Items Tagged ‘psychotropic medications’

March 22, 2013

Mental Illness Not a Barrier to Weight Loss (Video)

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

Maintaining a healthy weight among patients with serious mental illness often has been considered a lost cause because many psychotropic medications induce weight gain, according to Michael Jensen, MD, of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. But with this study, “our psychiatric care providers can no longer say we can’t possibly prevent weight gain or […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Jensen, healthy weight, MedPage Today, mental illness, psychotropic medications, weight loss

June 8, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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June 8, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations Wall […]

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Tags: American Society of Clinical Oncology, Chicago Sun-Times, Dr. Issam Moussa, Dr. James O'Keefe, Dr. Joseph Mikhael, Dr. Mary O'Connor, Dr. Vincent Rajkumar, Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, ESPN The Magazine, Genentech, ginseng, HealthDay

June 6, 2012

Minnesota, Mayo Contract Addresses Psych Medications for Children

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The Minnesota Department of Human Services has entered into a $1.7 million contract with the Mayo Clinic in which the Rochester, Minn.,-based health system will guide primary care doctors when they prescribe psychotropic medications for children.  The program will run for two years and is expected to pay for itself with reduced hospitalizations and medication […]

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Tags: Medical Assistance program, Pioneer Press, psychotropic medications

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