Today's Health News

Inverted U-Shaped Link Seen for Sleep Duration, Cognitive Decline

Decline in global cognitive z-score faster for individuals with ≤4 hours, ≥10 hours of sleep nightly

Individuals With Autism at Risk for Other Health Conditions

Risk higher compared with the general population even after controlling for smoking, alcohol use, BMI

Lifestyle Changes May Aid Cognitive Abilities

Cognition scores significantly higher for older adults experiencing cognitive decline assigned to an intervention

Details Emerge on Unexplained Illness in AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Trial

Healthy 37-year-old woman 'experienced confirmed transverse myelitis' after receiving second dose of vaccine

Botox for TMJ Disorder Does Not Affect Jaw Bone Density

Low-dose botulinum toxin injections for jaw, facial pain not linked to short-term bone changes

Transient Orthostatic Hypotension Common in Parkinson Disease

PD patients with history of orthostatic intolerance had more severe systolic BP decrease

Study Suggests Smoking Causes Fatal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

Large, long-term twin study reveals link between smoking and subarachnoid hemorrhage

Meta-Analysis Links PTSD to Increased Dementia Risk

Risk up in veterans and general population, remains significant after exclusion of high-bias studies

Low-to-Moderate Drinking May Protect Cognition During Aging

However, results show significant racial difference, with stronger association for Whites

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Tied to Worse Bone Health

Findings strongest for development of vertebral fracture