Fragmented Sleep Linked to Atherosclerosis and Inflammation
The importance of good sleep - sleep that is not fragmented, disturbed or insufficient - is recognized as a cornerstone of wellbeing by almost all health professionals...
4 days ago - Mercola
Depression Prevalence High During Menopause
Depression, anxiety, and fear are the most common psychological problems that affect women during their menopausal transition. This can be attributed to the decrease in hormone...
5 days ago - Medindia Health - 2 articles
Depression is prevalent during menopause, confirms study
Depression has been shown to be prevalent during menopause, affecting as many as 70% of women transitioning into menopause.
5 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Drinking and Thinking; Dementia Deaths Surge; Alzheimer's at Age 48
Low to moderate alcohol drinking in middle-age or older adults was associated with better global cognition scores. Repetitive head impacts and traumatic brain injury...
6 days ago - MedPageToday
6 Engaging Activities To Help Senior Parents Fight Dementia
Dementia is a progressive age-related disorder that's most prevalent in adults aged 60 years and more. Along with a decline in memory, the affected elder experiences cognition...
1 month ago - HealthWorks Collective
Sexual Distress, Depression After Prostate Cancer Treatment
A lack of discussion about sexual dysfunction makes it a difficult problem to solve, but a new survey shines light on the scope of the problem after prostate cancer. Medscape...
1 month ago - Medscape - 3 articles
How to Support Seniors: Prevent Isolation and Depression
Senior citizens face many problems in society. Two of the most significant issues are isolation and depression. Increasing health problems as people age lead to a corresponding...
1 month ago - Active Beat
More depression reported by women with premature menopause, current HT use
Among a large cohort of Canadian women, premature menopause and current use of hormone therapy were associated with self-reported depression, according to results from a study...
2 monthes ago - Healio
Doctors are now suggesting de-prescribing antipsychotics since they INCREASE dementia risk - who knew?
Talk about the dose making the poison - a common class of drugs prescribed to treat Parkinson's disease and depression can increase a person's risk of dementia, according to a...
2 monthes ago - Natural News - 3 articles
Telephone-based CBT significantly improves depression outcomes for patients with Parkinson's disease
Telephone-based cognitive behavioral therapy, or T-CBT, reduced depressive symptoms among patients with Parkinson's disease, according to results of a randomized controlled...
3 monthes ago - Healio
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Hi-tech T-shirt packed with tiny sensors that can help diagnose the menopause
The garment is worn round the clock to measure changes in temperature and identify sweating caused by the hot flushes many menopausal women suffer.
How can I avoid a knee replacement? DR MARTIN SCURR answers your health...
DR MARTIN SCURR: Osteoarthritis begins with inflammation, and leads to the gradual loss of cushioning cartilage from the end of the bones that comprise the joint.
Enzalutamide Improves Survival in Men With Metastatic Prostate Cancer
Enzalutamide improves 5-year survival in men with chemotherapy-naive metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer, but increases the risk of fatal adverse events, according...
Chinese police arrest prominent critic of Xi Jinping with ties to Australia
Xu Zhangrun, who was once a senior visiting scholar at the Melbourne law school and wrote a book on the Australian legal system, was reportedly arrested at 10am.
Top five videos from virtual ASCRS meeting
The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting moved to a virtual format this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Healio/OSN covered presentations and study...
This Fat Impairs Immune System and Increases Risk of COVID
In this interview, Dr. Chris Knobbe, an ophthalmologist, discusses some of the eye-opening information found in his book, “Ancestral Dietary Strategy to Prevent and Treat...
Tigers confirm some senior players won't go to hub
Richmond have confirmed at least two of their experienced players won't head to the Tigers' hub in Queensland.