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National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week, antipsychotic drugs, alcohol consumption, Alzheimer’s diagnosis

This past week it was National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week which touches upon topics related to alcohol consumption, antipsychotic drugs and Alzheimer’s disease. National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week aims to debunk myths regarding substance abuse and addiction and …

Lack of information for depression patients seeking treatment

Lack of information for depression patients seeking treatment

In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers found an eye-opening disconnect between the priorities of patients and clinicians when it comes to the information needed to make decisions about treatment options. This as huge cause for concern because over 15 million American adults …

Do you have a Facebook dependency?

Do you depend on Facebook?Whatever your reasons are for logging in to Facebook, the number of times you check the social media site and what you use it for could signal a Facebook dependency.

Although that may sound harmful, researchers say it’s not as …

IBS associated with low vitamin D

IBS associated with low vitamin DIrritable bowel syndrome (IBS) has been shown to be associated with low vitamin D levels. IBS is a gastrointestinal disorder that disrupts the function of the gastrointestinal tract, leading to discomfort and sensitivities. Although the cause of IBS is unknown, …

Alzheimer’s disease risk in elderly due to mild cognitive impairment increases with stress

Alzheimer’s disease risk in elderly due to mild cognitive impairment increases with stressAlzheimer’s disease risk in elderly due to mild cognitive impairment can increase with stress. Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is part of the stages leading up to Alzheimer’s disease. In this stage symptoms of memory loss are noticeable but do not …

Western blood pressure guidelines harmful for Asians

Western blood pressure guidelines harmful for AsiansWestern guidelines for healthy blood pressure have been found to be harmful for the Asian population and may actually increase stroke risk. High blood pressure is a known risk factor for stroke, and there is a stronger link between blood …

Experts suggest drugs could help ‘lazy’ people exercise

Experts suggest drugs could help ‘lazy’ people exerciseEndurance experts are suggesting that drugs could be beneficial to help “lazy” people exercise. The drugs in question are psychoactive drugs, and they may be able to get those who are normally sedentary to start moving.

One of the foremost …

Fair division of housework leads to better sex life

Fair division of housework leads to better sex lifeResearch suggests couples who fairly split housework enjoy a better sex life. The findings, from the University of Alberta, suggest that when the man helps out with the housework, a couple is able to enjoy more satisfying sex. The research …

Menopausal hot flashes and night sweats: Role of genes, causes and prevention

Menopausal hot flashes and night sweats: Role of genes, causes and preventionMenopausal hot flashes and night sweats can make living in your own skin seem unbearable. The constant heat and sweating can be uncomfortable and make sleeping quite difficult.

A hot flash is a sudden feeling of heat, sometimes followed by …

Exercise more difficult for those with type 2 diabetes: Study

Exercise more difficult for those with type 2 diabetes: StudyAn essential part of efficiently managing type 2 diabetes involves exercise, but many diabetics report that exercise is far too difficult. The findings come from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

Women, in particular, experience an exercise barrier, which …

Cellphones harm relationships and lead to depression: Study

Cellphones harm relationships and lead to depression: StudyNew research from Baylor University Hankamer School of Business has uncovered that not only are cellphones damaging to relationships, but they can lead to depression as well.

The study, published in Computers in Human Behavior, is called “My life …

Spinal steroid injection may not be beneficial for lower back pain

Spinal steroid injection not beneficial for lower back painWith all the treatments out there to aid in back pain, new research finds that steroid injections won’t offer much relief. There are many different reasons why someone may experience lower back pain. Causes of lower back pain – such …

TV shows impacting women’s perceptions on pregnancy

TV shows impacting women’s perceptions on pregnancyThe idiot box has become something to be wary of, more so than something to laugh at. Research confirms that the TV, in its own imperceptible way, is impacting the layman’s understanding of health and medicine.

In a recent study, …

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