This week, we’re sharing the most recent top stories in psychiatry news.
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Diet Rich in Omega-3s Linked to Fewer Migraines, Less Pain Medscape Medical News, July 6, 2021
This is the first moderate-sized, controlled trial showing that targeted changes in diet can decrease physical pain
Mental Illness Too Often Wrongly Associated With Gun Violence American Psychiatric Association, June 15, 2021
People with mental illness are more likely to be the victims of violence than perpetrators, but mass shootings are often incorrectly associated with psychiatric illnesses.
Telemental Health Use Remains Robust, But What Does Future Hold? American Psychiatric Association, June 15, 2021
Relaxed federal guidelines have enabled widespread adoption of telemental health services during the pandemic, but virtual appointments may not be best for all patients.
In Reversal, F.D.A. Calls for Limits on Who Gets Alzheimer’s Drug The New York Times, July 8, 2021
The agency faced criticism for approving Aduhelm for all Alzheimer’s patients. Now it recommends that the drug be given only to those with mild symptoms.
Certain antihypertensive drugs yield less memory decline in older adults Healio, July 6, 2021
Older adults who received antihypertensive drugs that crossed the blood-brain barrier demonstrated improved memory recall compared with those who received other types of antihypertensive drugs, according to new results.