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Antidepressants increase risk of gastrointestinal, intracranial bleeding, researchers find

A review in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association finds when selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors are combined with certain other over-the-counter or prescription medications, gastrointestinal or intracranial bleeding may occur.

JAOA

02.07.19

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Hearing test might help identify autism in young children

The authors of new research in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association note a strong connection between auditory dysfunction and autism, suggesting that hearing issues identified at birth can be a clue to monitor the child for autism.

JAOA

01.24.19

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Physicians call for policies to disarm older patients with dementia

An article in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association found there are currently no laws that give families or caregivers legal authority to confiscate firearms.

JAOA

12.10.18

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Interventions to delay and prevent Type 2 diabetes are underused, JAOA research finds

Medication, surgery and lifestyle programs have been proven to prevent or delay the onset of diabetes, though access to them is limited, according to new research.

JAOA

11.12.18

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JAOA clinical review: An osteopathic perspective on concussion evaluation and management

A comprehensive research review in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association finds significant changes in the treatment of concussion, including a major shift to promoting active recovery and a quicker return to the classroom for children under age 13 as long as their concussion symptoms don’t worsen.

JAOA

10.01.18

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Diabetes fellowship in primary care: A survey of graduates

New research in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association finds resistance among payers and other physicians may slow growth of diabetology, a new medical specialty which is intended to address an emerging crisis in health care as nearly one-third of Americans has a type 2 diabetes diagnosis or has prediabetes.

JAOA

08.27.18

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New research: Predictors of responsible drinking among college students who binge drink

Researchers found the secret to getting college students to drink responsibly is convincing them it will quickly improve their health, relationships and grades, a new study in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association found. However, sustaining responsible drinking behavior takes a comprehensive set of supports.

JAOA

07.31.18

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OMT Minute: Osteopathic Lymphatic Pump Techniques

Lee Ann Curry, DO, demonstrates the thoracic and pedal pump techniques to increase lymphatic flow, boost antibiody response to vaccines, increase secretory IgA in stressed patents, and more.

JAOA

06.25.18

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Money matters: Physicians with high debt more likely to work in underserved areas

A new study in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association found physicians graduating with the highest levels of student loan debt are increasingly planning to practice in underserved areas, a trend associated with debt repayment programs.

JAOA

05.30.18