IJERPH, Vol. 16, Pages 1626: Association between Statin Use and Sepsis Risk in Patients with Dementia: A Retrospective Cohort Study

In conclusion, our analysis showed no positive association of sepsis with statin use in patients with dementia.
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research

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Authors: Cowan TL Abstract Background: Negative attitudes toward dementia can delay care and diagnosis, increase social isolation, and limit recognition of the positive attributes of people living with dementia. The purpose of this project was to explore whether Dementia Friends sessions affected attitudes toward people living with dementia. Dementia Friends is a program which includes basic information about dementia that was developed by the Alzheimer's Society in the United Kingdom and is now offered in the United States. Participants: For this study, 101 adults ages 18 years and older were recruited from l...
Source: Gerontology and Geriatrics Education - Category: Geriatrics Tags: Gerontol Geriatr Educ Source Type: research
ConclusionSLE is associated with a higher risk of in-hospital mortality and a borderline significant higher risk of prolonged hospitalization after AMI.
Source: Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases - Category: Nutrition Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: LS could reduce serum YKL-40 levels and PVT progression and was a useful treatment for patients
Source: Annals of Hepatology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Ann Hepatol Source Type: research
Over 2.6 million ED visits across the United States result in a primary diagnosis of urinary tract infection.1 While much attention has been paid to reducing blood culture contamination rates in the emergency department,2-9 a substantial gap remains in projects aimed at reducing contamination in clean-catch urine specimens obtained in the ED setting. Obtaining an adequate urine culture is clinically important to the care of several vulnerable patient groups, including patients with diabetes or compromised immune responses, those with high risk for subsequent urosepsis, previous antibiotic resistant infections, multiple ant...
Source: Journal of Emergency Nursing: JEN - Category: Nursing Authors: Tags: Editorial Source Type: research
Do children receiving growth hormone treatment realize improvements in health-related quality of life?Clinical Endocrinology
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news
HIGH blood pressure is a common condition but it can lead to life-threatening complications if left untreated. One of the best ways to prevent or lower a reading is to make some diet changes, and drinking a certain potassium rich drink has proven beneficial to blood pressure.
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BEST supplements for cholesterol: High levels of cholesterol can block the blood vessels, increasing the risk of heart problems and stroke. So what can you do to lower it? A certain superfood has been found to lower cholesterol.
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This article summarizes two evidence-based, well-structured occupational therapy (OT) programs that use activity-based treatments and psychosocial strategies, respectively, to improve DSM abilities and to enhance quality of life. As the needs of adolescents with diabetes are quite different from other diabetic populations, this article also provides a summary of pediatric OT interventions that aim to facilitate autonomy and development of DSM ability among adolescents with diabetes. Evidence indicates that OT interventions can improve the quality of life and treatment adherence in patients with diabetes and hence should be...
Source: International Journal of Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Int J Endocrinol Source Type: research
Source: BMJ - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
You're reading Testicular pain: Everything you need to know as a parent, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Does your of age son often complain about the pain in testicles? Does he feel uncomfortable while riding his bicycles or bike? If yes! It could be testicular pain which mostly occurs among teenage boys.  It’s very uncommon to see the pain in boys above 25 years old. Testicular pain often requires immediate medical attention. If the treatment is started within 6 hrs of beginning of the pain, ...
Source: PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: health and fitness Causes of Testicular Pain in Children Kidshealth Testicle Pain Testicle Pain in Children Testicular Pain in Kids Source Type: blogs
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