Impact of Cannabis Research on Treatment of Mental Health ConditionsAugust 16th 2021
Carrie Cuttler, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at Washington State University, discusses how clinical research into the use of cannabis may impact the treatment of mental health conditions.
Study: Breathing Exercise Lowers Blood Pressure As Well As Exercise, MedicationsAugust 12th 2021
The practice may be especially beneficial for postmenopausal women, who do not reap as many benefits from aerobic exercise programs as men in analyses of vascular endothelial function.
How Technology Can Improve Patient Outcomes While Reducing Financial BurdensAugust 4th 2021
New interdisciplinary approaches to treatment include rebalancing the scales and exploring non-pharmaceutical interventions, such as dietary changes, exercise, and medical devices, to work alongside or instead of traditional care management techniques.
Expert: Effectively Treating Functional Seizures May Help to Treat Other Comorbid Psychiatric ConditionsAugust 2nd 2021
Lea Davis, PhD, of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Vanderbilt Genetics Institute, discussed how the effective treatment of functional seizures could help to support the treatment of other comorbid psychiatric conditions as well.
Survey Shows Nurses Face Significant Burnout Risks in COVID-19 PandemicJuly 28th 2021
During the time of the survey, 44% of health care workers surveyed had “at risk” well-being, which is closely associated with increased risk of burnout, fatigue, and patient care errors.
Looking to the Future of Research Assessing Efficacy of Cannabis in Treatment of OCDJuly 26th 2021
Contemporary Clinic® interviewed Carrie Cuttler, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at Washington State University, on the outlook around research investigating cannabis in the treatment of OCD.
Study Finds Certain Blood Pressure-Lowering Meds Linked to Less Memory Decline in Older AdultsJune 30th 2021
ACE inhibitors, angiotensin 2 receptor blockers, calcium channel blockers, and diuretics, and each reduce blood pressure while crossing the blood-brain barrier and impacting cognitive function.
The Impact of COVID-19 On Pediatric Advanced Practice Registered Nursing WorkforcesJune 23rd 2021
Contemporary Clinic spoke with NAPNAP President Jessica Peck, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC, CNE, CNL, FAANP, FAAN and NAPNAP Secretary Jennifer Sonney, PhD, APRN, PPCNP-BC, FAANP, about their latest study regarding the pandemic's impact on pediatric-focused nurse practitioner workforce.
Novel Association Observed Between Functional Seizures, Cerebrovascular DiseaseJune 21st 2021
Lea Davis, PhD, of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Vanderbilt Genetics Institute, discussed the results of her research showing a novel association between functional seizures and cerebrovascular disease.
Improving Blood Pressure, Cholesterol With Increased Physical ActivityJune 11th 2021
Health care professionals can help patients improve mild to moderate hypertension and elevated cholesterol by encouraging them to find activities they enjoy and celebrating small improvements.
Study: Pediatric-Focused APRN Workforce Experienced Increased Burnout, Anxiety During COVID-19 PandemicJune 10th 2021
According to the investigators, more than one-third of respondents reported moderate or extreme concern for feeling professionally burned out, while one-quarter reported anxiety.
Training Nurse Practitioners on Symptoms of Complex Developmental Trauma in Children is Critical as a Part of the SolutionJune 7th 2021
Bethany Hall, MSN, the owner of Healing Connection, discusses the importance of training nurse practitioners on how to identify signs and symptoms of complex developmental trauma in pediatric populations.
Fewer Respiratory Symptoms in Overweight, Older People Linked to Probiotics in StudyJune 7th 2021
Previous research indicates that probiotics decrease upper respiratory infections in healthy adults and children, but limited data exist on older, overweight, and people with obesity.
Study: Facial, Truncal Acne Associated with Greater Impact on Health-Related Quality of LifeJune 1st 2021
Acne can influence an increased risk of physical, psychiatric, and psychological sequelae, potentially affecting multiple dimensions of health-related quality of life.
HDHPs Do Not Affect Asthma Exacerbations, Medication Use for ChildrenMay 27th 2021
Individuals who switched to high-deductible health plans had small decreases in annual 30-day fills for inhaled corticosteroid-long-acting beta agonists but not for other controller drugs.