Neuropsychiatric Involvement in Juvenile-Onset Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.

Conclusion: The presence of headache, mood disorders, psychosis, depression, and other neuropsychological manifestations in a patient with JSLE should prompt investigations into diagnosis of the primary nervous system involvement in order to reduce mortality and morbidity. PMID: 30002929 [PubMed]
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Authors: Pincus T, Schmukler J, Castrejon I Abstract A patient history generally provides the most important information in diagnosis and management of patients with most rheumatic diseases, including osteoarthritis (OA). Patient history components can be expressed as quantitative, structured, "scientific" data, rather than "subjective" narrative descriptions, using patient self-report questionnaires. The Western Ontario McMaster (WOMAC) questionnaire is used in all OA clinical trials, and the health assessment questionnaire (HAQ) in all rheumatoid arthritis (RA) clinical trials, as "diseas...
Source: Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology - Category: Rheumatology Tags: Clin Exp Rheumatol Source Type: research
Authors: Hawker GA Abstract Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis, affecting 1 in 3 people over age 65 and women more so than men. The prevalence of OA is rising due, in part, to the increasing prevalence of OA risk factors, including obesity, physical inactivity, and joint injury. OA-related joint pain causes functional limitations, poor sleep, fatigue, depressed mood and loss of independence. Compared to age and sex-matched peers, OA patients incur higher out of pocket health-related expenditures and substantial costs due to lost productivity. Most people with OA (59-87%) have at least one othe...
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Publication date: Available online 15 October 2019Source: Brain, Behavior, and ImmunityAuthor(s): Jing Wang, Simin Lai, Guodong Li, Ting Zhou, Biao Wang, Fang Cao, Teng Chen, Xia Zhang, Yanjiong ChenAbstractWe previously demonstrated that the dopamine D3 receptor (D3R) inhibitor, NGB2904, increases susceptibility to depressive-like symptoms, elevates pro-inflammatory cytokine expression, and alters brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) levels in mesolimbic dopaminergic regions, including the medial prefrontal cortex (mPFC), nucleus accumbens (NAc), and ventral tegmental area (VTA) in mice. The mechanisms by which D3R in...
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A new study suggests an increased risk for suicide associated with angiotensin receptor blockers compared with ACE inhibitors among older adults, but leading cardiovascular experts are sceptical.Medscape Medical News
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The CGRP-targeting migraine-prevention drug fremanezumab is safe and effective in reducing migraines for patients who have failed up to four other therapies, new research shows.Medscape Medical News
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Spravato is for use with an oral antidepressant in adults with major depressive disorder who have failed at least two different antidepressants.International Approvals
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Publication date: Available online 18 October 2019Source: Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial SurgeryAuthor(s): Amely Hartmann, Claudia Welte-Jzyk, Bilal Al-Nawas, Monika DaubländerSummaryThe aim of this study was to evaluate if patients after orofacial cleft repair experience neurophysiological changes with consecutive chronic pain states after surgery.Patients (n=48) with a repaired orofacial cleft (CLP) recruited in a support group took part in a survey including five questionnaires. They revealed pain states, described cleft situation and history, and epidemiological data. Patients’ quality of life and psycholog...
Source: Journal of Cranio Maxillofacial Surgery - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
Publication date: December 2019Source: Biomedicine &Pharmacotherapy, Volume 120Author(s): Jing Meng, Dong-Ming Wang, Li-Ling LuoAbstractDepression is a complicated etiological pattern, and its pathology and effective treatments are highly limited.C1q-tumor necrosis factor-related protein-3 (CTRP3) is an adipokine, playing crucial roles in metabolic regulatory properties. However, the effects of CTRP3 on depression are largely unknown. In the present study, we found that CTRP3 expression levels were markedly reduced in hippocampus of mice with depression induced by chronic unpredictable mild stress (CUMS). In mouse mode...
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ConclusionOur data demonstrate that DEX sedation carries a potential risk of aspiration due to swallowing reflex depression during elevation of the larynx; therefore, suctioning of water and saliva should be rigorously performed. However, peripheral muscle contraction of the submental muscle complex, neural organization function, and timing of the swallowing reflex in relation to the respiratory cycle are not affected.
Source: Journal of Dental Sciences - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research
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