Mental-Health Issues May Be Overlooked In Patients With Diabetes

Medscape (7/19, Melville) reported that “among the wide-ranging comorbidities associated with diabetes, mental-health issues are probably among the most overlooked, despite their potential to...

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Most Genetic Risk For Autism Seems To Come From Common Gene Variants.

HealthDay (7/21, Preidt) reports that according to a study published July 20 in Nature Genetics, “most of the genetic risk for autism appears to...

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In Older Men With Prostate Cancer, Depression Linked To More Aggressive Disease.

Reuters (7/18, Lehman) reports that research published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology suggests that depression in older men prior to a diagnosis of...

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Energy Drinks May Increase Desire To Drink Alcohol

TIME (7/18, Sifferlin) reports that research (7/18) published in Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research suggests “that when people drink alcohol with energy drinks they...

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Many Patients With Dementia May Have Access To Firearms.

Medscape (7/18, Jeffrey) reports that a study presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference that surveyed “access to guns by patients with dementia finds...

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Indirect Association Found Between Deployment, Self-Destructive Urges

USA Today (7/18, Zoroya) reports that a paper published online July 17 in the journal Current Psychiatric Reports has found “an indirect link between...

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Small Scan Study: Even Mild TBIs May Affect Brain Matter, Cognition.

Scientific American (7/17, Yuhas) reports that a study published online July 16 in the journal Neurology reveals that even a mild traumatic brain injury...

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Review: Taking B Vitamins May Not Prevent Alzheimer’s.

HealthDay (7/17, Preidt) reports that according to a review recently published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, “taking B vitamins does not slow...

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Smoking Tied To Increased Suicide Risk.

The Los Angeles Times (7/17, Morin) reports in “Science Now” that according to a study published online July 16 in the journal Nicotine &...

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