Psychology & Psychiatry

Cognitive remediation benefits patients with schizophrenia

(HealthDay)—Cognitive remediation is effective for both cognitive and functional outcomes among patients with schizophrenia, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis published in the August issue of JAMA Psychiatry.

Pediatrics

VTE risk up for children with inflammatory bowel disease

(HealthDay)—Children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have a higher risk for venous thromboembolism (VTE), according to a study published online June 27 in the Journal of Crohn's & Colitis.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

80 percent of asthma-related hospitalizations are avoidable

One in ten school-aged children in Australia have a current diagnosis of asthma. Every year, there are around 40,000 asthma hospitalisations and over 40 per cent of these are in children aged younger than 14 years old.

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