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largest study of its kind finds alcohol use biggest risk factor for dementia




toronto, february 20, 2018 - alcohol use disorders are the most important preventable risk factors for the onset of all types of dementia, especially early-onset dementia. this according to a nationwide observational study, published in the lancet public health journal, of over one million adults di...



study confirms link between alcohol consumption, breast cancer risk in black wom




chapel hill - alcohol consumption is known to be a risk factor for breast cancer based on studies predominately done in white women. now a university of north carolina lineberger comprehensive cancer center study has found the same risk exists for black women, an understudied group.researchers found...



ptsd, certain prescriptions for ptsd may raise risk for dementia




researchers are discovering that post-traumatic stress disorder (ptsd) is a significant risk factor in developing dementia. dementia is a memory problem that affects a person's ability to carry out usual tasks. dementia is a leading cause of serious illness, disability, and death. it often requires ...



alcohol is associated with higher risk of breast cancer in african-american wome




bottom line: alcohol consumption was associated with an increased risk of breast cancer in a large study of african-american women, indicating that they, like white women, may benefit from limiting alcohol.journal in which the study was published: cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention, a jour...



presstv-healthy lifestyle reduces chances of dementia




dementia, or gradual loss of memory and reasoning as people get older, can be prevented in many cases by adapting healthy lifestyles and education during childhood."around 35 percent of dementia is attributable to a combination of the following nine risk factors: education to a maximum of age 11-12 ...



increased risk of vascular dementia in heart attack survivors




heart attack increased the risk of vascular dementia by 35 per cent, and the risk remains elevated for up to 35 years after the heart attack.this is the somewhat disheartening result of a registry-based study from the department of clinical epidemiology at aarhus university, which has just been publ...



tooth loss linked to an increased risk of dementia




in a study of 1566 community-dwelling japanese elderly who were followed for 5 years, the risk of developing dementia was elevated in individuals with fewer remaining teeth. individuals with 10-19, 1-9, and no teeth had 62%, 81%, and 63% higher risks of dementia, respectively, than individuals with ...



daily tea drinking may reduce risk of dementia, finds study




press trust of india  |  singapore  march 18, 2017 last updated at 23:34 ist



strong alcohol policies help reduce alcohol-involved homicides




(boston) - stronger alcohol policies, including taxes and sales restrictions, have been shown to reduce the likelihood of alcohol involvement among homicide victims, according to a new study from boston medical center (bmc) and boston university. the study, published online in the journal of studies...



better treatment and education reduce dementia levels, swedish study shows




file photo not related to the story. photo: hasse holmberg/tt a new study in sweden shows that dementia levels among the country's 85-year-olds have dropped thanks to better treatment and higher levels of education. the research by gothenburg university, which compared the results of two previous st...



research finds increased risk of dementia in patients who experience delirium af




delirium is common in elderly hospitalized patients, affecting an estimated 14 - 56% of patients. it frequently manifests as a sudden change in behavior, with patients suffering acute confusion, inattention, disorganized thinking and fluctuating mental status. pre-existing cognitive impairment or de...



drinking hot tea could raise your cancer risk, study says




time healthfor more, visit time health.smoking cigarettes and drinking too much alcohol both raise your risk for developing esophageal cancer, which affects the tube connecting the throat to the stomach. now, a new study published monday in the annals of internal medicine finds another lifestyle lin...



alcohol industry misleading the public about alcohol-related cancer risk




led by the london school of hygiene & tropical medicine with the karolinska institutet, sweden, the team analysed the information relating to cancer which appears on the websites and documents of nearly 30 alcohol industry organisations around the world between september 2016 and december 2016.most ...



study shows higher risk of dementia for adults with congenital heart disease




cincinnati -- a new study is believed to be the first to show a higher risk of dementia in adults who were born with heart disease. the study of more than 10,000 adults with congenital heart disease (chd) in denmark discovered a particularly increased risk for early dementia in middle-age adults."we...



survivors of childhood heart defects may have higher risk of premature dementia




dallas, feb. 12, 2018 -- people born with heart defects who survive into adulthood may be at higher risk of developing dementia, particularly dementia that starts before 65 years of age, according to new research in the american heart association's journal circulation.with improved newborn and child...



lifestyle changes can cut dementia risks in 50 and 60-year-olds




people in their 50s and 60s with an unhealthy lifestyle can still halve their risk of developing dementia by cutting out bad habits, using their brains more and taking more exercise, according to researchers at maastricht university and utrecht’s teaching hospital.the impact of lifestyle changes s...



americans are drinking more alcohol




american adults' love for alcohol has grown over the past 10 years, a new study finds. the study, published earlier this month in jama psychiatry, found more americans are partaking in dangerous drinking habits. this phenomenon is seen across the board for adults in the u.s., but especially amongst ...



lifestyle changes can cut dementia risks in 50 and 60-year-olds




people in their 50s and 60s with an unhealthy lifestyle can still halve their risk of developing dementia by cutting out bad habits, using their brains more and taking more exercise, according to researchers at maastricht university and utrecht’s teaching hospital.the impact of lifestyle changes s...



intervention becomes first to successfully reduce risk of dementia




image: the brain training exercise pushes a user to progressively improve visual speed of processing with attentional demands both at the center of gaze and periphery. view more credit: posit sciencetampa, fla (nov. 14, 2017)- computerized brain-training is now the first intervention of any kind t...



elderly who have trouble identifying odors face risk of dementia




a long-term study of nearly 3,000 adults, aged 57 to 85, found that those who could not identify at least four out of five common odors were more than twice as likely as those with a normal sense of smell to develop dementia within five years. although 78 percent of those tested were normal - correc...



delayed use of blood thinners for atrial fibrillation patients increases risk of




image: a new study has found that dementia rates increase when anticoagulation treatment is delayed for patients with atrial fibrillation, the most common heart arrhythmia in the world that affects more... view more credit: intermountain medical center heart institutea new study has found that dem...



the effects of obesity on cognitive decline in middle-aged and older african ame




obesity has the potential to raise an older adult's risk for having difficulty thinking and making decisions (also known as "cognitive decline" or dementia). it is a complex health concern. body mass index (bmi) is a scale that measures a person's weight in relationship to their height. research sho...



dementia in football: fa and pfa commission new study




a new study is being launched to investigate the links between dementia and the long-term effects of playing football. see related how old is your brain? take the dementia testcommissioned by the professional footballers’ association (pfa) and the football association (fa), the independent resea...



the link between alcohol and breast cancer is stronger




the scientific link between alcohol and breast cancer is strong, but most of the research backing it has been done in white women, not diverse groups of women.now, in a new analysis published in cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention, scientists find the same risk among black women. they studi...



taking proton pump inhibitors not linked to higher dementia risk




proton pump inhibitors (ppis) are medicines commonly prescribed to treat acid-related digestive problems, including gastroesophageal reflux disease (or gerd). as of 2011, up to 1 in 5 older adults reported using a ppi. although healthcare practitioners have long believed that ppis are safe, recent s...