Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Long-term opioid use does not increase risk of Alzheimer 's disease

Opioid use is not associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer's disease, shows a recent study from the University of Eastern Finland. Researchers did not find any risk neither for long-term use nor for higher cumulative ...

Diabetes

Skimping on sleep may contribute to gestational diabetes

The amount of time spent sleeping in the United States has dropped significantly in the past twenty years with almost a quarter of women and 16 percent of men experiencing insufficient sleep. Now, a new study has found that ...

Cardiology

New cancer diagnosis may come with risk of thromboembolism

Patients newly diagnosed with cancer may have a substantially increased short-term risk of arterial thromboembolism, according to a study published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

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