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pruh skrahyb

  • v  issue commands or orders for

  • Feds may punish doctors who prescribe marijuana .
  • Health Minister Enoch Powell told Commons that he hoped doctors would prescribe the pills only when they had good reason to believe that a woman should avoid pregnancy.
  • It's true that drug reps -- usually young, attractive women without pharmacology education -- try to get doctors to prescribe their products, but they do a lot of good too.
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  • Cognitive behavior therapy or drugs for patients with depression? A brain scan could tell
    A biomarker could cut the trial-and-error of finding a patient's best therapy. A brain scan could one day help doctors prescribe the best treatment to patients with major depressive disorder. In JAMA Psychiatry on Wednesday, researchers describe how a PET scan can reveal whether a patient will respond better to drugs or cognitive behavior therapy. [...]
    June 14, 2013 - MedCity News
  • Scant data on seizure drugs for women's genital pain
    By Kerry Grens NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Although doctors sometimes prescribe anti-seizure drugs to treat chronic pain in the vulva, just a handful of low-quality studies have examined the drugs' effects, according to a new review. Based on these studies, "it's very difficult to make definitive statements on efficacy," said Dr. Raphael Leo, the study's author from the State University of New ...
    June 13, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Scant data on seizure drugs for women's genital pain
    By Kerry Grens NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Although doctors sometimes prescribe anti-seizure drugs to treat chronic pain in the vulva, just a handful of low-quality studies have examined the drugs' effects, according to a new review. Based on these studies, "it's very difficult to make definitive statements on efficacy," said Dr. Raphael Leo, the study's author from the State University of New ...
    June 13, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News

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