Gene variant may increase psychiatric risk after traumatic brain injury
A gene variant known to predict Alzheimer's risk was linked to worse psychiatric symptoms in those with a traumatic brain injury. Study participants with the gene variant and...
6 days ago - ScienceDaily
Even a Mild Head Injury Increases Your Risk for Parkinson's Disease
By Dr. Mercola According to some estimates, as many as 90 percent of the population have experienced some form of traumatic brain injury , be it from a car accident, slip and...
18 days ago - Mercola - 2 articles
Targeting physical activity, depression could reduce mortality in OA
LIVERPOOL, England - Low walking frequency and depression were associated with an increase in mortality in patients with osteoarthritis, according to findings presented...
23 days ago - Healio
Parkinson, Depression Meds Tied to Dementia Risk
Associations persisted up to 2 decades after exposure
25 days ago - MedPageToday
Dementia risk linked to some medicines
Up to two million people in England take anticholinergics, for depression and Parkinson's disease.
25 days ago - BBC
How Music Can Transform Your Health
Dr. David Samadi Advocates Music as a Natural Treatment for Ill Health According to prostate cancer specialist Dr. David Samadi , music, especially classical music, offers...
25 days ago - HealthWorks Collective
Demoralization Distinct From Depression in Parkinson's Disease
The first study to look at demoralization in its own right - not as a symptom of depression - in Parkinson's disease identifies prevalence and potential risk Medscape Medical News
1 month ago - Medscape - 2 articles
Do People With Parkinson's Disease Experience Symptoms of Demoralization?
People with Parkinson's disease may experience a condition called demoralization often disguised by depression, finds a new study.
1 month ago - Medindia Health - 2 articles
Parkinson's patients who show depression symptoms may actually have demoralization, study says
People with Parkinson's disease who show signs of depression may actually have a condition called demoralization, according to a study published in the April 4, 2018, online...
1 month ago - News Medical - 3 articles
Demoralization May Be Common in Parkinson's
Patients who feel hopeless may need different treatment than those who are depressed
1 month ago - MedPageToday
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Testing, Diagnoses and Treatment for Prostate Cancer in Men Declines
Screening, diagnosing and treatment of prostate cancer in men has seen a gradual decline over the last few years, reveals anew study.
Finasteride Does Not Increase Risk of Prostate Cancer Death
Finasteride, a common hormone-blocking drug, reduces men's risk of getting prostate cancer without increasing their risk of dying from the disease, revealed research.
More Than 40 Percent of Prostate Biopsies Could be Avoided With New Blood Test
IsoPSA - a new blood test has proven to be more accurate in predicting overall risk of prostate cancer than standard prostate-specific antigen .
New Data: Finasteride Safely Prevents Prostate Cancer
The thumbnail take on finasteride has been that it prevents prostate cancer but increases the risk for high-grade disease. A new study debunks the latter idea. Medscape Medical...
'Notable Differences' With 3 Prostate Cancer Genomics Tests
In a novel study, the three leading prostate cancer genomics tests, which are used to help stratify favorable-risk cancers and to aid decision-making about active surveillance...
Osteoporosis in patients with intestinal insufficiency and intestinal...
Intestinal insufficiency and intestinal failure are associated with malabsorption of micro- and macronutrients that may negatively influence bone metabolism and increase the...
Assay May Help Avoid Needless Prostate Biopsies
Distinguishes clinically significant from insignificant/benign disease
Proposed Guidelines Target Opioid Overprescribing in Urology
After finding that many of the opioid tablets prescribed by urologists go unused, researchers propose new prescription standards for urologic procedures. Medscape Medical News
Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease and Gun Ownership
An estimated 40 to 60 percent of dementia patients might have guns in their households.... Families who have a person living with Alzheimer s disease or dementia should have a...