Effect of Extended-Release #Naltrexone on #Alcohol Consumption: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Aims1) Estimate the effect of extended-release naltrexone compared with placebo on alcohol consumption in patients with alcohol use disorder (AUD). 2) Conduct pre-planned subgroup analyses to test whether being abstinent when initiating treatment (lead-in abstinence) or the duration of treatment improves treatment efficacy. DesignSystematic review and random effects meta-analysis of blinded randomized placebo-controlled trials reporting …

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Randomized Manipulation of Early #Cognitive Experience Impacts Adult Brain Structure

Does early exposure to cognitive and linguistic stimulation impact brain structure? Or do genetic predispositions account for the co-occurrence of certain neuroanatomical phenotypes and a tendency to engage children in cognitively stimulating activities? Low socioeconomic status infants were randomized to either 5 years of cognitively and linguistically stimulating center-based care or a comparison condition. The …

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