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Advances in drug discovery and development in geriatric psychiatry

Drug discovery for disorders of the central nervous system is a long and challenging process, with a high attrition rate from the preclinical stages through to marketing a compound. In geriatric psychiatry, the heterogeneous nature of these

Iron can help improving symptoms of Restless Legs Syndrome

Despite many treatment options for Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) the therapy is still not satisfactory. Even treated patients suffer from insomnia and pain. The decreasing effectiveness of treatment over the years associated with a deterioration of RLS-symptoms

Improved nursing home care for veterans

Patients who reside in long-term care facilities represent a frail and vulnerable population. All nursing facilities certified to receive Medicare and Medicaid funding must be surveyed by state agencies every 9-15 months. Surveyors examine processes and outcomes