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People with dementia are commonly prescribed complex medication regimes, possibly containing both physical and psychotropic medication for the underlying disease and also other longterm conditions. Medication errors are frequent. The polypharmacy increases the risk of medication-related adverse events, which are associated with many hospital admissions and deaths, Ian Maidment and colleagues report (in: "Dementia Care Research - Scientific Evidende, Current Issues, Future Perspectives"). [more...]
 

Horst C. Vollmar and colleagues report very low detection and recognition rates of dementia in General Practice settings. "Therapeutic actions and psychosocial supply have been found to be rarely considered and offered to patients and caregivers by General Practitioners", the scientists notice in the textbook "Dementia Care Research". [more...]
 

Dialysis: Infections are the second most common cause of death among patients with end-stage renal disease. They can be reduced by applying focused and comprehensive hygienic working routines in handling of vascular access. [more...]
 

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More than one in ten complaints of sexual harassment at work are reported by men, a QUT study has found. According to the research, conducted by Professor Paula McDonald from the QUT Business School and Professor Sara Charlesworth from RMIT, women were accused of sexually harassing men in 5 per cent of cases and men accused other men in 11 per cent of cases. [more...]
 
Previous studies have shown that men find female faces more attractive when the women are ovulating, but the visual clues that allow this are unclear. Now, new research investigating whether it might be to do with subtle changes in skin colour has shown that women's faces do increase in redness during ovulation, but the levels of change are just under the detectable range of the human eye. [more...]
 

In a CBRN crisis it´s important to inform and communicate with the general public about the incident - in order to make them aware of potential dangers and to prevent unjustified rumours. Experts developed the CBRN Communication Scorecard as a tool to facilitate preparedness for an appropriate crisis communication. [more...]
 

The development of acute kidney injury (AKI) after drug abuse is not uncommon. The known heroin-associated nephropathy, for example, is caused by a direct cytotoxic effect of morphine on the renal parenchyma that often results in AKI. [more...]
 

For severely obese people, bariatric surgery may have a benefit besides dramatic weight loss: it can also substantially reduce urinary incontinence. A new investigation led by UC San Francisco is the first to examine the longer-term effects of the surgical procedure on incontinence three years after bariatric surgery. The study appears online June 22 in JAMA Internal Medicine. [more...]
 

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Cardiac device wearers should keep a safe distance from smartphones to avoid unwanted painful shocks or pauses in function, reveals research presented today at EHRA EUROPACE -- CARDIOSTIM 2015 by Dr. Carsten Lennerz, first author and cardiology resident in the Clinic for Heart and Circulatory Diseases, German Heart Centre, Munich, Germany. [more...]
 

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Want to lose abdominal fat, get smarter and live longer? New research led by USC’s Valter Longo shows that periodically adopting a diet that mimics the effects of fasting may yield a wide range of health benefits. [more...]
 
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