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CUTTING down on how much we drink could slash the risk of dementia by a third. Scientists say heavy boozing is a “major factor” in all forms of the incurable illness, having looked at 57,000 cases of dementia diagnosed before 65.
CONCLUSION: findings should be interpreted cautiously, due to limited and poor-quality evidence. Rigorously designed further research of the psychosocial interventions targeting predictive demographic variables is recommended. PMID: 29457938 [PubMed - in process]
Grants to support research involving federally recognized tribes or tribal-based organizations on issues of crime and justice, with research priorities including alcohol and and other substance abuse and violent crime/victimization. Geographic coverage: Nationwide -- National Institute of Justice, U.S. Department of Justice
New research, which was presented at the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s annual conference, has found that moderate drinking is linked to a longer life. Drinking about two glasses of wine or beer a day was linked to an 18% drop in a person’s risk of early death—an even stronger effect than the life-preserving practice of exercise, according to the researchers. The results came from the 90+ Study, a research project out of the University of California Irvine’s Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders that examines the habits of people who live to at least 90. ...
Heavy alcohol use in teens leads to long-lasting structural and genetic changes in the brain that may be reversed with a short course of donepezil, early research suggests.Medscape Medical News
Experts say 'booze is booze' and 'diet' cocktails, which are filled with chemicals, can ultimately have the same impact on the waistline as a regular alcoholic drink.
58 year old female with history of alcoholism, status post DUI/MVC sustaining burns over 60% of body, poly-trauma, head injury, and facial deformity. Protracted hospital stay, rehabilitation, and post-acute care. DC'd from SNF on 240mg of Methadone. Referred to outside pain specialist and rotated to 200 mcg TD FNT Q48 with ACTIQ 400 mcg Q6 PRN BTP. Pain specialist no longer RX'ing due to pending municipal class action litigation. At last PCP appointment patient told by clinic medical... Exam Room 4: Burn victim, FNT/Actiq, non-consented taper...
“Steve McQueen: American Icon” — a feature documentary about the life, faith and cancer battle of the legendary actor — arrives on DVD and digital HD release Tuesday. Nicknamed “The King of Cool,” McQueen is known for his tough guy roles and action-packed sequences in films such as “Bullitt,” “The Great Escape” and “The Towering Inferno.” He received an Academy Award nomination in 1967 for his leading role in “The Sand Pebbles” and became the highest-paid movie star in the world in 1974. Shortly after, McQueen disconnected from Hollywood in...
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