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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

... anyone, and those side effects would be even more prevalent in the elderly. Moreover, if NSAIDs were working by lowering AB42, Dr. Golde knew very high doses of the NSAIDs would be needed to make a difference in Alzheimer’s risk. This meant that a compound that could successfully and significantly lower AB42...

One-third of Adults Have Had Some Form of Alcohol Use Disorder During Their Lifetimes

...dent. "Alcohol dependence was significantly more prevalent among men, whites, Native Americans, younger and u...with lower incomes. Current alcohol abuse was more prevalent among men, whites and younger and unmarried individuals while lifetime rates were highest among midd...

Alcohol Abuse, Addiction Hits 3 of 10 Americans

...ears. "Alcohol dependence was significantly more prevalent among men, whites, Native Americans, younger and unmarried adults and those with lower incomes," the study's authors wrote in a summary of the study, which is published in the July issue of Archives of General Psychiatry....

Drinking Problem Plagues 30% Americans

... do. Alcohol abuse and dependence remain highly prevalent and disabling, the authors conclude. Persistent low treatment rates given the availability of effective treatments indicate the need for vigorous education efforts for the public and professionals....

Lost Sleep can Never Be Compensated for

...ces (PNAS), these findings shed light on a problem prevalent in industrialized nations with 24/7 societies, such as the US, where people get nearly an hour less sleep a night than they did 40 years ago. We now know that chronic lack of sleep has an effect on how an animal sleeps, said lead study author Fred ...

Medicaid Data Analysis

...are from fifty percent to one hundred percent more prevalent among Medicaid beneficiaries than in the general population. Medicaid funds half of state and local support of mental illness treatments and one-third of specialty substance abuse treatment. The authors set out to understand where integrated psychi...

Gadrasil Could Prove Effective in Men too

... common strains of human papilloma virus, the most prevalent STD in modern society. In North America, HPV is said to infect half of all sexually active women between 18 and 22. In most women, HPV clears up on its own but for some, the infection persists and can lead a couple of decades later, when they are i...

Awareness About Condoms Among Pakistani Punjabis is Very Low

...the respondents thought that extra marital sex was prevalent in society, and 62 percent of had never heard about STDs....

Hospital Infection Affecting Patients in Scotland

...e they go to recover. She said infections are most prevalent in elderly, medical and surgical wards. Experts and campaigners last night said that HAIs continued to be a problem because of poor hygiene in hospitals and a lack of isolation facilities.Professor Hugh Pennington, Scotland's leading microbiologist...

Canada Daycare Looks After Elderly Parents While Children Work

...man for Deloitte. "Elderly care is becoming more prevalent as a need for people," he said. Some 1.7 million Canadians aged 45 to 64 are caring for elderly, severely ill or disabled parents, according to Statistics Canada, and more than 70 percent of them also have full-time jobs. Even so, white collar wo...

Meth Users Involved in Violence, Sexual Risk-Taking: Study

...situation due to alcohol or drug use also was more prevalent among meth users." Additionally, about 16 percent of reported meth users had their own child living in their home. The study used data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health or Add Health, which interviewed youth in 7th-12th gr...

Nasal Cannula Treatment for Sleep Apnea Patients

...e National Institutes of Health, and is especially prevalent in overweight or obese individuals. Many more have the milder form of sleep-associated respiratory disorders, hypopnea. Untreated sleep apnea can increase the chance of having high blood pressure and risk of heart attack, stroke and diabetes, as we...

New Coffee Brand to Hit the Market by This Year-end

...f rust and relatively less resistant to the widely prevalent white stem borer. CCRI officials said trials of the new variety were being conducted with some 500 growers across the coffee growing regions. The new variety yields about 30 per cent more coffee per hectare at 2,000 kg as compared to the other vari...

Texan Battles Flesh-eating Bacteria Contracted While Swimming

...e bacterium thrives in warm salt water and is most prevalent during summer months. Gilpatrick's wife, Linda, said she and her husband routinely vacation in Galveston County's Crystal Beach each summer. "I've heard of flesh-eating bacteria, but it always seemed so far away," she said from a waiting room at Ga...

Dog Fighting in the US: Bloody, Illegal and Booming

...ntry. "The phenomenon is increasing. It was very prevalent in the South now it's all over, in Chicago, New York, Baltimore, New York, big in Indiana, big in Wisconsin," said Michael Roach, director of field service and investigation for the Anti-Cruelty Society of Chicago. "There are three levels of dog fi...

Self-harming Among Teens More Common Than Thought

...re important because it suggests that NSSI is more prevalent among adolescents in the general population than previously thought, says lead author Elizabeth Lloyd-Richardson, PhD, a psychologist at The Miriam Hospital and assistant professor of psychiatry and human behaviour at The Warren Alpert Medical School...

Studies Identify Interactions Between Heart Disease, Kidney Disease

.... Chronic kidney disease is becoming increasingly prevalent in the United States and worldwide, according to background information in the articles. Chronic kidney disease is associated with a wide variety of complications, including anemia (low red blood cell count, or red blood cells that are deficient in o...

Risk of Water Intoxication in Endurance Athletes

...occurrence at sporting events, it is becoming more prevalent as participation increases and more novice exercisers are entering endurance events. One recent study found that 13 percent of Boston marathon runners suffered from Exercise induced Hyponatremia (EAH), though most cases were mild. But since 1985, t...

Studies Identify Interactions Between Heart Disease, Kidney Disease

... Chronic kidney disease is becoming increasingly prevalent in the United States and worldwide, according to background information in the articles. Chronic kidney disease is associated with a wide variety of complications, including anemia (low red blood cell count, or red blood cells that are deficient in o...

Inflamed Intestines Cost Australians Heavily

...common than epilepsy and multiple sclerosis and as prevalent as schizophrenia. They ranked the disability on par with the amputation of an arm, with a greater physical impact than chronic back pain or rheumatic heart disease. The number of Australians living with the conditions is expected to increase by 20 ...

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