The Effect of Chronic Cigarette Use on Cognitive Function.

CONCLUSION: This study suggests that auditory verbal memory, visualspatial processing, and attention areas may be a selective area of disability in smokers. A major limitation is the fact that general cognitive performance levels of participants was not assessed by a general criteria such as Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS). PMID: 30260461 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Turkish Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Turk Psikiyatri Derg Source Type: research

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Publication date: Available online 16 October 2019Source: Molecular and Cellular ProbesAuthor(s): Fengwei Nan, Guibo Sun, Weijie Xie, Tianyuan Ye, Xiao Sun, Ping Zhou, Xi Dong, Jiafu Sun, Mengren Zhang, Xiaobo SunAbstractDiabetic encephalopathy is a severe diabetic complication characterized by cognitive dysfunction and neuropsychiatric disability. Methylglyoxal (MGO), a highly reactive metabolite of hyperglycemia, serves as a major precursor of advanced glycation end products that play key roles in diabetic complications. Ginsenoside Rb1 (abbreviated as Rb1) has received extensive attention due to its potential therapeuti...
Source: Molecular and Cellular Probes - Category: Molecular Biology Source Type: research
This article aims to provide practical considerations for the management of ADHD and associated disorders in adults, in this particular French context. PMID: 31610922 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: L Encephale - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Encephale Source Type: research
One of the crimes currently affecting our society is intimate partner violence (IPV), which is regarded as a major global health issue especially affecting women. These health problems concern every citizen, but even more so for women with disabilities who...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
ConclusionThese results indicate minimally invasive techniques were effective methods for the treatment of OVCFs. Moreover, these initial outcomes suggest PVPDI treatment has great value and is worth promoting vigorously in orthopedics clinics.
Source: Academic Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Conclusion. These findings demonstrate that prosthesis designs that allow primary anchoring without violation of the cortical surface help to reduce the incidence of severe ossification, possibly affecting the functionality and mobility of the artificial disc device over of time. Level of Evidence: 3
Source: Spine - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: CERVICAL SPINE Source Type: research
Conclusion. Higher pain intensity and disability predicted higher pain-related HCU in the year following a LBP self-management class. The presence of a sleep disorder diagnosis, as recorded in medical records, had a significant independent effect on LBP-related health care visits and costs beyond the influences of pain intensity, disability, and other key demographic and health-related characteristics, but did not moderate these relationships. Level of Evidence: 3
Source: Spine - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: CLINICAL CASE SERIES Source Type: research
This guidance sets out what practices need to do in 2019/20 and 2020/21 onwards to maximise the number of patients receiving a learning disability annual health check and being protected with influenza vaccination.
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Authors: Lamanna D, Lunsky Y, Wen S, Dubois D, Stergiopoulos V Abstract This column describes the development of a partnership between health care, housing, and intellectual disability services to support efforts by homeless adults with intellectual disabilities to exit homelessness. Applying a Housing First approach and philosophy, the partners launched a pilot intervention, which at its first phase engaged 26 homeless adults with intellectual disabilities in Toronto. This cross-sector service model was acceptable to service users, who reported positive experiences and good program engagement. Key enablers of succ...
Source: Psychiatric Services - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatr Serv Source Type: research
Authors: Summers EMA, Morris RC, Bhutani GE Abstract The wellbeing of psychological practitioners is a key factor in the effective delivery of psychological therapies and the effectiveness of mental health services. Despite this, there are no measures of wellbeing for this professional group. The 26-item Psychological Practitioner Workplace Wellbeing Measure (PPWWM) measures psychological wellbeing for psychological practitioners and informed by a qualitative study. Items were generated and then verified by groups of practitioners using sorting tasks. The items reflect a broad range of issues relevant to the workpl...
Source: Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Clin Psychol Psychother Source Type: research
Most women experience the menopause between the ages of 45 and 55 – in other words, while they’re working. Given that women make up more than 70% of UNISON’s 1.3 million members, it’s clearly a workplace issue and therefore a union issue that we should be leading the way on. The menopause is a natural transition stage in most women’s lives, usually lasting between four and eight years, although it can be longer. It’s primarily marked by hormonal changes and the end of periods, which can also trigger a wide range of physical and psychological symptoms. The menopause can also occur earlier...
Source: UNISON Health care news - Category: UK Health Authors: Tags: Article black members disabled members Menopause unison women Source Type: news
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