Pediatrics

Parents underestimate teens' social media use during pandemic

Parents' and adolescents' estimates of adolescent screen use during the first year of the pandemic differed significantly, according to a new study published in Academic Pediatrics. While parents estimated their children ...

Medications

Statin use affects prostate cancer screening results

Prostate cancer screening results differ in men taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs compared with non-users, a study conducted at Tampere University in Finland finds. In statin users, screening did not increase the incidence ...

Addiction

One in four older adults not asked about alcohol use

(HealthDay)—More than one-quarter of older adults who use alcohol are not asked about their drinking by their physician, according to a study published online July 29 in Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Changes in the eye may offer early warning for Alzheimer's disease

Some say the eyes are the windows to the soul, but new findings from researchers at the Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute suggest they may offer insight into the mind as well. Their new proof-of-principle study shows how ...

Pediatrics

Research identifies impact of teenage screen use

Two thirds of children use more than one screen at the same time after school, in the evenings and at weekends as part of increasingly sedentary lifestyles, according to new research at the University of Leicester.

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