Addiction

2000 to 2020 saw increase in drug overdose death rates in seniors

From 2000 to 2020, there was an increase in the age-adjusted rates of drug overdose deaths for adults aged 65 years and older, according to a November data brief published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Is metabolic syndrome a modifiable risk factor for gout?

In a study published in Arthritis & Rheumatology that included nearly 1.3 million men aged 20–39 years who participated in three serial health check-ups at two-year intervals, men with metabolic syndrome (MetS) and those ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Nightmares in middle age linked to dementia risk

People who experience frequent bad dreams in middle age are more likely to be diagnosed with dementia later in life, according to research at the University of Birmingham.

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