disability

Multiple sclerosis therapies delay progression of disability

Obesity help on the front line

Obesity help on the front line

Study shows correlation between childhood infections and increased risk of mental disorders

Study shows correlation between childhood infections and increased risk of mental disorders

Study highlights need for interventions to improve statin use among older adults

Study highlights need for interventions to improve statin use among older adults

IU researchers receive $1.55 million from NIH to improve chronic-disease management

IU researchers receive $1.55 million from NIH to improve chronic-disease management

Spurred by convenience, millennials often spurn the ‘family doctor’ model

Spurred by convenience, millennials often spurn the ‘family doctor’ model

Women with epilepsy have five times greater risk of dying during pregnancy

Women with epilepsy have five times greater risk of dying during pregnancy

Benefit and harm of new screening program for depression still remain unclear

Benefit and harm of new screening program for depression still remain unclear

Grieving patients treated with talk therapy have lower risk of suicide and psychiatric illness

Grieving patients treated with talk therapy have lower risk of suicide and psychiatric illness

Research: Dying at home could be beneficial for terminally ill cancer patients and their relatives

Research: Dying at home could be beneficial for terminally ill cancer patients and their relatives

Most concussion patients do not receive follow-up care after hospital discharge, says study

Most concussion patients do not receive follow-up care after hospital discharge, says study

Free access for children to GP services increases utilization of care

Free access for children to GP services increases utilization of care

More suspected cancer cases can be identified early within primary care

More suspected cancer cases can be identified early within primary care

Study proves usefulness of EDX testing in diagnosis, management of neuromuscular disorders

Study proves usefulness of EDX testing in diagnosis, management of neuromuscular disorders

Children with autism more likely to be prescribed antipsychotic medication, study finds

Children with autism more likely to be prescribed antipsychotic medication, study finds

Mental health assessment in health checks can help detect psychologically vulnerable people

Mental health assessment in health checks can help detect psychologically vulnerable people