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Cohort effect shows earlier and stronger effects of bipolar disorder

Researchers observe a cohort effect for earlier age at onset of bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder is also more common in patients with a family history of unipolar depression and bipolar disorder.

Bipolar disorder treatment more effective in earlier stages

Treatment initiated in the early stages of bipolar disorder is more effective than treatment in later stages.

Use of stronger antibiotics increases in US hospitals

Although the overall use of antibiotics in US hospitals is unchanged, use of broad spectrum agents has increased significantly.

The FDA approves first drug for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Data showed an increase in dystrophin production that could predict clinical benefit among patients with DMD.

Codeine use unsafe in children, AAP issues stronger warning

Additional clinical research is required to understand the risk and benefits of opioid and nonopioid alternatives for acute pain.