Psychology & Psychiatry

Do ADHD medicines boost substance abuse risk?

(HealthDay)—Parents often worry that their children who take stimulants to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be at higher risk for substance abuse later.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Senior's weakness for scams may be warning sign of dementia

Does an older friend or relative have a hard time hanging up on telemarketers? Or get excited about a "You've won a prize" voicemail? New research suggests seniors who aren't on guard against scams also might be at risk for ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Is 'positive aging' possible?

Positive ageing is explored in a series of papers emanating from five different countries in the latest issue of the e-journal of Applied Psychology, released today.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Insulin resistance linked to brain health in elderly

New research from Uppsala University shows that reduced insulin sensitivity is linked to smaller brain size and deteriorated language skills in seniors. The findings are now published in the scientific journal Diabetes Care.

Medications

Opioid crisis affects children and teens too

Children and adolescents undergoing surgery can be swept up in the ongoing opioid epidemic, according to a review and update in the Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, official journal of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society ...

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