These common drugs may increase dementia risk

Drugs that doctors often use in the treatment of overactive bladder, gastrointestinal conditions, and depression may increase dementia risk by almost half.
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Source: Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Source Type: research
AbstractAs the worldwide population ages, the prevalence of Alzheimer's disease (AD) increases. However, the results of promising medications have been unsatisfactory. Chinese acupuncture has a long history of treating dementia, but lack of evidence from well-designed randomized controlled trials that validate its efficacy and safety, as well as its lack of clear underlying mechanisms, contribute to its limited application in clinical practice. In recent years, brain imaging technologies, such as functional magnetic resonance imaging and positron emission tomography, have been used to assess brain responses to acupuncture ...
Source: Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Source Type: research
AbstractObjectiveTo assess the effect and safety of Huannao Yicong Formula ( 还脑益聪方, HYF) in the treatment of patients with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer’s disease (AD).MethodsSixty patients with mild-tomoderate AD were evenly randomized into HYF group and donepezil group with the random number method. Patients in the HYF group took 5 g of HYF granules twice daily and 5 mg placebo of donepezil once daily. Patients in the donepezil group took 5 mg donepezil once daily and 5 g placebo of HYF granules twice daily. The intervention lasted for 6 months. Clinical researchers, participants and statisticians were blind...
Source: Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Source Type: research
Resumo O objetivo deste artigo é identificar a prevalência de perda da qualidade do sono em mulheres climatéricas e os fatores associados. Estudo quantitativo, transversal e analítico, cujas variáveis foram investigadas por questionário estruturado/pré-testado e pelo Índice de Qualidade do Sono de Pittsburgh, em 819 mulhe res climatéricas assistidas pela Estratégia Saúde da Família. Regressão de Poisson simples foi utilizada para triagem das variáveis (p
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research
Resumo O objetivo do artigo foi avaliar a associa ção entre Violência por Parceiros Íntimos (VPI) e depressão em adultos brasileiros. Este estudo transversal utilizou dados da Pesquisa Nacional de Saúde (PNS) de 2013, com amostra representativa de 49.025 adultos brasileiros, com informações de VPI, depressão e condições sociodemográfica s. Para a descrição de características associadas com a depressão, incluindo a exposição principal (VPI), foram realizadas análises de regressão log&iac...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research
Early studies point to Porphyromonas gingivalis, the bacteria linked to periodontal disease, as a possible causal culprit in Alzheimer's disease.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news
I'm begging everyone to not be cruel because my situation is quite laughable right now but I'm desperately looking for hope. I've graduated my university with just above a 2.00 GPA for both cumulative and science. I took the bulk of my science courses (about 2 semesters worth) during the midst of a severe mental decline, that skated on suicidal more than once. I know that as of right now, any chance of me going to medical school is shot but I'm hoping that I can still right the wrongs of my... Is a complete reinvention possible?
Source: Student Doctor Network - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tags: What Are My Chances? WAMC Medical Source Type: forums
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Conditions:   Epilepsy;   Depression;   Postictal Delirium;   Electroconvulsive Therapy Interventions:   Drug: Paracetamol;   Drug: Nimotop Sponsors:   Rijnstate Hospital;   University of Twente;   Amsterdam University Medical Center Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Growing up a musically-obsessed child in the 80's, Daryl Hall was one of my biggest inspirations. A masterful, inventive songwriter with an ocean of soul, he set me on the path to being an artist, to never waste a word, and to sing because I mean it. With six number ones and five additional top ten hits throughout the 70's and 80's Daryl Hall and John Oates are the number one duo in music history. Still at the top of his game at 69 years old, Daryl has won legions of new fans with his hit MTV Live show Live From Daryl's House. In February of 2015, at my very sickest from chronic Lyme and Bartonella, after it was missed b...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - Category: Science Source Type: news
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