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Atomoxetine shows limited success in young kids

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In a new study testing the efficacy of atomoxetine in young children with ADHD, kids on the drug improved on some measures of inattention and hyperactivity, but most were still significantly impaired at the end of 8...

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Inappropriate dual ACE/ARB use common, risky

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – The combination of an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor and an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) is often prescribed for elderly patients who do not have trial-established indications for its use, a Canadian...

Antidepressants, mood and cortisol

Anxiety, Stress and the HPA Axis

Lena Edwards, MD, internist, Balance Health & Wellness Center, discusses stress and anxiety. Depression and anxiety are directly linked to HPA (hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis) and increase in cortisol. SSRIs improve glucocorticoid receptor...