• Frequent sleep medication use tied to long-term dementia risk

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Research presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference revealed that frequent use of sleep medications may increase the long-term risk for dementia, especially among older white adults.
    “Sleep medication use is very common in the elderly, but the effects of sleep meds on cognition are poorly understood. Some studies have shown benefits, but others showed risk,” Yue Leng, PhD, from the department of psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, told Healio Psychiatry. “It is important to understand the association between sleep meds use and
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  • Hearing, Vision Loss Raise Dementia Risk in Older Adults

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    Multisensory impairment may serve as a potential marker to help identify older adults at increased risk of developing dementia or Alzheimer disease.
    Medscape Medical News
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  • Obesity may Increase the Risk of Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis

    Obesity may Increase the Risk of Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis

    1 month ago - By Medindia Health

    Increased pediatric multiple sclerosis risk is linked to obesity, finds a new study.
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