May 20, 2021
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The Latest In Psychiatry News: May 14, 2021


This week, we’re sharing the most recent top stories in psychiatry news.

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Clozapine Found Most Effective in Patients With Schizophrenia and Conduct Disorder American Psychiatric Association Publishing, April 13, 2021

The findings highlight the importance of assessing a patient’s history of conduct disorder when considering medication options.

Adulterants in Street Drugs Tied to Increased COVID Risk Medscape Medical News, May 12, 2021

Street drugs such as heroin and cocaine now contain at least one toxic adulterant, which may cause a drastic drop in white blood cells, leaving drug users more vulnerable to infection.

‘Calcium Imbalance’ Linked to Bipolar Severity Medscape Medical News, May 11, 2021

Calcium homeostasis, rather than just serum vitamin D levels, is linked to adverse outcomes in bipolar disorder, with parathyroid hormone a promising marker of severity, new research suggests.

Mediterranean diet improves cognition, protects against proteins linked to AD Healio, March 17, 2021

Following a Mediterranean diet protected against memory decline and medial temporal atrophy, according to a study published in Neurology.

FDA approves higher dose naloxone nasal spray for treating opioid overdose Healio, March 17, 2021

The FDA today announced approval of a higher dose naloxone hydrochloride nasal spray product for opioid overdose treatment.

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