Today's Health News

Occupational Exposures Tied to ALS Risk

Greatest risks seen with self-reported occupational metals exposure

Genetic Predisposition to Smoking Causally Linked to Stroke Outcomes

Link remained significant in multivariable Mendelian randomization analyses adjusting for genetically predicted alcohol consumption

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

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

Neuropsychiatric Manifestations Seen in Monkeypox Patients

Headache, fatigue, and myalgia are reported frequently; serious complications, such as confusion, encephalitis, and seizure, are less common

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

Smoking May Increase Odds of Meniere Disease in Men

Alcohol consumption associated with decreased odds of MD in men; being underweight linked to decreased odds of MD

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

Excitatory Brain Stimulation Protocols Beneficial in Schizophrenia

Noninvasive stimulation interventions over the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex linked to reductions in severity of negative symptoms