Even Mild Brain Injury In Those 65 And Over May Increase Dementia Risk

HealthDay (10/28, Dotinga) reports that according to a study published online Oct. 27 in JAMA Neurology, “a mild concussion after age 65 might” increase...

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Study Finds That, For Children, Psychological Abuse Is Often Most Damaging

Reuters (10/24, Neumann), citing a paper set for publication in an upcoming issue of the journal Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, reported...

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Feeling Connected To An Adult At School May Be Associated With Lower Risk Of Fights, Suicide Attempts In Bullied LGB Youths

Reuters (10/25, Lehman) reported that having a connection with an adult at school may be associated with a lower likelihood of fighting and suicide...

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Herpes Simplex May Be Associated With Increased Risk Of Alzheimer’s Disease.

HealthDay (10/25, Reinberg) reported that two studies published in Alzheimer’s & Dementia suggest that herpes simplex may be associated with an increased risk of...

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Study: Moderate Alcohol Intake Above Age 60 May Be Good For Memory. ABC World News (10/23, story 11, 0:20, Muir) reported a new study...

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Studies: Higher Rates Of Mental Problems May Be Rooted In Rigors Of Military Service

The New York Times (10/24, A16, Carey, Subscription Publication) reports that according to two studies published Oct. 23 in the journal Depression and Anxiety,...

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Impact Of Early-Onset Alzheimer’s Examined

The Denver Post (10/22, Draper) reported on the impact Alzheimer’s disease has on families and workplaces nationwide and in Colorado, focusing in particular on...

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Certain Medical Problems May Mimic Alzheimer’s, Dementia

The New York Times (10/22, Span) “Well” blog reports that other medical problems can mimic dementia or Alzheimer’s, but fortunately can be improved or...

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Sleep Deprivation A Serious Problem For Teens

The New York Times (10/21, Brody) “Well” blog reports that teenagers are more likely to be sleep-deprived than any other age group, with studies...

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