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How Likely Is Bipolar Recurrence After Mood Stabilizer Withdrawal?
A bipolar "cure" is unlikely, because most patients who discontinue medication relapse, and often fairly quickly. For pregnant women, this presents difficult questions.
Lithium Leads to Sexual Dysfunction in One Third of Bipolar Patients
Sexual dysfunction is a common problem in psychotic disorders such as bipolar. But is it due to the illness itself or the medications used to treat it?
Neuroanatomy Accounts for Impulsive Decision-making in Bipolar Disorder
Neuroanatomy studies are revealing differences in responses involving judgment and impulsivity between people with bipolar disorder and those with other behavioral disorders or healthy controls.
Post-9/11 Airway Disease Risk Persisted At Least Five Years
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Do Trials and Guidelines Underestimate Statin-related Myopathy?
Statin drugs may cause serious muscle damage more often than most doctors or clinical trials recognized, authors of a new review contend. However, the risk may not justify discontinuing the medication.
Sleep Apnea Severity Predicts Glycemia in Non-diabetes Patients
Obstructive sleep apnea tracks with glycemic health, both for people who have diabetes and for others who don't.
Preop and Post-Treatment: Best Bets in Prostate Cancer
Guidance for optimizing the number of lymph notes to remove at prostatectomy for prostate cancer, and for minimizing post-operative complications.
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