Addiction

Cannabis users require more sedation for endoscopy

Patients who use cannabis required higher levels of sedation during gastric endoscopies than non-users, according to research to be presented at Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2022. As cannabis is legalized in more places and ...

Medications

How common are medication-related errors in home care?

In a questionnaire-based study published in Pharmacology Research & Perspectives that included 485 fully trained nurses of 107 home care services, nearly half of all nursing staff made at least one error within the last year ...

Health

Napping more frequent in women with chronic migraine

Women with chronic migraine (CM) report significantly more days with naps than healthy controls, and nap duration is associated with headache severity, according to a study published online March 23 in Behavioral Sleep Medicine.

Neuroscience

Clinical care may impact gray matter volume in migraine patients

(HealthDay)—Patients with migraine without prior clinical care have reduced gray matter volume (GMV) in the right dorsal medial prefrontal cortex (dMPFC) compared to those with prior care, according to a study published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Evidence lacking for screening for eating disorders

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that the evidence for screening adults and adolescents for eating disorders is currently inadequate for assessing the benefits and harms. These findings ...

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