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The Washington Post
Parkinson’s disease patients secretly treated with a placebo instead of their regular medication performed better when told they were receiving a more expensive version of the "drug," researchers reported in an unprecedented study that involved real patients. >> Associated expert: Alberto Espay, MD
01/27/15 Depression Drug That Works In One Day Passes Key Test Forbes
Good drugs for depression have been around for years, but they tend to take weeks to kick in, and don’t work for everyone. Now a small biotech company is gathering data that suggests it may have a drug that works faster and better than anything on the market.
01/26/15 Pharmacy Students Help Change Immunization Law Pharmacy Times
Students and faculty at the University of Cincinnati’s James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy have helped push a new bill into law that will allow pharmacists and pharmacy interns in Ohio to provide certain immunizations to more patients.
01/08/15 UC Researchers Recruit Alzheimer's Patients for New Drug WCPO.com
In the quest for new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, researchers at the University of Cincinnati are now recruiting Alzheimer’s patients to test the effectiveness of a new, investigational drug on memory and performance of daily activities.
12/19/14 Holidays Blue for Many Americans The Journal-News
The holidays are not always a holly jolly time for everybody. About 4 percent to 6 percent of people may have winter depression, also known as seasonal affective disorder, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians. And the disorder is four times more common in women than in men. >> Associated expert:
Erik Nelson, MD