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AHA News: Dementia Can Complicate Heart Recovery and Treatment - 2021-07-30
"Studies show people with dementia -- and even those with mild cognitive impairments -- are less likely than those with no cognitive loss to receive invasive procedures used to treat heart disease, for example." More

Deaths From Alzheimer's Far More Common in Rural America - 2021-07-30
"Teens have a far greater risk of heart inflammation from COVID-19 than from the vaccines that protect against it, new research shows." More

Could COVID-19 Accelerate Alzheimer's Symptoms? - 2021-07-30
"Severely ill COVID-19 patients display biological evidence of brain injury and inflammation as well as early markers of Alzheimer's, according to data gathered by an international consortium reviewing the coronavirus' effects on brain health." More

Pandemic Boosted Paranoia and Conspiracy Theories, Study Confirms - 2021-07-29
"Using online surveys and the same card games, the researchers detected increased levels of paranoia and erratic behavior among the general population in the United States during the pandemic." More

More Than Half of Americans Plagued by Back, Leg Pain - 2021-07-29
"More than half of U.S. adults suffer from pain, with backs and legs the most common sources, according to researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)." More

Dementia Cases Will Nearly Triple Worldwide by 2050: Study - 2021-07-28
"The global total of people living with dementia will rise nearly three-fold by 2050, researchers say." More

FDA Panel Advisor Who Panned New Alzheimer's Drug Speaks Out - 2021-07-28
"An outside advisor to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's review of the controversial Alzheimer's drug Aduhelm is now speaking out, arguing that the approval was based on dodgy science and involved questionable collaboration between regulators and the drug's maker." More

Could Heavy Marijuana Use Be Driving Rise in Schizophrenia Cases? - 2021-07-27
"There's been a sharp rise in schizophrenia cases linked with marijuana use since the mid-1990s, a new Danish study finds." More

Kids With Autism Have Unique Gut 'Microbiomes' - 2021-07-27
"Watch videos on TikTok and you're likely to see plenty of positive portrayals of vaping, a new study shows." More

'Light Flash' Treatment Might Help Slow Alzheimer's - 2021-07-27
"According to a pair of small new studies, exposing Alzheimer's patients to an hour a day of carefully modulated light and/or sound appears, over time, to slow down the telltale brain degeneration that typifies disease progression." More

Cleaning Up the Air Could Help Prevent Alzheimer's - 2021-07-26
"A trio of new studies finds that air quality appears linked to a risk of thinking declines and dementia, and bad air might even promote toxic brain proteins that are a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease." More

Major Medical Groups Call for Mandatory COVID Vaccination for Health Workers - 2021-07-26
"All health care workers should be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19, dozens of major U.S. medical groups said in a joint statement released Monday." More

U.S. to Stick With International Travel Restrictions - 2021-07-26
"The rapid spread of the highly contagious Delta variant around the world means that the United States will continue with COVID-19 international travel restrictions for now, a White House official said Monday." More

PTSD Common After Sexual Assault, But Eases for Most - 2021-07-23
"Most sexual assault survivors have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) immediately after the attack, but it tends to lessen over the following months, a new study finds." More

Long-Term Outlook for Most With Serious Brain Injury Is Better Than Thought - 2021-07-23
"A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can cripple patients for the rest of their lives, but new research suggests that many people with moderate-to-severe TBI have better-than-expected long-term outcomes." More

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