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Editor-In-Chief, Chester “Trip” Buckenmaier III, MD, COL (ret.), MC, USA

More Treatment Failure Risk in Patients on Antidepressants and Montelukast

Montelukast, a prescription drug used to treat and prevent asthma, can affect antidepressant effectiveness, and initiating the asthma medication in patients already receiving antidepressant maintenance therapy is associated with an increased risk for treatment failure, according to a new study.

VA Employee Sues Over VA’s Decision to Provide Abortion Services

When VA announced in September that it would be allowing department clinicians to provide abortions and abortion counseling in response to the overturning of Roe v. Wade, it was widely anticipated that there would be lawsuits from state governments that restrict abortion access.

Clozapine Underused in Veterans With Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective Disorder

Although clozapine is the only pharmacologic intervention approved for treating patients with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder who have had suicidal behaviors or inadequate response to other antipsychotics, the medication is underutilized in veterans with these mental health issues, according to a new study.

Sexual Issues Common for Partners of PCa Patients

While it is well understood that prostate cancer (PCa) and its treatment can have significant and pervasive sexual side effects for the male patients, less attention has been paid to their partners.