HRT could cut your dementia risk as it could be triggered by falling oestrogen levels

US researchers found that the initial memory loss marking the beginning of dementia may instead be triggered by the menopause, when levels of the hormone oestrogen plummet.
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Ginseng is commonly used as a medicinal herb for memory and concentration and general well-being. Drug-induced liver injury (DILI) is one of the most challenging disorders and trending events in the United States which are related to body building and weight loss supplements. Currently, herbal and dietary supplementation is the second most common cause of DILI. Here, we report on a 45-year-old healthy Chinese woman who presented with dull intermittent left upper quadrant abdomen pain for a month. Upon thorough history taking, she had been taking ginseng tea and supplementation for her menopausal symptoms for almost 3 month...
Source: Case Reports in Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
WHEN her late mother, Edna, was diagnosed with dementia, Angela Rippon admits it felt like a death sentence. But 14 years on, the veteran presenter, author and broadcaster, who is an active ambassador for the Alzheimer's Society, says her whole outlook on dementia has changed completely.
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ConclusionsThere were significant risk increases in reproductive system and pregnancy complications among female thyroid cancer survivors within this study.Implications for Cancer SurvivorsAlthough radiation has been linked to reproductive risks in previous studies, we found risks were increased in patients regardless of treatment.
Source: Journal of Cancer Survivorship - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Attitude adjustments can be powerful. Everyone has problems. Some become bitter because of one setback, while others will face life with a smile even after facing certifiable tragedy. What’s the difference between these two personalities? It’s how they look at life. It’s attitude. A positive, resilient attitude leads to less stress. View the full slideshow on HealthCentral about how to better manage stress for your health's sake: Support a caregiver or jump-start discussion in support groups with real stories - for bulk orders of Minding Our Elders e-mail Carol       &n...
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This study suggests benefits in mood and quality of life but not cognition, agitation, or aggression.Medscape Medical News
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We report a novel case of a 61-year old woman who presented with irregular vaginal bleeding after menopause and a 3 cm uterus mass. Histology revealed endometrial dedifferentiated adenocarcinoma, a rare subtype comprised of undifferentiated adenocarcinoma. The patient still survived 1 year after surgery without chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Immunohistochemistry revealed loss of MLH1/PMS2 expression and retained MSH2/MSH6 expression. Consistently, microsatellite instability was detected indicative of high microsatellite instability (MSI-H). No BRAF V600E, KRAS and POLE mutations were identified. Remarkably, t...
Source: Pathology Research and Practice - Category: Pathology Source Type: research
MRI scans have shown how the effects of radiation therapy can reduce the volume...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Soccer ball heading more risky for women than men MRI shows how kids compensate for dyslexia MRI shows the uniqueness of brain anatomy DTI-MRI finds abnormal brain connections in autistic kids fMRI offers clues about memory loss in older adults
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Conditions:   Alzheimer Disease;   Dementia Intervention:   Sponsors:   University of Southern California;   National Institute on Aging (NIA);   Brigham and Women's Hospital;   The Cleveland Clinic Recruiting
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Condition:   Dementia; Alzheimer, Mixed Type (Etiology) Intervention:   Device: Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Sponsor:   Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Recruiting
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This study aimed to assess validity and reliability of the Turkish version of Pain Assessment Checklist for Seniors with Limited Ability to Communicate (PACSLAC-T). Materials and methods: The individuals who met inclusion criteria of the study were in patients of a hospital and a long-term care facility. Mini Mental Status Exam (MMSE), Cornell Dementia Depression Scale (CDDS), Global Deterioration Scale (GDS), visual analogue scale (VAS), and PACSLAC-T were administered to all subjects. The scales were repeated with an interval of two weeks for test–retest reliability. Results: A total of 112 patients wit...
Source: Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences - Category: General Medicine Tags: Turk J Med Sci Source Type: research
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