Experimental antidepressant medications may also be useful in treating alcohol use disorder

summary: MAP4343, an experimental antidepressant compound reversed alcohol intake in rat models of alcohol use disorder. The findings pave the way for using the compound to treat AUD in humans. Source: Salik Institute An experimental antidepressant compound with a unique mechanism of action may also be effective against alcohol use disorder, according to a preclinical … Read more

The Haymarket Insomnia in Medical Education Working Group publishes updated recommendations for the management of primary care insomnia disorder in primary care facilities for central nervous system disorders (Psychiatrist.com)

New York, January 23, 2023–(BUSINESS WIRE)– On January 24, 2023, The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry – The Primary Care Companion to Central Nervous System Disorders will publish an article developed by Haymarket Medical Education in collaboration with a group of experts chaired by Russell Rosenberg, Ph.D., FAASM, Senior Chief Scientific Officer and CEO of NeuroTrials … Read more

Discovery of a new genetic disorder sheds light on immunodeficiency

credit: fatido/Getty Images An international collaboration led by Vanderbilt University Medical Center has revealed a new genetic disorder that makes patients vulnerable to opportunistic infections. The research could lead to genetic diagnoses and treatments for this condition, and guide the search for “polymorphic” genetic variants associated with other diseases. There are more than 400 known … Read more

A genetic disorder that causes immunodeficiency and susceptibility to opportunistic infections has been discovered

An international consortium co-led by Vanderbilt University Medical Center immunologist Rubén Martínez-Parikart has discovered a new genetic disorder that causes immunodeficiency and a profound susceptibility to opportunistic infections including life-threatening fungal pneumonia. The discovery was reported Jan. 20 in the journal Nature Immunology, will help identify people who carry this innate immunity error (IEI). “Our … Read more

Study reveals a new genetic disorder that causes…

Photo: The study team included, from left, Linh Tran, Martinez Baricart, Ph.D., Garp Perez Caraballo, and Chen Zin. Opinion more Credit: Susan Orme/Vanderbilt University Medical Center An international consortium co-led by Vanderbilt University Medical Center immunologist Rubén Martínez-Parikart has discovered a new genetic disorder that causes immunodeficiency and a profound susceptibility to opportunistic infections including … Read more

Dracott’s original pens diary, in honor of a 6-year-old boy with a rare genetic disorder

DRACUT – Sadie Zawiza was still an 18-year-old student at Curry College when she met 3-year-old Ethan Wall. For nearly three years, Dracut native Zawisza worked as a behavior technician in Ethan’s home, helping him communicate with his loved ones. Ethan faced extraordinary obstacles, as he suffered from Phelan McDiarmid Syndrome, a genetic condition that … Read more