Today's Health News

Insomnia May Up Risk for Subjective Memory Decline in Older Adults

Middle-aged and older adults with insomnia more likely to report memory decline over subsequent three years

Unintentional Overdose Deaths in U.S. Teens Spiked in 2020

Eight in 10 teen unintentional overdose deaths involved fentanyl and other synthetic opioids

Nearly One in 10 U.S. Teens, Adults Had Past-Year Depression

Sharp increases in depression seen among teens, young adults from 2015 to 2019

Telehealth May Increase Use of Specialty Care for Serious Mental Illness

However, no association seen with substantive changes in medication adherence

Sleep Deprivation May Increase Risk for Systemic Lupus in Women

Additive interactions between low sleep duration and depression or bodily pain may contribute to risk for systemic lupus erythematosus

Daily Multivitamin May Protect Against Cognitive Decline in Older Adults

No benefit seen for cocoa extract supplementation versus placebo

Medical Debt Tied to Worsening of Food, Housing Insecurity

Risk factors for medical indebtedness include hospitalization, disability, high deductible, Medicare Advantage, and no insurance coverage

Cognition, Brain May Recover After Professional Fighters Stop Fighting

After repeated head injuries cease, cognitive function and brain thickness measures stabilize and blood neurofilament light levels decline

Vitamin D Supplementation May Reduce Symptoms of Depression

Authors say more research is needed to determine the benefits of supplementation with standard treatment

USPSTF Recommends Depression Screening for All Adults

Anxiety screening recommended for adults aged 64 and younger, including pregnant, postpartum persons