Cate Douglass


USPSTF Reviews Skin Cancer Screening Recommendations

August 17, 2016

The USPSTF recently sought to update it's screening recommendations for skin cancer and evaluate the harms this type of test poses to the patient, and whether this tool leads to earlier detection of skin cancer than other care means.

NIH Announces New Director of Mental Health

August 03, 2016

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently announced the newest addition to its team. Joshua A. Gordon, MD, PhD, will join the NIH in September as the director of the National Institute of Mental Health.

UK Study Finds Simpler, More Cost-Effective Treatment for Depression

July 25, 2016

Depression affects nearly 350 million people worldwide, but long waiting lines and limited access to services have impeded depression treatment. Only about a quarter of patients in the United States have received any type of psychological therapy in the last year and 1 in 10 UK citizens have been waiting over a year to receive treatment.