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Adults With ADHD Three Times As Likely to Develop Dementia

Researchers report that ADHD adults, those adults who are suffering from attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder, are over 3 times as more likely to get a common type of degenerative dementia compared to those not having ADHD.1✅ JOURNAL REFERENCEDOI: 10.1111/j.1468-1331.2010.03064.x The researchers established the association in a study of 360 subjects having degenerative dementia and… Read More »

Dramatic drops in ER visits likely led to uncounted deaths

This is part of our Coronavirus Update series in which Harvard specialists in epidemiology, infectious disease, economics, politics, and other disciplines offer insights into what the latest developments in the COVID-19 outbreak may bring. Hospital officials, anticipating a surge of COVID-19 cases, urged deferring routine, nonemergency care so doctors, nurses, and other personnel could focus… Read More »

Place you’re most likely to be infected

During a Facebook Live this month one news.com.au reader asked a question of Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison that highlights an important feature of how the coronavirus is spread. What Kerry Porter wanted to know was: “Why do you think workers in Coles, Woolies and Bunnings (who) have been in contact with everyone … haven’t… Read More »

Older adults who drink tea are less likely to be depressed

Previous research has suggested that there is a link between depression and tea drinking. Now, a new study is investigating this relationship further. Depression is common among older adults, with 7% of those over the age of 60 years reporting “major depressive disorder.” Accordingly, research is underway to identify possible causes, which include genetic predisposition,… Read More »

Kids twice as likely to eat healthy after watching cooking shows with healthy food

Television programs featuring healthy foods can be a key ingredient in leading children to make healthier food choices now and into adulthood. A new study in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, published by Elsevier, found kids who watched a child-oriented cooking show featuring healthy food were 2.7 times more likely to make a… Read More »

Dr Miriam Stoppard: Ex-footballers more likely to develop brain diseases

A couple of years ago I wrote about the brain damage that affects American ­footballers from the physical collisions that are a major feature of the game. Then the same phenomenon appeared in British footballers from the impact of heading the ball. New research continues the story. It has been found that ex-pro ­footballers are… Read More »