Dentistry

Childhood trauma tied to tooth loss later in life

Even if children grow up to overcome childhood adversity, the trauma they experience in early life causes them to be at greater risk for tooth loss, according to University of Michigan researchers.

Psychology & Psychiatry

First-time divorce rate tied to education, race

New research from the National Center for Family and Marriage Research (NCFMR) at Bowling Green State University shows there is substantial variation in the first-time divorce rate when it is broken down by race and education. ...

Overweight & Obesity

Obesity declines among rich US teens, rises in poor

In the past decade, obesity has declined among US teenagers from rich families but has risen among their impoverished counterparts, a gap driven by lack of exercise, said a study Monday.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Is dementia on the decline? Research suggests it might be

Despite fears that the coming silver tsunami will trigger a dementia epidemic, a surprising new study suggests that it may be possible to delay - or even prevent - some kinds of dementia.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Mild B-12 deficiency may speed dementia

(Medical Xpress)—Being even mildly deficient in vitamin B-12 may put older adults at a greater risk for accelerated cognitive decline, an observational study from the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging ...

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