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Use of e-cigarettes and alternative tobacco products may lead to increased tob...
The increasing use of alternative tobacco products, such as water pipes and e-cigarettes, by children under the age of 18 is a burgeoning public health crisis, researchers from NYU Langone Medical Center write in a commentary in the current issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association JAMA . Alternative tobacco products represent a new challenge in the 75-year-old war against tobacco, says commentary co-author Michael Weitzman, MD, a professor ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Oct 14
Young drivers don't see dangers of driving tired: QUT study
Drivers are more likely to get behind the wheel drowsy than drunk despite it being just as dangerous, and the worst offenders are those under 30, a QUT study has found. The research undertaken by QUT s Centre for Accident Research Road Safety - Queensland CARRS-Q will be presented today at the 2015 Australasian Road Safety Conference on the Gold Coast, which runs until October 16. Road safety researcher Chris Watling said driving sleepy and driving drunk w ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Oct 14
Kessler study underscores need to assess behavioral sequelae of TBI
October 13, 2015. Kessler researchers assessed moderate to severe traumatic brain injury TBI for frontal behavioral syndromes and cognitive function. Their finding suggest that adding the Frontal Systems Behavior Scale to neuropsychological assessment may yield useful information about the behavioral sequelae of TBI. The article, Assessing frontal behavioral syndromes and cognitive functions in traumatic brain injury, DOI 10.1080 23279095.2013 was publishe ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Oct 14
Aging with G.R.A.C.E
Let s review some myths of aging staging. For years, I ve heard that if one looks good, they will feel good. Or, you re only as old as you feel. And, then there is just do it Which myth or reality is closer to the truth that you believe in, live by and find the most helpful It is important to explore the relationship between attitude, graceful aging and physical health , which I call Aging with GRACE Gratitude , Resilience , Attitude, Courage and Education ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Oct 13
The Martian Totally Neglects the Behavioral Sciences
The box-office smash The Martian is getting widely praised for being an extremely entertaining, crowd-pleasing movie it is that gets the science right . But while the film gets the space science, astrophysics, botany, chemistry, and engineering right it gets the psychology very wrong.
Psychology Today - Tue. Oct 13
New study has important implications for the design of a protective HIV vaccine
A PhD student from the University of the Witwatersrand today, 12 October 2015, published a study in the prestigious journal, Nature Medicine , describing how the changing viral swarm in an HIV infected person can drive the generation of antibodies able to neutralize HIV strains from across the world. The study has important implications for the design of a protective HIV vaccine. Jinal Bhiman, a PhD student in the Faculty of Health Sciences is the lead aut ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Oct 13
Non-lethal firearm related hospitalizations in USA cost $679 million annually
Firearm-related injuries FRIs in the USA are major sources of public health concern. Annually, FRIs result in thousands of deaths and thousands more injuries. In 2013 alone, over 32 000 people in the USA died as a result of FRIs. In 2009 it was estimated that there were 310 million firearms in the USA, not including weapons owned by the military, which is more than one firearm for every citizen. While most of the media and public focus has understandably b ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Oct 13
Sitting for long periods not bad for health
New research from the University of Exeter and University College London has challenged claims that sitting for long periods increases the risk of an early death even if you are otherwise physically active. The study, which is published in the International Journal of Epidemiology , followed more than 5000 participants for 16 years making it one of the longest follow-up studies in this area of research and found that sitting, either at home or at work, is ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Oct 13
Natural metabolite might reset aging biological clocks
As we age, our biological clocks tend to wind down. A Weizmann Institute research team has now revealed an intriguing new link between a group of metabolites whose levels drop as our cells age and the functioning of our circadian clocks - mechanisms encoded in our genes that keep time to cycles of day and night. Their results, which appeared in Cell Metabolism , suggest that the substance, which is found in many foods, could possibly help keep our internal ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Oct 13
Obstructive sleep apnea associated with incident heart failure, death in women
BOSTON, MA - Risk factors for obstructive sleep apnea OSA and the development of subsequent cardiovascular CV complications differ by sex, but it is not clear from prior research whether the effects of sleep apnea on heart disease is similar for men and women. To evaluate whether sex-based differences exist in the relationship between OSA and CV disease, researchers at Brigham and Women s Hospital BWH evaluated the links among sleep apnea, cardiac bio-mark ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Oct 13
Number of addicted rises, but percentage in drug treatment remains stagnant
Despite the quadrupling of heroin overdose deaths over the past decade and a dramatic rise in deaths from prescription painkillers, the percentage of people getting treatment for their opioid abuse and dependence has remained the same, new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research suggests. Writing in the Oct. 13 Journal of the American Medical Association , the researchers say that while more money has been spent on treatment in recent year ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Oct 13
Nonmedical prescription opioid use disorders, deaths increase in the US
From 2003 to 2013, the percentage of nonmedical use of prescription opioids decreased among adults in the U.S., while the prevalence of prescription opioid use disorders, frequency of use, and related deaths increased, according to a study in the October 13 issue of JAMA . Since 1999, the United States has experienced increases in illness and death associated with nonmedical use of prescription opioids, which is being called a U.S. epidemic. During this pe ...
EurekAlert - Tue. Oct 13
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