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Harvard researchers say certain ADHD medications may increase risk of psychosis

Mar 21, 2019 , CNBC Health
Certain medications commonly used to treat ADHD in teens and young adults may increase their risk of psychosis, according to researchers at Harvard Medical School and McLean...
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Young people on amphetamines for ADHD have twice the psychosis risk compared to other stimulants, study says

Mar 21, 2019 , CNN Health
Teens and young adults with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder, ADHD, who receive amphetamines such as Adderall for treatment have a higher risk of developing psychosis, compared to those who receive methyphenidates stimulants, such as Ritalin, according to a large new study....
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With ADHD, amphetamine has double the psychosis risk of methylphenidate

Mar 21, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Children and young adults with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) who are treated with the stimulants amphetamine or methylphenidate face a small but significant risk of developing psychosis, with amphetamine products twice as likely to spark at problem, researchers say....
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AHA News: Overweight Kids at Higher Risk for Blood Clots as Adults

Mar 19, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: Overweight Kids at Higher Risk for Blood Clots as AdultsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/18/2019 12:00:00...
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Docs Back Off Aspirin to Prevent 1st Heart Attack

Mar 19, 2019 , WebMD
The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association agree that for older adults at low heart risk, the chance of bleeding that comes with daily low-dose aspirin outweighs any heart...
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Updating Your Knowledge of the Many Medications for Type 2 Diabetes

Mar 19, 2019 , American Journal of Nursing
According to the latest figures from the CDC, 30.3 million people in the U.S. have diabetes, and another 84.3 million adults have 'prediabetes.' Type 2 diabetes accounts for 90% to 95% of all cases. Are you up-to-date on the new drugs? This month in AJN, Patricia Keresztes and Annette Peacock-Johnson help us find our way [...] The post Updating Your Knowledge of the Many Medications for Type 2 Diabetes appeared first on Off the...
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Periodontal Disease May Increase Risk For Dementia

Mar 18, 2019 , Forbes
Researchers found that persons with chronic periodontitis had a 6% higher risk for dementia compared to those without periodontitis. Periodontitis is the most important cause of tooth loss in...
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Aspirin no longer recommended as heart attack preventative for most healthy adults

Mar 18, 2019 , CNN Health
Cardiologists are no longer recommending low-dose aspirin except for high-risk patients because the risk of bleeding can outweigh the heart-healthy benefits....
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Sharp Increase In Mental Health Illnesses In Young People May Be Linked To Social Media, Cultural Trends

Mar 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The report also said that lack of sleep could be a contributing factor. Between 2008 and 2017, suicides among young adults in age brackets between 18 and 25 grew by as much as 56 percent, and the rate at which these young people entertained thoughts of suicide rose by up to 68 percent. “It’s an alarming trend," said Dr. Ramin Mojtabai, a Johns Hopkins University...
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Smartphone mindfulness app may help curb loneliness

Mar 16, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Adults who spend just 20 minutes a day using a smartphone mindfulness training app may feel less lonely and have more social interactions than people who don't, a small experiment suggests....
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More Vitamin D May Improve Memory But Too Much May Slow Reaction Time

Mar 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
How much vitamin D can boost memory, learning and decision-making in older adults, and how much is too much? A unique Rutgers-led study found that overweight and obese older women who took more than three times the recommended daily dose of vitamin D showed improvements in memory and learning – but......
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Exercise Plus Less Sitting Improves Blood Pressure in Obese Adults

Mar 15, 2019 , CardioSmart
Breaking up sitting with just three minutes of activity has immediate heart-health benefits, finds Australian...
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Jardiance vs. Fortamet, Glucophage, Glucophage XR

Mar 14, 2019 , RxList
Jardiance (empagliflozin) and Fortamet, Glucophage, and Glucophage XR (metformin hydrochloride) are anti-diabetes medicines used as adjuncts to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus....
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Jardiance vs. Invokana

Mar 13, 2019 , RxList
Jardiance (empagliflozin) and Invokana (canagliflozin) are anti-diabetes medicines used as adjuncts to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes...
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Jardiance vs. Janumet

Mar 13, 2019 , RxList
Jardiance (empagliflozin) and Janumet (sitagliptin/metformin HCl) are anti-diabetes medicines used as adjuncts to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes...
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1 in 3 Young Adults Suffers From Loneliness in U.S.

Mar 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: 1 in 3 Young Adults Suffers From Loneliness in U.S.Category: Health NewsCreated: 3/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/12/2019 12:00:00...
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Study Links a Hearty Breakfast and Less TV to Healthier Arteries

Mar 13, 2019 , CardioSmart
Greek study finds adults who ate a high-energy breakfast and spent less time on the sofa had healthier...
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Poor Sleep A Problem For Foster Children

Mar 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Children living in foster care may have a higher risk of developing insomnia, and this can lead to long-term mental and physical health problems, according to a study led by researchers at the University of Georgia. The researchers conducted in-depth interviews with 24 adults who lived in foster ca......
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Teen hookah users run risk of heart disease, poisoning

Mar 13, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A growing number of American teens and young adults are using hookah, or water pipes, and many of them may be under the mistaken impression that it's risk-free and non-addictive, U.S. heart doctors warn....
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Jardiance vs. Victoza

Mar 13, 2019 , RxList
Jardiance (empagliflozin) and Victoza (liraglutide [rDNA origin]) are anti-diabetes medicines used as adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes...
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