Psychology & Psychiatry

Adjunct minocycline no benefit for treatment-resistant depression

For patients with treatment-resistant depression (TRD), minocycline as add-on to antidepressant treatment as usual does not reduce depressive symptoms, according to a study published online Sept. 14 in JAMA Network Open.

Medications

Suvorexant may ease symptoms during opioid withdrawal therapy

For individuals with opioid use disorder undergoing a buprenorphine/naloxone taper, suvorexant might be a promising treatment for reducing sleep disturbance and easing opioid withdrawal, according to a study published online ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Probiotics don't improve poor vaginal health

Pregnancy chances in IVF can be affected by many factors including the type of bacteria which naturally colonize the reproductive tract. 'Good' bacteria in the form of probiotics are of increasing interest in treating women ...

Medications

US approves first pill for treatment of alopecia

The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved a drug called baricitinib as the first oral tablet for treating severe alopecia areata, an autoimmune disorder affecting more than 300,000 people in the United States every ...

Medications

Sotrovimab may prevent progression to severe COVID-19

For nonhospitalized patients with symptomatic mild-to-moderate COVID-19 and a high risk for progression, risk for all-cause hospitalization or death is reduced with sotrovimab versus placebo, according to a study published ...

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