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Eye tracking tests may predict Alzheimer’s risk

Eye tracking tests may predict Alzheimer’s risk

New research finds that eye tracking tests can accurately detect people who have a form of mild cognitive impairment that predisposes them to Alzheimer’s disease. The direction of a person’s gaze can be a telltale sign of cognitive impairment. Alzheimer’s disease often evolves from mild cognitive impairment (MCI) — a small decline in memory and […]

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Does erectile dysfunction impact productivity at work?

Does erectile dysfunction impact productivity at work?

Globally, erectile dysfunction affects a significant percentage of men. A recent industry-funded study takes data from eight countries and asks whether the condition might reduce productivity at work. A new study looks at the impact of erectile dysfunction on work life. Doctors define erectile dysfunction (ED) as an inability to achieve or maintain an erection […]

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Why ADHD Might Raise the Risk of Early Death

Why ADHD Might Raise the Risk of Early Death

Latest Mental Health News TUESDAY, Aug. 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Swedish researchers think they have honed in on why people with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to die prematurely. Accidental injuries, suicide and substance abuse all play a part, and psychiatric problems fuel these factors, a new study from the Karolinska Institute suggests. […]

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didanosine (Videx, Videx EC)

didanosine (Videx, Videx EC)

What is didanosine, and how does it work (mechanism of action)? Didanosine is an oral medication that is used for the treatment of infections with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). It is in a class of drugs called reverse transcriptase inhibitors which also includes zalcitabine (Hivid), zidovudine (Retrovir), stavudine (Zerit), and lamivudine (Epivir). During infection […]

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erlotinib (Tarceva)

erlotinib (Tarceva)

What is erlotinib, and how does it work (mechanism of action)? Erlotinib is a synthetic (man-made) oral drug that is used for treating cancer. It is approved for treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). There are more than 1.2 million cases worldwide of lung cancer each year, causing one death every 3 seconds. According […]

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nafarelin (Synarel)

nafarelin (Synarel)

What is nafarelin, and how does it work (mechanism of action)? Nafarelin is a synthetic (man-made) protein that blocks the effects of the natural gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH), a hormone that regulates the output of gonadotropins (a class of hormones) by the pituitary gland (a small gland located at the base of the brain). Gonadotropins (follicle […]

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Night Sweats (In Men and Women) Causes, Remedies, and Treatments

Night Sweats (In Men and Women) Causes, Remedies, and Treatments

Source: Getty Images Night sweats definition and facts Night sweats, or excessive sweating during sleep, are a common symptom in women and men. Many medical conditions and diseases can cause them. Examples include women in perimenopause or menopause; medications, hormone problems (Low-T), low blood sugar, and neurological problems. You may have other symptoms like chills, […]