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Weight gain and weight loss in older adults are both associated with an increased risk for dementia

Weight Gain, Loss in Seniors May Increase Risk for Dementia

Significant correlation observed between late-life BMI changes and dementia risk in both sexes
Older adults who regularly perform word and number puzzles have higher cognitive functioning than those who do not engage in such activities

Regular Puzzle Use May Improve Cognition in Older Adults

Performance on 14 measures of cognitive function better for those doing word or number puzzles
Octogenarians with acute myeloid leukemia have a one-month mortality rate of 41 percent and overall survival of 1.5 months

Octogenarians With Acute Myeloid Leukemia Have Poor Survival

Overall survival 1.5 months; survival improved for those receiving chemotherapy
Dupilumab is associated with significantly reduced severe exacerbation rates in patients with late-onset asthma with or without fixed airway obstruction

Dupilumab Cuts Exacerbations in Late-Onset Asthma

Lung function improved at weeks 12 and 52 in patients with, without fixed airway obstruction
Consumption of sugary beverages

Higher Consumption of Sugary Drinks May Up Mortality in Adults

Findings include both sugar-sweetened beverages and 100 percent fruit juices
There was a significant reduction in the gap between male and female rates of suicide among youth aged 10 to 19 years in the United States from 1975 through 2016

Gender Gap in U.S. Youth Suicide Narrowed From 1975 to 2016

Suicide prevention efforts should take both sex and developmental level into consideration
U.S. health care organizations lost nearly $454 million due to clinical drug diversion in 2018

Clinical Drug Diversion Costly to Health Care Organizations

Report finds 47.2 million doses lost due to health care worker misuse and theft in 2018
The FRAX fracture risk tool can stratify fracture risk equally well among women receiving aromatase inhibitor therapy for breast cancer and nonusers of the therapy

Fracture Risk Tool Useful for Women on Aromatase Inhibitors

Findings question considering aromatase inhibitors a 'secondary cause of osteoporosis'
From 2000 to 2015

Rates of Depression Up in U.S. Women at Hospital to Give Birth

U.S. rate of depressive disorders recorded during delivery hospitalization increased from 2000 to 2015
An increasing number of urine drug test results positive for cocaine or methamphetamine are also positive for nonprescribed fentanyl

Non-Rx Fentanyl Up in Urine Tests Positive for Other Drugs

Significant increases seen in urine drug tests positive for cocaine and methamphetamine