Psychosis symptoms linked to impaired information spread in the brain

Altered white matter limits the brain’s conscious access to information, potentially contributing to delusions and other psychotic symptoms of mental health disorders, according to new research published in JNeurosci. Your brain is always active, but you are not always aware of it. Accepted theory holds you do not become consciously aware of something until non-conscious […]

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College kid coming home for Thanksgiving? Here’s how to keep your family safe

As college students prepare to leave their campuses for Thanksgiving or study remotely for the rest of the semester, families should consider their risks and work to reduce them, according to an infectious disease expert. Dr. David Cennimo, an assistant professor in pediatric infectious disease at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark, offered suggestions […]

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Nurse practitioners play key role in opioid addiction treatment in very rural areas

Giving nurse practitioners the authority to prescribe buprenorphine has brought that gold standard treatment for opioid addiction to people who might not have had access to it before, according to a new study led by Tracy Klein, Ph.D., associate professor at the Washington State University College of Nursing in Vancouver. Klein and her colleagues Dan […]

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