Health

Eating processed meat could increase dementia risk

Scientists from the University of Leeds's Nutritional Epidemiology Group used data from 500,000 people, discovering that consuming a 25g serving of processed meat a day, the equivalent to one rasher of bacon, is associated ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mortality increased in association with SARS-CoV-2 U.K. variant

(HealthDay)—The risk for mortality is increased in association with infection with a new variant of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) designated a variant of concern (VOC-202012/1) in December ...

Neuroscience

Concussion linked to short- and long-term risk for overall health

While chronic neurological effects from concussion have been widely studied, little is known about possible links between concussion and long-term medical and behavioral comorbidities. A retrospective analysis published Jan. ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Machine learning could aid mental health diagnoses

A way of using machine learning to more accurately identify patients with a mix of psychotic and depressive symptoms has been developed by researchers at the University of Birmingham.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cases of idiopathic intracranial hypertension on the rise in Wales

(HealthDay)—The incidence and prevalence of idiopathic intracranial hypertension are increasing in Wales, corresponding to increasing body mass index (BMI) in the population, according to a study published online Jan. 20 ...

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