Alcohol

Youth who use e-cigarettes 3.5 times more likely to use marijuana

15 hours ago   |   Healio

Youth who use electronic cigarettes are 3.5 times more likely to have smoked marijuana, according to results from a systematic review and meta-analysis published in JAMA...
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Alzheimer's drug reverses brain damage from adolescent alcohol exposure in rats

17 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

A drug used to slow cognitive decline in adults with Alzheimer's disease appears to reverse brain inflammation and neuron damage in rats exposed to alcohol during adolescence.
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Drink Less, Live Life Better

18 hours ago   |   Healthy Aging

Effects of too much alcohol and tips for how to cut back or stop drinking
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Spending on illicit drugs in US nears $150 billion annually

23 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

Spending on cannabis, cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine fluctuated between $120 billion and $145 billion each year from 2006 to 2016, rivaling what Americans spend each year...
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Alzheimer's Drug Repairs Neuron Damage In Rats Exposed to Alcohol

Alzheimer's Drug Repairs Neuron Damage In Rats Exposed to Alcohol

1 day ago   |   Medindia Health   |   3 articles

Results offer clues to how adolescent binge drinking changes learning, memory in young adults
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Alzheimer's drug reverses brain damage in rats exposed to alcohol during adolescence

1 day ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

A drug used to slow cognitive decline in adults with Alzheimer's disease appears to reverse brain inflammation and neuron damage in rats exposed to alcohol during adolescence.
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Alzheimer's drug 'can reverse some of the brain damage caused by drinking too much alcohol'

Alzheimer's drug 'can reverse some of the brain damage caused by drinking too much alcohol'

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail   |   3 articles

Scientists at Duke University in the US gave donepezil to rats who had been exposed to excessive quantities of alcohol over the course of 16 days.
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Depression, Cannabis Use, and Alcohol Abuse Increased Among Former Smokers

Depression, Cannabis Use, and Alcohol Abuse Increased Among Former Smokers

1 day ago   |   Medindia Health   |   2 articles

There is an increase in risk factors such as depression and substance abuse which may compromise abstinence from cigarettes among US former smokers.
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Brief parent-targeted interventions could influence adolescent behaviors, health outcomes

1 day ago   |   News Medical

New research shows that brief parent-targeted interventions in the primary care setting can increase communication between parents and their teens about sexual and...
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Depression, marijuana use, and alcohol abuse raise relapse risk among former smokers

1 day ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

The prevalence of depression, cannabis use, and alcohol abuse increased among former smokers from 2005 to 2016 in the U.S., according to a new study published in the American...
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AI Helps Identify Patients in Need of Advanced Care for Depression: Study

AI Helps Identify Patients in Need of Advanced Care for Depression: Study

Machine learning models help clinicians recognize people who need advanced depression care, reports a new study. Read more ...

Type 2 Diabetes Alters Heart Structure and Increases Death Risk

Type 2 Diabetes Alters Heart Structure and Increases Death Risk

Type 2 diabetes could affect heart structure and increase the risk of complications and death in heart failure patients of Asian origin. It can also lead to poor quality of life. Read more ...

City-dwellers who live within 1,000ft of a park or play area are happier

City-dwellers who live within 1,000ft of a park or play area are happier

Researchers led by Newcastle University found green space had a larger impact on wellbeing than job and income. The Government advises everyone lives close to nature for... Read more ...

Lung Cell Transplant Could Offer Protection Against Lung Damage

Lung Cell Transplant Could Offer Protection Against Lung Damage

Few serious cases of the flu can cause lasting damage to the lungs, but a new study finds that transplanting cells from the lungs of healthy animals enhanced healing in others... Read more ...

Researcher Warns of Need for Malaria Drug to Treat Severe Cases in U.S

Researcher Warns of Need for Malaria Drug to Treat Severe Cases in U.S

Oral doses of quinidine are available, but they are not typically effective in more serious malaria cases, warns researcher. Read more ...

Banning Hospital Ads may Increase Patient Readmission

Banning Hospital Ads may Increase Patient Readmission

Patients are positively influenced by hospital advertising and a blanket ban on hospital advertising can lead to hospital readmissions, finds a new study. Read more ...

B vitamins are CRUCIAL to heart health, brain health and eye health

B vitamins are CRUCIAL to heart health, brain health and eye health

Have you had a conversation with your healthcare provider about B vitamins? If not, it is time to bring them up, because these vitamins are crucial to the health of your heart... Read more ...

Why you need iron and where to get it: These 10 foods fight fatigue and...

Why you need iron and where to get it: These 10 foods fight fatigue and boost your immune system

Iron is one of the essential nutrients that the body needs in large amounts every day. Both animal-based and plant-derived foods can provide enough iron to strengthen a... Read more ...

Cancer Survivors at Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Problems

Cancer Survivors at Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Problems

There is an increased risk of various cardiovascular diseases among cancer survivors, and hence the need for preventative measures and earlier interventions. Read more ...

Novel T-cell Subset Linked to Type 1 Diabetes Discovered

Novel T-cell Subset Linked to Type 1 Diabetes Discovered

The frequency of circulating peripheral T helper cells was observed to be increased both in children with recently diagnosed type 1 diabetes and in healthy children who later... Read more ...