Blog Posts (4)
December 19, 2013
Bandy X. Lee, M.D.
*Primum non nocere*, to first do no harm, is the unchanging foundation for Hippocratic medical ethics. Each generation must, nevertheless, redefine what “doing no harm” means for its time.…
August 15, 2013
Andrea Kalfoglou, Ph.D.
Last month, a tragedy unfolded in Manitoba, Canada. On Wednesday, July 24th two children, a 3 year old and an infant, were found badly injured and alone in their home. …
December 14, 2012
Craig M. Klugman, Ph.D.
Joining the long line of examples of concerning human subjects research experiments is a profile in The New Yorker (December 17).…
April 10, 2012
Today Art Caplan, in his MSNBC column, discusses the epidemic of prescription drug abuse in this country. But his conclusions would have a chilling effect upon physicians. …
July 22, 2014 4:29 pm
It took 80,000 genetic samples, seven years and the work of 300 scientists from around the world, but scientists now have the most complete dossier on schizophrenia ever.
July 21, 2014 4:34 pm
Women with anxiety disorders may be more likely to have babies who cry excessively, suggests a new German study.
July 15, 2014 2:20 pm
Children raised by same-sex couples have better health and well-being in comparison to their peers, according to a groundbreaking new study which is being billed as the largest of its kind.
July 9, 2014 2:11 pm
San Francisco lawmakers approved a law late on Tuesday allowing the forced treatment of mentally ill patients under certain conditions, drawing swift criticism from patient advocacy groups who say the measure tramples civil rights.
July 9, 2014 2:05 pm
A New York-based health insurance company has agreed to reimburse members up to $31 million for previously denied mental health and substance abuse claims, the state attorney general said on Wednesday.
July 2, 2014 3:36 pm
Facebook’s News Feed—the main list of status updates, messages, and photos you see when you open Facebook on your computer or phone—is not a perfect mirror of the world.
June 23, 2014 1:52 pm
Many of us find ourselves swimming along in the tranquil sea of life when suddenly a crisis hits — a death in the family, the loss of a job, a bad breakup. Some power through and find calm waters again, while others drown in depression.
June 11, 2014 2:47 pm
Autism Speaks is teaming up with Google on what the research foundation says is the world’s largest database of whole genomes, a move that could accelerate research into autism spectrum disorder.
June 10, 2014 1:35 pm
A new poll reveals that unemployed adults in the United States were more than twice as likely to have been treated for depression than those who are currently employed.
June 9, 2014 6:19 pm
A new study estimates that the lifetime cost of being diagnosed with autism in the United States is somewhere between $1.43 million and $2.44 million.
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