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College students who misuse stimulants more likely to have ADHD, substance-use...
A new study by Massachusetts General Hospital MGH investigators finds that college students who misuse stimulant drugs are more likely to have attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder ADHD , conduct disorder or substance-use disorder than are students not misusing stimulants. The report published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry also finds immediate-release stimulants are more likely to be misused than extended-release versions of the drugs. Our data ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Aug 8
Tinder: Users experience body dissatisfaction, body shame, low self-esteem
Users of hookup culture dating apps like Tinder - that encourage self-objectification through accepting or rejecting a possible match based on their physical appearance - have a more negative perception of body image than non-users, a new study finds.
Medical News Today - Sat. Aug 6
Want to Feel Like a Kid Again?
One of my favorite things about having kids is viewing the world afresh through their eyes. My four-year-old is in that non-stop talking, curious-about-the-world stage that can be so endearing. The other day after questioning how babies in the womb receive nourishment he recapped, So let me get this straight. You ate food, it went into your belly, then into my belly button through your extension cord I paused a beat as my love for him grew impossibly great ...
Psychology Today - Sat. Aug 6
Asthma pill could reduce symptoms in severe sufferers
This new drug could be a game changer for future treatment of asthma - Professor Chris Brightling, NIHR Senior Research Fellow at the University of Leicester The first new asthma pill for nearly 20 years has the power to significantly reduce the severity of the condition, a study led by the University of Leicester has found. The research was funded by Novartis Pharmaceuticals, National Institute for Health Research NIHR and the EU AirPROM , and is describe ...
EurekAlert - Sat. Aug 6
Working full time not enough to lift thousands of Florida's working parents ou...
August 4, 2016 --Even after working 40 or more hours a week, thousands of Florida parents would need to earn nearly double the state s current hourly minimum wage in order to break even, according to policy analyses conducted by researchers at the National Center for Children in Poverty NCCP , Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Findings from NCCP s latest brief, on Florida s minimum wage, underscore the importance of considering the conse ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Aug 5
Teamwork, communication training recommended to ensure surgical safety
ROSEMONT, Ill. Aug. 5, 2016 --Patient safety before, during, and after surgery requires an appropriately educated, committed and empowered health care team, according to recommendations being presented today at the inaugural National Surgical Patient Safety Summit NSPSS . The two-day event, which includes more than 100 representatives from medical professional associations, insurers, health care systems, payers and government agencies, is sponsored by the ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Aug 5
Wiley provides free access to latest Zika research to coincide with events in ...
Wiley has made available all of its published Zika content on one site http www. wiley. com go zika to coincide with events in Brazil, a territory that has seen increased cases of Zika Virus recently. Access will be freely available until 30 September. New research from medicine, entomology, obstetrics, neuroscience and more will be added to Wiley s Zika page as it becomes available along with interactive content such as interviews, podcasts and videos, pr ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Aug 5
Blood sugar slumps affect how lean men treat the more rotund
When slim men suffer bouts of low blood sugar, chances are that they will make unfair decisions involving the more rotund people they engage with in the workplace. This is according to Achim Peters of the University of L 252 beck in Germany, corresponding author of a study in Springer Nature s International Journal of Obesity that investigates economic decision-making in lean and corpulent men. The findings add fuel to the growing consensus that men of nor ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Aug 5
Higher BMI not associated with bigger heart attack, death risk in heavier twin
A study of monozygotic Swedish twins suggests that while a higher BMI was not associated with increased risk of heart attack or death for the heavier twin, it was associated with increased risk for the onset of diabetes for that twin, according to an article published online by JAMA Internal Medicine . Monozygotic twins are genetically identical so they provide a unique tool for evaluating risks associated with obesity independent of genetic factors. Peter ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Aug 5
To beat hypertension, take the 'clinic' to the people
Eliminating racial disparities in the outcomes of programs to control blood pressure can be accomplished with a few one-on-one coaching sessions delivered by health professionals --but not if the program requires people to get to a clinic, according to results of a new Johns Hopkins Medicine study. The finding, described in the current issue of the Ethnicity Disease journal, adds to mounting evidence that health and wellness programs work best when medical ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Aug 5
Structural features of quercetin derivatives by using pharmaco-phore modeling ...
Therapeutic strategies targeting Alzheimer s disease AD -related molecule 946 -amyloid A 946 , Tau protein and BACE enzyme have been recently explored. However, the therapeutic efficacy for a single target is not ideal. The clinical trials that clean A 946 from the brain in AD patients were largely unsuccessful. It is well known that the inflammatory response is one component of AD pathogenesis, leading to a series of irreversible pathological events. Epid ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Aug 5
Sleep apnea worsens non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in obese adolescents
Amsterdam, The Netherlands, August 5, 2016 - Studies have shown that obstructive sleep apnea and low nighttime oxygen, which result in oxidative stress, are associated with the progression of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease NAFLD in adults. Investigators have now established that these factors may also be important triggers in the progression of pediatric NAFLD to non-alcoholic steatohepatitis NASH , according to a new report in the Journal of Hepatology ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Aug 5
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