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Genes responsible for coronary artery disease, world's No. 1 killer, identified
February 2, 2023
Coronary artery disease is the most common form of heart disease, affecting more than 20 million Americans. It's estimated to be responsible for 1 in 4 deaths in the United States each year. The new gene discovery opens the door to better treatments. ...
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Does Brain Training Work? ADHD Brain Games and Neurofeedback Under Scrutiny
February 2, 2023
Your newsfeed is overloaded with programs, apps, and interventions that claim to effectively treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Some are complementary treatments designed to augment an existing medication regimen; others suggest they should replace medication. Without rea...
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Does lifetime exposure to estrogen affect risk of stroke?
February 1, 2023
People with a higher cumulative estrogen exposure throughout their life may have a lower risk of stroke, according to a new study. The lower risk was found for both ischemic stroke and intracerebral hemorrhage.
Sepsis increased risk of heart failure and rehospitalization after hospital discharge
February 1, 2023
A new study found people hospitalized for sepsis or who developed it while hospitalized were at an elevated risk for heart failure or rehospitalization within 12 years.
Substance Use Disorders and ADHD: 5 Key Facts and Additional Resources
February 1, 2023
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and substance use disorders (SUD) overlap considerably. About a quarter of adults with SUD have ADHD, and individuals with ADHD are three times more likely to develop a SUD.1 ...
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“Multitasking Is a Farce. Use These Task-Switching Strategies Instead.”
February 1, 2023
Does this sound familiar? Instead of completing one task before starting another, you find yourself multitasking while fending off distractions and interruptions from coworkers, friends, or ...
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Relationship Rescue for ADHD Couples
February 1, 2023
Unique challenges can sink a marriage when one or both partners have ADHD.
Here, our relationship experts provide solutions for common problems when one or both partners have ADHD and offer guidance for...
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Study finds how our brains turn into smarter disease fighters
January 31, 2023
Combating Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases by inserting healthy new immune cells into the brain has taken a leap toward reality. Neuroscientists have found a way to safely thwart the brain's resistance to them, vaulting a key hurdle in the quest. ...
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An action plan to prevent Alzheimer's disease
January 31, 2023
Memory loss, behavioural changes, cognitive deficits: Alzheimer's disease leads to a dramatic loss of autonomy for those affected and has a heavy impact on health costs. Its prevention has become a real social challenge. An international task force is setting out guidelines for innovative services t...
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Study finds obesity-related neurodegeneration mimics Alzheimer's disease
January 31, 2023
A new study finds a correlation between neurodegeneration in obese people and Alzheimer's disease (AD) patients, suggesting that losing excess weight could slow cognitive decline in aging and lower risk for AD.