Methylphenidate treatment may not increase risk for psychotic events
27 days ago - By Healio
Results from a large population-based cohort study in Sweden showed no evidence that initiation of methylphenidate treatment increased the risk for psychotic events among teenagers and young adults, including among those with a history of psychosis.
Prior evidence has shown that central stimulant medication can induce treatment-emergent psychotic events, leading to concern that methylphenidate and other psychostimulants may provoke psychosis, according to Chris Hollis, FRCPsych, from the Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham School of Medicine, U.K., and colleagues.
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Can Anticholinergic Drugs Increase Risk of Dementia?
27 days ago - By Medindia Health
Commonly prescribed anticholinergic drugs are used to treat various conditions like depression, Parkinson's disease and seizures, may now increase the risk of dementia if used for long term.
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Living environment, air pollution may be linked to increased risk of hypertension
27 days ago - By News Medical
A new study soon to appear in the Journal of Public Health suggests that air pollution and living in apartment buildings may be associated with an increased risk for dangerous conditions like heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes.
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