Practical Suicide Risk Management for the Busy Primary Care Physician

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Dr. Timothy Lineberry, Assistant Professor in Psychiatry at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his Online First article available at: and appearing in the August 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on busy clinicians assessing practical suicide risk management in the primary care setting.

Vitamin D Insufficiency

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Dr. Tom Thacher from the Department of Family Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article (available at: ) entitled "A Critical Review of Vitamin D Insufficiency," which appears in the January 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings.

PharmGenEd™ Psychiatry I: Depression

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This webinar was presented on Thursday, October 21, 2010 by Dr. Vicki Ellingrod. Dr. Ellingrod discusses select pharmacogenomic effects in patients treated with antidepressant medications.

Sexual Abuse and Lifetime Diagnosis of Pychiatric Disorders: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

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Dr. Ali Zirakzedeh discusses his article appearing in the July 2010 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, which noted a statistically significant association between sexual abuse and a lifetime diagnosis of anxiety disorder, depression, eating disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder, sleep disorders, and suicide attempts, regardless of the victim's sex or age at the time the abuse occurred.

Sexual Abuse and Lifetime Diagnosis of Psychiatric Disorders: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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Dr. Ali Zirakzadeh, Consultant in General Internal Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article on various disorders associated with sexual abuse and the most violent form of abuse, rape, in men and women.

A Generalist's Guide to Treating Patients With Depression With an Emphasis on Using Side Effects to Tailor Antidepressant Ther

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Dr. J. Michael Bostwick, Professor of Psychiatry at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article on a generalist's guide to treating patients with depression with an emphasis on using side effects to tailor antidepressant therapy.

Should we focus on Cures or is it better to focus on uplifting lives

submitted by: Johnny Pietersen - This video discusses the cure controversies across different systems of medicine. Natural medicine systems like Ayurveda and Homeopathy rarely get into the duality of whether a certain ailment can be cured. Allopathy on the other hand often does and lands up in a situation where very few ailments or diseases can be cured. Is it productive or counter-productive to focus on finding cures? Is it better to focus on curing people or keeping them well? IF you were no...

Antibody Detection and Viral Cures

submitted by: Johnny Pietersen - This Video discusses how the presence of Anti-bodies is linked to Viruses. Antibodies are created by your body to fight a virus. These specific anti-bodies are tell tale signs of past or present viral infections or vaccinations. Blood tests do not actually detect the virus; instead they look for antibodies (the body's immune response) in the blood. The presence of life long anti-bodies is now used to label viruses as incurable. Once you've had a certain virus you...

Cure For Addiction

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Is it possible to cure drug addiction through medicine. This short film experiments with that reality.

Cytokines and Neutrophins in Neuroprotection

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Dr. Michael Spedding published recently a review on the role of cytokines and neurotrophins in disease. Neurotrophins (e.g. BDNF) have beneficial effects on neuronal plasticity and brain metabolism. Inflammatory cytokines (e.g. IL1beta)oppose the effects of neurotrophins. Both, neurotrophins and cytokines are targets for the development of new drugs affecting central nervous system. Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) is the main activity-dependent neurotrophic factor. Interleukin 1beta...