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Increased Parkinson's Disease Risk Seen in Bipolar Disorder Patients

7 monthes ago   |   By Medindia Health

Patients with bipolar disorder may be at increased risk of Parkinson's disease in later life, finds a new study.
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Topsoil is key harbinger of lead exposure risks for children, Tulane study finds

Topsoil is key harbinger of lead exposure risks for children, Tulane study finds

7 monthes ago   |   By News Medical

Tracking lead levels in soil over time is critical for cities to determine lead contamination risks for their youngest and most vulnerable residents, according to a new Tulane University study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
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Osteoporosis Drug may also Protect From Pneumonia

Osteoporosis Drug may also Protect From Pneumonia

4,041 patients with hip fractures who received osteoporosis medications found to have a lower risk of pneumonia. Read more ...

A closer look at the effects of cannabidiol on psoriasis symptoms

A closer look at the effects of cannabidiol on psoriasis symptoms

Cannabidiol is one of the 113 active ingredients in the Cannabis sativa plant, or marijuana. It has been studied for its medicinal effects on seizures, insomnia, Parkinson's... Read more ...

The importance of taking supplements and reducing fall risk if you have MS...

The importance of taking supplements and reducing fall risk if you have MS and osteoporosis

Minor falls typically cause treatable injuries like scrapes and swollen muscles. But a simple fall can also cause fatal fractures, internal hemorrhage and paralysis. The... Read more ...

Your guide to the best prostate cancer care. As it becomes the most...

Your guide to the best prostate cancer care. As it becomes the most diagnosed cancer in Britain

Ground-breaking research, together with greater awareness - highlighted by the Daily Mail's End The Needless Prostate Deaths campaign - is changing the outlook for men with the... Read more ...

Scratch matches between clubs could be played as curtain raisers

AFL-listed players who are not selected in the senior team will engage in match simulation sessions with the format to be determined by the competing clubs. Read more ...

Q&A: Antibiotic overprescribing intensifies during COVID-19 pandemic

The CDC previously reported that about one-third antibiotic prescriptions in the United States are unnecessary. New data suggest that efforts to curb antibiotic overprescribing... Read more ...

Artificial Intelligence transforms search for COVID-19 vaccines, cure

Developers are using artificial intelligence to help researchers comb through thousands of studies and find relevant COVID-19 information for the development of potential... Read more ...

US pharmaceutical supply chain unprepared for COVID-19

In this guest editorial, Pinar Keskinocak, PhD, director of the Center for Health and Humanitarian Systems and a professor in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and... Read more ...

COVID-19 reinforces racial divide

An analysis recently published by the Associated Press showed that one-third of deaths from COVID-19 whose race was known were black. The AP also reported that blacks made up... Read more ...

Postdiagnosis Obesity, Weight Gain Tied to Worse Prostate Cancer Outcomes

Study Authors: Alyssa N. Troeschel, Terryl J. Hartman, et al.; Catherine H. Marshall, Corinne E. Joshu Target Audience and Goal Statement: Oncologists, urologists The goal of... Read more ...