How can we soothe tinnitus for my sister who has dementia? DR ELLIE CANNON answers your questions

DR ELLIE CANNON: Anxiety and depression makes tinnitus (file photo) much worse, and it's common for people with dementia to suffer both.
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ConclusionsBy using PIM-Check in geriatric settings, some PIP will not be detected. It is considered as a limitation for this tool in this frail population but brings a certain complementarity in other areas of therapy not covered by STOPP/START.
Source: European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Source: European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
AbstractTrazodone is a widely used antidepressant that is also useful in the control of agitation and insomnia in Alzheimer's disease. This drug is now recognized as having a new mechanism of action, an effect on the unfolded protein response (UPR) pathway, restoring protein translation and slowing neurodegenerative progression in mice. This mechanism may have a role in dementia-modifying treatment.  To explore the effects of trazodone on human cognition and to search for clinical evidence of its putative benefits in human neurodegenerative diseases, a systematic review was conducted for studies that evaluated the eff...
Source: European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
The company, founded by former Humana exec Aaron Gani in 2016, just inked a deal to develop and commercialize prescription digital therapeutics for treatment of social anxiety, generalized anxiety and major depressive disorders.
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ConclusionAddressing GPs ’ needs is essential when implementing depression screening tools in clinical practice. To overcome prejudices and enhance the efficacy of screening, further education for GPs on the purpose and application on depression screening may be needed. Standardized GP-targeted feedback in combination wit h depression screening could be the missing link to improve the detection of depression in primary care.
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Three children ’s advocacy organizations, including the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), on Tuesdaydeclared a national state of emergency in child and adolescent mental health requiring urgent government action.AACAP, along with the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children ’s Hospital Association, said that social isolation and other effects of the COVID-19 pandemic—including uncertainty, fear, and grief—have exacerbated longstanding problems affecting youth ’s mental health. Areport inPediatricsthis month showed that more than 140,000 U.S. children have expe...
Source: Psychiatr News - Category: Psychiatry Tags: AACAP adolescent children COVID-19 grief isolation mental health national emergency pandemic suicide Source Type: research
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Researchers at MIT, alongside collaborators from Uppsala University and KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden, developed a ‘robotic textile’ that consists of an array of actuatable fibers. The fiber actuators are powered using compr...
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Conditions:   Anxiety;   Educational Problems Intervention:   Device: Pico G2 4k Sponsors:   Children's Hospital Los Angeles;   Lumeum Inc. Not yet recruiting
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Conditions:   Anxiety;   Pancreatic Cancer Interventions:   Drug: Ketamine;   Drug: Placebo Sponsor:   Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Not yet recruiting
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