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July 2016

Drugs to Facilitate Smoking Cessation
A growing number of pharmacologic options, including nicotine-replacement therapies, are available to help people quit smoking cigarettes.

Antipsychotics and Mortality in Parkinson Disease
In a recent study of patients with Parkinson disease, treatment with an antipsychotic was associated with a twofold increase in the risk of death.

In Brief
Increased Energy Output from Physical Activity Linked to Larger Gray Matter Volumes in Elderly; Psilocybin Shows Benefit for Treatment-Resistant Depression in Small Open-Label Trial

Anti-inflammatory Agents as Adjuncts against Bipolar Depression
In a systematic review of clinical trials employing adjunctive anti-inflammatory agents to treat bipolar depression, investigators found a statistically significant antidepressant benefit.

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