This Sleep Pattern Linked to Alzheimer ’s Disease
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CONCLUSION: Chinese familial caregivers of patients with dementia experience a moderate level of burden and a high level of strain. The main strain factors that affected the burden were changes in personal plans, time demands, and emotional adjustment. PMID: 29775139 [PubMed - in process]
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Continually texting and emailing from her smartphone strained the tendons in this tech reporter ’ s phone thumb, which turns out to be an increasingly common condition.
CONCLUSION: This study showed that the level of knowledge about CC and Pap test in women is an important factor associated with regular participation in screening. It is necessary to take educational measures in order to raise awareness of women regarding risk factors, as well as to overcome fear and shame, with the ultimate aim to reduce frequency and mortality rate caused by CC in Serbia. PMID: 29767868 [PubMed - in process]
CONCLUSIONS: MicroRNA-377 could regulate the expression level of CDH13 by promoting cell proliferation and inhibiting cell apoptosis, thus participating in the occurrence of the Alzheimer's disease. PMID: 29771432 [PubMed - in process]
An international research team funded by the MRC, and led by scientists at the University of Edinburgh and the University of Queensland, has identified three new genes linked to the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
For the first time, an Italian study has revealed a link between higher anxiety levels and greater risks of brittle, fragile bones in postmenopausal women who are at greater risks for osteoporosis.
HOW TO GET TO SLEEP: During the summer months it can be difficult to get a good night ’s rest. Longer daylight hours and spikes in temperature are enough to keep even the heaviest of sleepers awake. Good quality sleep is essential, so what can we do to get a better night’s rest? The answer might lie in a simple 30 minute bedtime routine.
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